Saudi Arabia Hospitality Investment Conference

14-16 April 2020 | Madinat Jumeirah, Dubai, U.A.E

Speaker profile

Mark Saint-Julien

“Mark Saint-Julien is Chief Executive Officer of Mangalis Hotel Group (MHG).

An African hospitality group headquartered in Dakar, MHG owns and operates five hotels under three distinct hotel brands from economy to luxury.

With African origins and a presence in four countries with its singular brands Yaas, Seen and Noom, the group is implementing a sustainable approach to talent management to develop local talents and offer a unique experience to business travellers.

MHG hotels are showcasing African art and culture to support the group’s vision of hotels as places to interact in an energising atmosphere.

Mark held several management positions in France and Senegal for well established International brands, where he put a strong emphasis on team empowerment and consistent high quality service to boost hotel performance.

Convinced of Africa’s strengths and the value of its human capital, Mark is committed to contributing to the emergence of the continent as a primary destination for both business and leisure travellers.

Mark is also a hotel management school lecturer and speaker who shares his experience and values about the importance of managing with a long-term vision to ensure sustainable performance.

He holds a Bachelor in Economics and an MBA in Hospitality Management from ESSEC, Paris