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Tarek Daouk

Smartotels, LLC

Founder & Managing Partner

Tarek M. Daouk is Founder and Managing Partner at Smartotels Hospitality International, a hotel real estate investment and full-service hospitality management company planned to develop and operate hotels under its proprietary lodging brands.

Prior to founding Smartotels, Mr. Daouk was Head of Hospitality at Goldman Sachs’s Realty Management Division in Europe responsible for hotel acquisition, asset management and disposition activities.  Prior to his time in Europe, Mr. Daouk was involved in hotel acquisitions for the Whitehall Street Real Estate Funds in the U.S.

Before joining Goldman Sachs, Mr. Daouk worked at InterContinental Hotels Group in the Development & Investment Analysis Division of the Americas regional office.  Prior to InterContinental, Mr. Daouk was a management consultant in the Hospitality & Leisure Practice of PricewaterhouseCoopers.

Mr. Daouk received a BSc in Hotel Administration with distinction from Cornell University and an MSc in Real Estate Development from Columbia University.

Tarek's Sessions

Tuesday - 5th February 2019
09:10 - 09:45
09:10 - 09:45
Ballroom
Speakers:

Tarek Daouk, Founder & Managing Partner, Smartotels, LLC

Tony Ryan, Managing Director, Global Mergers and Acquisitions, JLL Hotels and Hospitality Group

Jason Puryear, Head of Hospitality, ADIA (Abu Dhabi Investment Authority)

11:40 - 12:25
11:40 - 12:25
Breakout rooms
Speakers:

Sajid Siddique, Director in the Real Estate Finance & Advisory Unit , Mashreq Bank

Tarek Daouk, Founder & Managing Partner, Smartotels, LLC

Cyril Lincoln, Real Esate Finance Banker & Advisor, Abu Dhabi Commercial Bank