Director of Development Africa, Mövenpick Hotels & Resorts
Christophe graduated from the Ecole Hôtelière de Lausanne (EHL), Switzerland with a master degree in Hospitality and Tourism Management, and holds a Certificate in Hotel Real Estate Investments and Asset Management Cornell University, USA.
Prior to joining Mӧvenpick Hotels & Resorts, Christophe worked as an associate manager for Colliers International in Dubai on various types of project development across diverse locations such as UAE, Qatar, Seychelles, Tunisia, Togo, Saudi Arabia spanning from mixed-use and specialized hotel projects. He conducted market and financial feasibility study, operator selection as well as site`s highest and best use study.
He previously worked within Hyatt International Technical Services department, in Dubai, dedicated to the South West Asia, where he played a predominant role, during several months, in the Park Hyatt Hyderabad (India) opening.
Additionally, Christophe gained an extensive banking experience during almost a decade in private banking for a leading Swiss organization Switzerland. He performed due diligence on potential clients, market analysis and investment proposals as well as coordinated and assisted with management of client portfolios.