Giuliano Gasparini is an Associate Director at Aldar Properties PSJC heading the asset management division of the hotel and leisure portfolio of the firm. Prior to that, he covered several executive positions in hospitality-specialized consulting firms across Europe and Middle East having been Head of Consulting at PKF Hotelexperts in Dubai, Senior Vice-President of JLL Hotels in Madrid, Senior Associate at HVS in Madrid and senior consultant in CBRE Hotels in Rome amongst others.
Giuliano Gasparini is one of the Board members of HAMA Middle East (Hotel Asset Management Association) and a full-time professor at Paris Sorbonne Abu Dhabi, Dubai Real Estate Institute and IE Business School in Madrid as well as visiting professors in other major leading institutions worldwide. He holds affiliation at the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (FRICS), Counsellor of Real Estate (CRE) and Institute of Hospitality (FIH).
Giuliano graduated in Economics at Bocconi University in Italy and hold two master degrees in Urban Economics (Erasmus University Rotterdam in the Nederland’s) and in Tourism Economics (Bocconi University in Italy); as well as a post-graduate certificate on Hotel Asset Management from Cornell University (USA).
Giuliano is also an occasional contributor on Hotelier Middles-Est as well as in other specialized magazines (such as the RICS Journal, Expansion, etc.) on hotel and real estate asset management and investment topics.