Speaker Profile

Ramsay Rankoussi

Senior Director Business Development, Middle East & Africa
The Rezidor Hotel Group

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Based in Dubai, Ramsay co-leads Carlson Rezidor’s strategic growth in the Middle East and North Africa.
With responsibility for increasing the Group’s regional hotel portfolio, Ramsay is a recognized deal expert leading each transaction from sourcing to execution; proficient in legal contract negotiations, due diligence and financial analysis. 

Ramsay has successfully executed the overall Group's strategy every year since joining with his geographic mandate currently translating over 50% of the global pipeline for the Rezidor Hotel Group.
Ramsay previously led the investment arm of Millennium Hotels & Resorts, one of the Middle East’s leading and fastest growing hotel groups. During this time, he helped take the company into the top 10 ranks in the region.
A Belgian National, Ramsay is fluent in multiple languages and with a multi-cultural background. He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration and an MBA majoring in Hotel Real Estate Finance and Asset Management from the ESSEC Business School (IMHI) in Paris.