Gabriel is a trilingual, proactive Hotel Asset Manager and Tourism Master Planner with extensive experience advising private and public stakeholders. He accumulated 25 years of Real Estate, Hospitality and Tourism Development experience with a unique track record in strategic advisory, mergers and acquisitions, and hospitality asset management.
Gabriel established Sentinel Hospitality in 2014 after an international career at JLL, KPMG and Arthur Andersen where he managed dedicated hospitality and real estate teams undertaking numerous valuations, financial feasibility studies, lease and management contract negotiations, resort master planning and mixed used developments. Gabriel is a trusted advisor for hotel owning companies, banks, developers, and investors on all aspects of their hospitality industry related interests, throughout the EMEA region, the Caribbean and South Asia. In addition to his strategic advisory expertise Gabriel has led major capital market transactions covering sell-side and buy side due diligence assignments.
Prior to engaging in his consulting career Gabriel worked as Tourism Master planner for the UN World Tourism Organization and the Lebanese Government. He is a frequent writer, and speaker on the international hotel industry.
Gabriel is a PhD graduate in Economics and Tourism Development and holds 3 post graduate degrees in Corporate Finance, Strategic Marketing, and Real Estate Valuations.
MEMBERSHIP IN PROFESSIONAL BODIES
Fellow and Registered Real Estate Valuer of the RICS – RICS is a self-regulating body with around 180,000 qualified members, students, and trainees in some 140 countries. RICS provides the world’s leading professional qualification in land, property, construction and associated environmental disciplines
Past Member of the RICS World Regional Regulatory Advisory Board EMEA: As part of the global expansion of RICS, the RICS Regulatory Board has delegated decision making powers on regulatory policy and strategy to the RICS EMEA Regulatory Sub-Board. The RICS EMEA Regulatory Sub-Board is responsible for delivering best practice in Professional Regulation to over 10,000 members of RICS throughout Europe, the Middle East and Africa.
Member of the IFEI (Institut Français de l’Expertise Immobilière).