Arabian Hotel Investment Conference

21-22 September 2020 | Madinat Jumeirah, Dubai, U.A.E

Speaker profile

Ahmer Naushad

Managing Director
RHA Capital

He has over 18 years of globally diverse career in real estate and hospitality strategy, investment, & asset management in major developed markets in the Americas & Europe & the emerging markets of the Middle East, Africa, Asia, Caribbean & Indian Ocean.

He has been on the operator and ownerships sides of the business, through successful tenures with prestigious firms including Gencom Group, Miral Asset Management, Lehman Brothers, Kingdom Hotels Investment, PKF Consulting, Istithmar World, Majid Al Futtaim Properties, InterContinental Hotels & Hilton.

With core expertise in asset management, he is well experienced in all facets of the real estate investment cycle including portfolio and single asset transactions (acquisition and dispositions), debt and equity funding, management contracts, design and development, workouts, operations and stakeholder management.

After completing the tenure with Gencom earlier this year, Ahmer formed the RHA Capital, with offices in US and Canada. The firm advises in investment and asset management in the hospitality and real estate sector across the globe.

Ahmer holds an MBA in Investment from the Washington State University; a BA in Hotel Management from Austria; and post graduate certificate in Real Estate from Cornell University. He is also a Certified Hotel Asset Manager Designee.