René Beil, Managing Director of Beaufort Global Partners, brings a seasoned history in hospitality management, operations, finance, investments, asset management and business development to the group. Accompanied by a comprehensive network of personal and private relationships at senior principal levels in Government, Commerce and Finance. He has led business development and growth initiatives on multiple continents as a prime driver of investments, asset management, and new business development for Sovereign Wealth Funds, Government, Public & Private Companies, Royal Families, Ultra High Net-Worth Individuals as well as Family Offices. Beil is fluent in English, French, German, Dutch and proficient in Spanish.
Beil is of German nationality, was born in Singapore and raised in South East Asia, Bali, Manila and Hong Kong. He spent his adolescence in Europe, The Hague, Geneva, Brussels and Paris where he pursued a successful hotel career with InterContinental Hotels and Four Seasons Hotels & Resorts. Subsequently, he ventured to Boston in the United States of America, in the pursuit of academic achievements. From Boston University, Beil holds a Bachelor’s degree in Hotel Management, complemented by a Minor in Marketing and a Master’s degree in Finance and Economics. He is today an active member of the Advisory Board to Boston University School of Hospitality and that of Metropolitan College.
In his past appointment as Vice President Asset Management of Dubai Investment Group, Beil’s responsibilities included the asset management of the international hotel and real estate asset portfolio of Dubai Holding, which included iconic assets such as the Burj Al Arab, Emirates Towers, Jumeirah Hotels & Resorts portfolio and additional international real estate assets. In addition, he was mandated to seek investments, develop & grow markets in Latin America and cultivate business relationships between both continents of the Middle East and Latin America.
Beil has been elected President and is one of the founding members of HAMA MEA, the Middle East & Africa chapter of the most reputable global non-profit association, Hospitality Asset Managers Association, which has the aim to bring professional & international business standards as well as excellence in best practices to hospitality asset management within the region. HAMA MEA’s mission is the enhancement of hospitality asset managers through education, advancement of the profession, and serving as the collective industry voice of hospitality ownership.
Past, Current & Future Advisory and Board Seats:
- 2017 South American Hotel Investment Conference http://sahic.com/
- 2017 The Emirates Acadamy of Hospitality www.emiratesacademy.edu
- 2016 Arabian Hotel Investment Conference [AHIC] www.arabianconference.com
- 2015 Hospitality Asset Managers Association MEA [HAMA MEA] www.hamagroup.org
- 2014 Meinhardt Group; www.meinhardtgroup.com
- 2011 Gulf Latin America Leaders Council; Non-Executive Director
- 2010 Boston University, Metropolitan College; www.bu.edu/met
- 2009 Boston University, School of Hospitality Administration, www.bu.edu/hospitality