CEO & Board Directror
Jalil Mekouar is a visionary global leader with 30 years of international investment, finance and asset management experience in hospitality, real estate and wellness spanning over 35 countries in 6 continents with the world’s largest hotel operators, investors, developers, advisors and asset managers.
Mekouar was most recently the CEO – Hotels for a leading international retail, real estate, hospitality and leisure conglomerate with over US$ 16B of assets, and he sits on various Advisory Boards including Delos – a New York based global wellness, real estate and technology pioneer – alongside Deepak Chopra, Leonardo DiCaprio and other inspiring celebrities and illustrious thought leaders who have a major influence on the sustainability and well-being of our planet and its inhabitants (https://delos.com/company/people).
As a respected thought leader and a trusted hospitality, real estate and wellness advisor to a variety of investors, developers and operators, Mekouar has developed an extensive global network of relationships, successfully established partnerships, businesses and JVs internationally, and is often invited to speak at international conferences around the world.
In addition to his MBA from Cornell University and his certification as a Board Director for Public Listed Companies, Mekouar is passionate about wellness and technology and is being certified in Artificial Intelligence at MIT, he is obtaining a WELL-AP Accreditation by the International WELL Building Institute, and he serves as an Ambassador to the Global Wellness Institute and the Global Wellness Day. He is also a member of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS), and other international professional associations.
Jalil 's Sessions
Isabelle Miaja, Founder & Managing Director, Miaja Design Group
Jalil Mekouar, CEO & Board Directror, Delos
Rohit Sachdev, Managing Director, Soho Hospitality
Ante Baric, Head of Development, Asia Pacific, Dusit Hotels & Resorts
Nick Turner, Principal, Laura Ashley Hotels, Resorts & Tearooms