Nathan Hones
Chief Operating Officer / Partner at Carter Associates 

Nathan is a highly qualified architectural and project management professional with over 20 years client and consultant-side property development experience in Australia and the UAE. He is now Partner at Carter Associates, a project consultancy and project management firm established in Dubai and working across the MENA region. Carter Associates works with hotel owners and operators to identify opportunities for increasing efficiencies and revenue and decreasing costs, and then project manage the implementation of the agreed strategy. They have advised numerous Hotel Clients including Accor, Marriott, Rixos, Movenpick, Fairmont, Grand Hyatt, SHA, H-Hotels and others.

Nathan holds an Architectural Degree with honours from Sydney University, a Diploma in Project Management and an MBA majoring in Construction & Real Estate from the UK. Since coming to the Middle East in 2004, Nathan has enjoyed a number of key positions with both architectural consultants and UAE real estate developers, working on numerous multi-billion dirham hotel and hospitality projects. He has a reputed industry standing having judged seven property award events across the Middle East is often called upon for expert commentary on hotel and hospitality related issues in the UAE.