Regional Director - Business Development
An energetic, and enthusiastic person with over 20 years of experience in the meetings and hospitality industry and a career that has spanned across India, UAE and USA. Starting in hospitality with the Taj Group of Hotels in India in Business Development where he was part of the regional team. His progressed his Career with Jumeirah Group in UAE, where he was part of number the Chains entities. These included the iconic Burj Al Arab, Jumeirah Beach Hotel and was in the core opening team of Madinat Jumeirah. He assisted with the expansion of the Corporate Market for Jumeirah. To expand the Jumeriah brand, he was deputed to Jumeirah Essex House, New York where he was responsible for the integration of the Jumeirah Brand within the market as well within the acquisition. Alexander, is a founding team member of the MCI Middle East Operations and helped develop the Meetings Market for UAE from its infancy since 2006. With a proclivity for creative and critical thinking, Alexander has a desire to challenge paradigms, spearhead innovations, find solutions the enhance MCI’s various ecosystems, from Clients, Industry Partners and Governments. Alex has also authored number of white papers for various government entities that have initiated the launch of strategies and pathways. He is also the Past president of the SITE UAE chapter (2007-2008). Alex has authored number of articles in various meetings industry publications, such as IAPCO, MeetME, etc.