Forum de l’Investissement Hôtelier Africain

2021 – TBA


2021 – TBA


How we choose our speakers

Our Speakers are key influencers in the African investment market. Our speaking faculty are chosen for their industry knowledge, experience, and insight that they are happy to share.

If you would like to be considered to be part of the speaking faculty, please contact Jean Perrochon.


M. Siandou Fofana

Ministre du Tourisme et des Loisirs, Côte d'Ivoire

Kossivi Egbetonyo

Ministre de la Culture, du Tourisme et des Loisirs, République Togolaise

Rose Bakri

Chief Financial Officer, Louvre Hotels Africa

Christopher Balliet Bleziri

Principal Investment Officer, Banque Ouest Africaine de Développement

Olivier Baric

Aviation Director, Africa, EGIS

Ewan Cameron

Director – Africa, Westmont Hospitality

Karim Cheltout

Regional Vice President - Development, Africa, Marriott International

Youssef Chraibi

Associate Director, MAGESPRO Africa

Yacouba Coulibaly

Partner, ASAFO & CO.

David Damiba

Chief Investment Officer, Kasada Capital Management

Clémence Derycke

Consultant, Leisure & Tourism Development - West & Central Africa, Horwath HTL

Ismahill Diaby

General Manager Western & Central Africa, Visa

Philippe Doizelet

Managing Partner, Horwath HTL

Hilaire Dongmo

Principal, Actis Real Estate

Thomas Emanuel

Director, STR

Réda Faceh

Vice President Development Northern & Western Africa, Accor

Mamoudou Fadil

Vice-président, Société Nouvelle des Cocotiers (SNC)

Claire Fillatre

Senior Investment Officer, Proparco

Erwan Garnier

Senior Director Development, French & Portuguese Speaking Africa, Radisson Hotel Group

Philippe Gauguier

Partner and Co-Director, In Extenso Tourism, Culture & Hospitality (IE TCH)

Maher Ghidaoui

Directeur Général, Azalaï Hôtel Abidjan

Olivier Granet

Chief Executive Officer, Kasada Capital Management

Chadi Hauch

Vice President Lodging Development for Africa, Marriott International

Olivier Hennion

Managing Director, IT Hospitality

Yasmina Limam

Sales & Marketing Director, Accor Hotels Ivory Coast

Leila Farah Mokaddem

Country Manager, Morocco, The African Development Bank

Fabio Nava

Vice President, JLL Hotels & Hospitality Group

Fatimata Ndoye

Directrice Générale, Mercure Cab

Olivier Petit

Partner, In Extenso Tourism, Culture & Hospitality

Dr. Emmanuel Pinto Moreira

Director, Country Economics Department, African Development Bank

Nicolas Pompigne-Mognard

Founder & Chairman, APO Group

Marjorie Saint-Lot

Country Manager Ivory Coast, Uber

Zouhaier Sammoud

Manager - Consulting Tourisme, Deloitte Afrique

Olaf Schmidt

Manager- Tourism Investments Africa, IFC

Mark Sopp

Senior Vice President & Principal, SB Architects

Andreas Tscherning

COO International, Louvre Hotels Group

Magatte Wade

Président du Conseil d’Administration, Africa Real Estate & Président du comité de pilotage, DISFIN - GPIH

Mohamed Wade

Managing Director, Amandla Capital Real Estate

Trevor Ward

Managing Director, W Hospitality Group

Emil Youssefzadeh

Chairman, STM Group, Inc.

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