Ahmed RamdanFounder | Group Chief Executive Officer
Ahmed Ramdan, the founder of Ròya International. Now the most recognized hospitality advisory firm in the GCC, Ròya is directly responsible for over a hundred completed assignments.
Before branching into his own ventures, and driven by a passion for the hospitality industry, Ahmed had a highly successful, 30 year long career journey across all the various fields in hotel management, including the running of multiple properties on behalf of global hotel brands such as InterContinental Hotels and Le Meridien Hotels.
Ahmed’s dynamic vision and deep experience led him to identify the need for transferring his valuable knowledge and independent industry guidance to investors developing their own hospitality portfolio
His involvement was an instant success in all key areas. Shaping investor visions, transforming them into highly regarded, often iconic hotels and mixed-use developments, Ahmed is an industry champion of efficient hospitality designs. He and the Roya team are committed to delivering significant cost-savings, ultimately leading to enhance long term return on investments.
As a result of Roya’s achievements, Ahmed and the Roya team have served as key advisors to prominent government institutions on some of the region’s most iconic master plans, such as Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC), Dubai Media City, Jumeirah Beach Residence, Reem Island and Saadiyat Island.
Ahmed is a strong and passionate advocate for the development of young Emirati and GCC talent to join the field.