Fahad Abdulrahim Kazim
Chief Executive Officer
Tetra Hospitality and Millennium Hotels & Resorts MEA
Fahad Abdulrahim Kazim is the CEO of Tetra Hospitality, a hospitality investment company owning and operating hotel assets across the region. In his role, he oversees the overall strategic growth of Tetra Hospitality and its establishment as a leading regional hospitality company. Tetra Hospitality fully owns prime hotel assets in Dubai and Abu Dhabi and through Millennium Hotels & Resorts manage c.50 hotels and c.19, 800 keys across the Middle East and Africa, under different brands. Fahad has approximately 20 years of experience between the real estate industry and professional services. Prior to joining Tetra Hospitality Investment, he was a partner at KPMG Lower Gulf covering the dual role of Head of the Infrastructure & Real Estate Advisory practice, as well as Head of Emiratization. Prior to joining KPMG, he has served in leadership roles with several leading real estate developers in Dubai. In his roles, he was instrumental in leading the overall growth as well as go to market strategies for many landmark developments. He was responsible for the entire life cycle of developments from project conceptualization through to asset management across different asset classes, including residential, commercial, retail and hospitality. This included the launch of several mega projects including City Walk, Blue Waters, Bulgari Resort and Residences, Marsa Al Seef, among many others. Fahad started his career in PricewaterhouseCoopers between the UAE and US, first as part of the Audit team and later with the Transaction Services team, focusing on financial due diligence and valuation assignments, advising clients on buy/sell side transactions in real estate, with an emphasis on hospitality and retail industries. Fahad has also served on several prominent boards during his career including those of Emirates REIT, Dubai Parks & Resorts and Emirates Transport. Currently he is a member of the Advisory Board of The College of Business and Economics of UAE University. Fahad holds a bachelor’s degree in accounting from Concordia University in Canada and is a Certified Public Accountant from the US.
See Fahad Abdulrahim Kazim speak in the following sessions:
Tuesday 20 September