Ersin Yildirim is an Associate Director working with HVS Middle East & Africa, specializing in Strategic Advisory, Operator Search, Management Contract Negotiations, and Asset Management. Since joining HVS, Ersin has been involved in a large number of assignments, negotiated management contracts, and undertaken feasibility and valuation studies across various markets in MENA. In addition, he is responsible for the development of HVS’ business in the region.
Prior to joining HVS, he was Development Manager for Accor Hotels in the Middle East. Ersin has worked closely with key institutional and private hotel owners and has gained a strong understanding of their hotel development strategies. Ersin further advises on hotel concept development and strategy, budget reviews and operational assessments.
Ersin holds a Master’s Degree in Tourism Economics and Management from University of Bologna, Italy and an MBA from Imperial College London, UK.