Africa Hotel Investment Forum

October 2019 – Africa

AHIF

October 2019 – Africa

Speaker Profile

Robert Hornman

Managing Partner & COO, Amandla Capital Real Estate

A passionate hotelier, Rob secured his first General Manager position in Jakarta at age 28.  

After managing his first hotel for ACCOR, he held various positions, including Vice President Sales & Marketing – Asia; Vice President Global Sales and Business Development at the ACCOR head office in Paris; and Managing Director of Accor Dorint SMARD GmbH in Germany.

His last position at ACCOR was Vice President SOFITEL for Germany, Central Europe and Eastern Countries.  

In 2008, Rob joined Worldhotels, an exclusive global group of then 500 independent upscale and luxury hotels. He was CEO and Managing Director at Worldhotels till mid-2014.

Since 2014 Rob has held various board and advisory positions in Hotel and Hospitality technology related businesses as well as start-ups such as:  

Non Executive Board Member and senior advisor to Groupe Azalaï Hotels  

Non Executive Board Member Guest Centric Systems  

Product Evangelist and advisor conichi  

Rob holds a close relationship with École Hôtelière de Lausanne, where he was member of the International Advisory Board from 2013 till 2015. Meanwhile he is also acting as professor for some of the Lausanne executive education programs.

Rob Hornman is a Dutch national, lives in Cascais near Lisbon, Portugal with his wife and three children.