He joins from Marktlink Mergers and Acquisitions where he has been a consultant for the last three years; prior to that he worked for DO&CO airline catering company at London Heathrow airport and RTL/Eyeworks Sports.

Dirk Bakker, Head of EMEA Hotels at Colliers International said:  “Transactions in our industry are more and more about valuing enterprises. Klaas brings a wealth of M&A and corporate finance expertise in the leisure sector and will be a great asset to the team.”

Colliers International EMEA Hotels team comprises 70 people, working from five centres of excellence across the region, advising financial institutions, Investment funds including, hotel companies and developers.