Arabian Hotel Investment Conference

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

Speaker profile

Ramsay Rankoussi

Vice President, Development - Middle East, Turkey & Africa
Radisson Hotel Group

Based in Dubai, Ramsay is responsible for leading  the Group’s strategic growth across the Middle East, Turkey & Africa. He recently expanded his leadership as the new Head of Development for Africa, demonstrating a strong focus and commitment across the African Continent.

Reporting directly to the Chief Development Officer, Ramsay brings a level of knowledge, skills and experience, which are critical to Radisson Hotel Group’s expansion plans.

Tasked with increasing the company’s regional hotel portfolio and footprint, Ramsay is known as an expert deal-maker, leading transactions from sourcing through to execution.

He is proficient in legal contract negotiations, due diligence and financial analysis and oversees the underwriting, strategic planning, investment analysis and asset management activities for all type of deal structuring, including conversions and take overs, financial commitments, franchise and straight management agreements.

A Belgian national, he is fluent in multiple languages and with a multi-cultural background. Ramsay holds a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration and an MBA specialized in Hotel Real Estate Finance and Asset Management from the ESSEC Business School (IMHI) in Paris.