Keith Lindsay is Managing Director for CBRE Hotels EMEA. Based in the group’s London headquarters, Keith works alongside Derek Gammage, EMEA Chairman, on the expansion and further development of the EMEA Hotels platform.
Prior to joining CBRE Hotels, Keith was a Principal with Beacon Hospitality Partners where he was responsible for the major growth initiatives of several Dorchester Collection assets as well the renovation and expansion of the Plaza Athénée in Paris which is currently underway. In addition, he advised a broad portfolio of hotel investment clients on acquisitions, disposals, asset management and new build opportunities.
In addition to his advisory and principle investor experience, Keith has held senior operational roles in major hospitality and leisure companies. Most notably, he was Chief Operating Officer of Louvre Hotels, the 2nd biggest European chain of hotels, which was successfully sold to Starwood Capital. He has also worked for The Walt Disney Company restructuring Disney Village at Disneyland Paris, the InterContinental Hotels Group as head of European development and Accor Hotels in charge of reorganising their business in the Russian Federation.
Keith is fluent in English, French and Spanish.