Bastien Blanc is the quintessential hotelier and co-founder of the international hospitality consultancy group Trokadero Management. The company, established in 2007, has representation in Dubai, Riyadh, Paris, Warsaw, Sydney, Singapore and Skopje. He has a distinguished hospitality career spanning over 30 years and 4 continents, trailblazing new markets.
His leadership and directorial positions have been at some of world’s leading hotel operators including Accor and IHG, driving luxury led portfolios. His most recent position was as Managing Director for KSA and Bahrain for IHG Hotels & Resorts leading the opening of their new headquarter in Riyadh. Bastien is passionate about the hospitality industry, its development, quality of offering and advancing the talent of tomorrow. He is an accomplished keynote speaker.