The experience economy is changing the hotel world like . Hotel chains are being forced to think carefully about the wishes of their guests and the branding and service level that suit them.
A growth in tourism creates an enormous demand for hotel rooms and new hotels. As a result of this and other factors, hotels have grown to become the best investment class in the real estate world over the last five years. Do you want to invest in hotel real estate, sell your hotel or develop a new hotel? Or do you want to know which hotel concept best suits your location? We will help you discover the opportunities, both in the local market and internationally.
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Head of Hotels Benelux
I am the founder in 2002 of MD Hotel Investments, a succesfull niche hotel corporate finance advisory based in Amsterdam and the co-founder of European Hotel Capital, a private equity international hotel fund. Since June 2013 I joined Colliers in Amsterdam as Director Hotels and specialised in hotel developement advisory, operator search and hotel financing.
Curently I am Head of Hotels Benelux, Member of the Board of Colliers Netherlands and Direcor Alternative Real Estate.
Director Hotels | Transactions
As Director Transactions at Colliers International Hotels I am based in Amsterdam. I lead the team of professionals responsible for hotel investment advisory services in the Benelux and cross-border in the EMEA region.
Before rejoining Colliers in september 2018, I succesully founded and managed Eminent Real Estate (a boutique real estate family office) from October 2013 untill September 2018. Before founding Eminent Real Estate I was Director of Capital Markets at Colliers managing the Dutch investment services team out of the Amsterdam HQ. Previously I was the Managing Partner of the Eindhoven office.
Before joining RSP/Van Boxtel & Partners Makelaars / Colliers in 2003, I worked as a senior real estate agent/valuer at Clercx Liebau Bedrijfshuisvesting and Van Boxtel & Partners Makelaars, which came after the start of my career in 1995 as a junior real estate agent at Van Engelen Bedrijfsmakelaars in Eindhoven.
Chief Executive Officer | Netherlands
My area of expertise lies in fields such as multi country assigments, strategic marketing, International Business Development, International Private Public Initiatives, hospitality consultancy and corporate finance assignments. My clarity in vision and strategy, leads to tangible results. My focus has been predominantly been on cross border assigments, where I leveraged my extensive entrepreneurial expertise in Europe, the Middle East, India, Brazil and Russia. I have over 30 years experience in hotel operational consulting, initially with a focus on database management & customer loyalty programs as wel as hotel reservation systems in the global market. I have also spent several years in hotel development and real estate financing related areas, where I combined my expertise as hotel operations specialist in my role since late 2009 as Director Hotels for Colliers in the Netherlands as well as Head Of EMEA Hotels for Colliers. Since September 1, 2017 I am Chief Executive officer for Colliers in the Netherlands leading a team of some 300 plus professionals and 4 offices. I am a leader with a clear vision and a large drive to achieve goals.