Amit Nayak is an asset manager with 20+ years of experience in asset management, private equity & operations. He is the Vice President of HAMA MEA, a Mentor at iN5 Dubai and on the executive board of the Cornell University Alumni association for GCC.
He is the VP- Asset Management for a Dubai based private equity firm with a strong focus on hospitality. Prior to it, he managed the development of the hospitality division at WASL and was part of the asset management team overlooking a portfolio of high end hospitality and golf assets with operators like Mandarin, Marriott, Hyatt, MGM, Hilton, etc. Earlier he was the Managing Director of HighPoint providing Asset management & Investment Advisory within the hospitality, PE & RE space within UAE, KSA & Europe as well Executive Manager for a family office in Bahrain where he managed as owner’s representative assets globally with international top tier operators.
He is an alumnus from the IHMCTAN, Mumbai School of hotel management as well from Cornell NY where he specialized in asset & revenue management with a post-grad in business administration from NMIMS, Mumbai. He holds a CHA license from AHLEI.