Arabian & African Hospitality
Investment Conference

20-22 September 2021 | Madinat Jumeirah, Dubai, U.A.E

Speaker profile

Chris Newman

Executive Director Hotel Development
NEOM


A seasoned and globally-renowned C-Suite Executive who challenges the ‘Status Quo’ to drive rapid growth, expansion and attainment of corporate goals, delivering customer and operational excellence within major brands such as NEOM, EMAAR Hospitality Group and Starwood Hotels & Resorts. A visionary, people-orientated leader, who champions cultural change and advocates the use of award-winning digital innovations to transform the customer experience. Takes charge of brand development and identifies gaps in regional markets leading to the conceptual design, development and launch of successful mid-range and luxury hospitality offerings.