Ahmad has an extensive background covering over 8 years in the real estate and hospitality industry. working for real estate developers, real estate consultants and hotel operators. Over the years he has acquired a solid foundation of multi-disciplinary skills, including;, Customer Service, feasibility studies, reports writing, acquisitions and disposals, corporate solutions and market research.
Prior to joining Colliers Ahmad worked for JLL MENA as a Senior Analyst in the corporate solutions division for 4 years based in Cairo, Egypt.
Ahmad brings extensive knowledge to the real estate market in Egypt with over 5 years in the consulting career. He has represented high profiled corporate clients, managed and led large complex transactions. Throughout his experience, he acquired strong communications and negotiations skills.
Ahmad has advised fortune 100 and 500 companies within the IT, Oil and Gas, banking and Pharma sectors on corporate real estate strategies for their HQ’s in Egypt and has provided dedicated market research and insights to his clients.
He also has experience in the Hotels & Hospitality sector, as he worked for different Hotel operators in Egypt, giving him a unique blend of experience
Ahmad Has Worked over the years on numerous projects where his role includes:
• Helped clients strategize, evaluate and execute real estate transactions to meet their business and occupancy needs
• Assisted in developing strategies and supporting models for complex real estate transactions.
• Support and participate in lease acquisitions and dispositions
• Financial modeling & Advisory
BSc of Hotels & Hospitality Management
Management Certificate Diploma from the American University in Cairo
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.