10 - 12 SEPTEMBER 2023


René Beil

René Beil is President, Executive Board & Founding Member of HAMA MEA, the Middle East & Africa chapter of the reputable global non-profit association, Hospitality Asset Managers Association (HAMA), which has the aim to bring professional & international business standards as well as excellence in best practices to hospitality asset management within the region. HAMA MEA’s mission is the enhancement of hospitality asset managers through education, the advancement of the profession, and serving as the collective industry voice of hospitality ownership.

In 2009, René Beil, Managing Director of Beaufort Global established a leading third party Real Estate Hospitality Asset Management, Investment and Development firm in Dubai, UAE with focus on hospitality real estate for hotels, resorts, commercial, residential, infrastructure, master development, mixed-use and governmental FDI initiatives. With a reputation for excellence, quality and delivery, it has over the past decade established relationships of trust at the highest levels of government as well as private and public sector enterprise for the execution of global mandates on results-oriented delivery.

He brings a seasoned history in real estate hospitality asset management, operations, finance, investments, management and business development. Accompanied by a comprehensive network of personal and private relationships at senior principal levels in Commerce and Finance & Government, he has led business development and growth initiatives on multiple continents as a prime driver of investments, asset management, and new business development for Sovereign Wealth Funds, Government, Public & Private Companies, Royal Families, Ultra High Net-Worth Individuals as well as Family Offices. Beil is fluent in English, French, German, Dutch and proficient in Spanish.

Beil is of German nationality, was born in Singapore and raised in South East Asia, Bali, Manila and Hong Kong. He spent his adolescence in Europe, The Hague, Geneva, Brussels, and Paris where he pursued a successful hotel career with InterContinental Hotels and Four Seasons Hotels & Resorts. Subsequently, he ventured to Boston in the United States of America, in the pursuit of academic achievements. From Boston University, Beil holds a Bachelor’s degree in Hotel Management, complemented by a Minor in Marketing and a Master’s degree in Finance and Economics where he served as an active member of the Advisory Board to Boston University School of Hospitality and that of Metropolitan College.

Prior to Beaufort Global, Beil was appointment Vice-President Asset Management of Dubai Investment Group and Beil’s responsibilities included the asset management of the international hotel and real estate asset portfolio of Dubai Holding, which included iconic assets such as the Burj Al Arab, Emirates Towers, Jumeirah Hotels & Resorts portfolio and international real estate assets. In addition, he was mandated to seek investments, develop & grow markets in Latin America and cultivate bi-lateral trade & investment initiatives between both continents of the Middle East and Latin America.