• Strategic Hotel and Real Estate Asset Management 
    • Strategic Partnerships and Change Management.
    • Acquisition and Divestment Valuations and Due diligence


Chiheb Ben Mahmoud

Chiheb BEN MAHMOUD is a recognized expert in alternative real estate assets investment and asset management, including hotels, leisure real estate as well as travel and tourism related transient accommodation solutions. His established tracked record of more than 20 years was achieved within and in close partnership of global, regional or local champions. Chiheb is passionate about innovation and change strategies and management. He advises visionary investors and proactive investors and companies on the issues of generational transition with a particular interest in philanthropy, new economy, innovation, art patronage and environmental and social governance. 

Chiheb started his career with Citigroup (formerly Citibank N.A.). He was then called to lead a hotel development group before taking on the regional financial leadership of Marriott Ownership Resorts Inc., a leisure real estate division of Marriott International. Chiheb was then hired by the global real estate investment firm JLL (formerly Jones Lang LaSalle) where he led the regional advisory activities for JLL’s Hotels & Hospitality Group. 


Chiheb is holder of a Master in Wealth Management (Mastère Spécialisé en Gestion de Patrimoine Immobilier et Financier) from KEDGE Business School (Bordeaux/Paris, France), a Master in Strategic Tourism Management SKEMA Business School (formerly CERAM Sophia Antipolis) and a Master from the University of Pennsylvania (Philadelphia, USA) where he was Teaching Assistant in the Finance Doctoral Program of the Wharton School of Business. Chiheb holds a Bachelor (HEC Diploma) from IHEC Business School (Carthage, Tunisia). Chiheb BEN MAHMOUD passed the AMF (Autorité des Marchés Financiers, France) accredited certification examen and is holder of the Real Estate Investment and Asset Management Certificate from Cornell University (New York, USA). 

As Thought Leader and Subject Matter Expert, Chiheb BEN MAHMOUD is a frequent speaker and panelist for the professional meetings, conferences and events that are organized around the industry topics of hotels and hospitality real estate investment and asset management and more generally around travel and tourism financing and management.