Adnan is a consultant at HVS Dubai. He is bilingual in French and English. After high school, he left his native Senegal to study Hospitality Management in Paris where he obtained a Technical Degree in Tourism & Hospitality, followed by a Bachelor of Science in International Hospitality Management from the Ecole Hôtelière de Lausanne, with a focus on Hotel Franchising and Real Estate development. His studies lead him to do several internships across France, Senegal, and Lebanon during which he acquired hands-on experience in various hotel departments.
Prior to joining HVS, Adnan started his career as an Associate in Hotel Asset Management for Stirling Hospitality Advisors, subsidiary of RAK Hospitality Holding. This experience brought him to work alongside renowned hotel brands such as Hilton, Ritz Carlton and Sheraton and to consider hospitality and tourism development at a regional scale and thus broad perspective.