Louay is currently Head of Hospitality at SRG Holding (Est. 1958), one of the leading family-owned trading, investment and property development companies in Dubai. In his role, Louay oversees SRG’s asset management of hotels, which includes Sheraton Grand Dubai among other upcoming hotel projects and franchised assets. He is also involved in the group’s hotel investments & acquisitions in the region and abroad.
Louay started his career in hotel operations then made his way into strategy and development with Kempinski Hotels, reporting to the brand’s regional president for Middle East & Africa. He was then appointed Corporate Vice President by a prominent Dubai-based developer to create and launch Roda Hotels & Resorts, one of the UAE’s latest and largest owner-operator hotel brands.
An alumnus of the prestigious Lausanne Hospitality Management School and Cornell University, Louay brings a diverse wealth of knowledge and experience from North America, Europe and the Middle East.