Head of Hotels | MENA Region
Christopher Lund oversees the Hotels consultancy division of Colliers International in the Middle East and North Africa. Over the past 8 years, the Hotels team has worked on more than 700 projects in the region, providing advisory services to hotel developers, investors, operators, governments, law firms and banks. Christopher specialises in development consultancy and strategic asset management, ranging from standalone hotels to large-scale destinations, as well as hotel company strategies, condo-hotel investment models and negotiating complex hotel management agreements. His operational and asset management experience allows him to have a 360-degree view and hands-on approach when providing actionable advice to enhance hotel profitability.
Christopher joined Colliers in 2012 to lead a 6-month asset re-positioning project. He drafted and implemented a new business plan for a distressed hotel, turning the performance from an operating loss to profit.
Christopher holds an MSc in Real Estate Investment and Finance from Henley Business School, with other degrees from New York University (Real Estate Finance/Investments), Ecole Hoteliere de Lausanne and The Emirates Academy of Hospitality Management.
Memberships & Involvements
Advisory Board Member - Arabian Hotel Investment Conference (AHIC)