Arabian Hotel Investment Conference

29 September - 1 October 2020 | Dubai - Virtual

Speaker profile

Alistair Gosling

Founder & CEO
Extreme Group & Extreme Hotels

Alistair Gosling is an award-winning entrepreneur and investor with over 25 years of experience spanning media, marketing, events and large-scale sport and leisure destination development.

Always armed with a ‘Can Do’ attitude, Alistair is the driving force behind The Extreme Sports Company and has overall responsibility for the strategic direction, critical decisions and overall management of business.

Initially focused on the fast-paced media sector, Alistair built a world leading TV distribution company, then in 1998, aged 27, he saw a gap in the market and had the vision for the EXTREME brand franchise and The Extreme Sports TV Channel. He partnered with UPC and Liberty Media, raised $35m and went onto to launch the brand in over 60 counties around the world.

Today backed by Kleinwort Hambros and Soc Gen banks Alistair is working alongside a brilliant team based between the Middle East and United Kingdom and is building EXTREME across destinations, hotels and resorts, media and marketing, events and licensing.

He is honoured and privileged to sit on the International advisory board of Qiddiya, the 334-square-km sports, entertainment and cultural phenomenon being developed in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and is a supporter of Medshr.net the award winning medical network that is helping save lives through peer to peer learning between doctors. Alistair is a passionate sailor, skier, pilot, dive master and alongside his wife Amber Nuttall the world-renowned marine conservationist is a significant supporter of several global marine conservation projects.