Arabian & African Hospitality
Investment Conference

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

Speaker profile

Olivier Granet
Managing Partner and Chief Executive Officer
Kasada Capital Management

Olivier Granet is Managing Partner and Chief Executive Officer of Kasada Capital Management. He has extensive hospitality industry experience gained over 20 years at Accor.

In his last position as CEO of AccorHotels Middle East and Africa, he was responsible for a portfolio of over 200 hotels consisting of 50,000 rooms across over 30 countries and representing 30,000 employees. He joined the Middle East team in 2011 when the Group had 40 hotels in the region. As a senior executive leading Accor’s expansion in the region, Olivier made remarkable strides in growing the network, where he was ultimately acquiring one new property signature every two weeks and opening one hotel a month.

In 2016 Olivier took on the role of Chief Operating Officer Middle East, and in 2017 added Africa to his remit when he became Chief Operating Officer of Middle East and Africa.

Before joining Accor, he spent 10 years within Deloitte’s Audit and Corporate Finance practice. Olivier has a BA from Grenoble Institute of Political Studies (Sciences-Po Grenoble) and an executive MBA from ESSEC Business School.

Olivier is French and speaks English & French.