Chief Development Officer India, Middle East, Africa & Turkey
Accor Hotels Middle East & Africa FZ-LLC
Laure is responsible for the development strategy and objectives of the India, Middle East, Africa & Turkey region for Accor. With over 420 properties currently operating and a pipeline of more than 200 projects, she aims to maintain the momentum in signings by targeting development across all segments, and notably accelerating development levers of Accor such as all-inclusive, lifestyle, collection brands, branded residences and extended stay. Laure started her hotel development career with Accor in the Middle East, before moving to Singapore in 2012 as Director of Development Asia Pacific, overseeing all Sofitel brand and special projects; subsequently she was promoted to Vice President Development Luxury Hotels Asia Pacific in 2016. She brings a wealth of experience to the role, with almost 20 years of hotel development, marketing and project management in Europe, Middle East and Asia Pacific. Laure has a Master in Management, which she completed at ESCP Business School (Ecole Superieure de Commerce de Paris).