Speaker Profile

Bobby McKenna

Managing Partner
CPS Tanzania

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Bobby joined CPS Tanzania as Managing Partner to head up the strategic expansion and market positioning of the mainland Tanzania operation. He brings with him 25 years experience in the East African luxury hospitality and property sector, initially as a safari guide, before working his way up through various senior management roles, eventually developing and opening his own award-winning 5* boutique hotel on Zanzibar in 2010, later sold to an upscale international hotel group. 
Bobby subsequently applied his broad expertise to a series of hospitality and property advisory roles, including to the Governments of United Kingdom, Tanzania, Zanzibar and Argentina, and executive leadership of hospitality trade associations, before spending 5 years in an executive management position in the planning of a $1.5bn mixed-use hospitality/residential/commercial resort development. 
Bobby's principal focus at CPS lies in the luxury hospitality and property sector, leveraging the crossover value of mixed-use, branded hospitality and residential schemes to build confidence in the nascent African luxury real estate sector.  
CPS are currently working on two innovative mixed-use developments, featuring a 4* Business/Conference Hotel in Stone Town, Zanzibar and a 5* Business/Resort Hotel in South Beach, Dar es Salaam.