Albert Grau
Partner at Cushman & Wakefield

Albert began his career with studies in tourism and hospitality with a Degree in Hotel and Tourism Management, ESHT Sant Pol de Mar, and later in Management (Executive Program in Business Administration, EAE, Barcelona). He completed his training with an MBA in International Hospitality Management from Cornell University, Ithaka, NY – groupe ESSEC, Paris, France. He furthered his experience in management positions in international hotel groups such as Barceló Hotel Group and Hyatt Hotels Corporation. In 1998 he joins Horwath Consulting Spain as manager and in 2000 he is Director of Development and Positioning for Spain at Mazars Tourism, managing the Barcelona office.

With over 20 years of experience in the hotel industry and with leadership positions and projects in over 25 countries, he founded his own company Magma Hospitality Consulting in 2004. After 15 years co-leading his company, he joined Cushman & Wakefield as a Partner in the Hospitality department.

 Professor for the Master’s Degree Programs, MBA: UAB (Universidad Autónoma de Barcelona) and Member of the “Cornell Hotelmen Association”. Also MRiCS (Member of the Royal Institution for Chartered Surveyors) expert since 2016.