Managing Director, Beaufort Global Partners LLC
René Beil, Managing Director of Beaufort Global Partners LLC, brings a seasoned history in hospitality investment, asset management, development, operations and finance to the group. He has a proven track record in organization building, discrete off market private negotiations & transactions accompanied by a comprehensive network of personal relationships at senior principal levels in government, commerce and finance. He has led international business development and growth initiatives for Sovereign Wealth Funds, Government, Public & Private Companies, Royal Families, High Net-Worth Individuals as well as Family Offices. Beil is fluent in English, French, German, Dutch and proficient in Spanish.
Beil is of German nationality, was born in Singapore and raised in South East Asia; Bali, Manila and Hong Kong, He spent his adolescence in Europe; Alicante and The Hague. He than embarked on a hospitality career in Geneva, Paris and Brussels where he pursued a successful hotel career with InterContinental Hotels and Four Seasons Hotels & Resorts. Subsequently, he ventured to Boston, Massachusetts for higher education in the United States of America. From Boston University, Beil holds a Bachelor’s degree in Hotel Management, complemented by a Minor in Marketing and a Master’s degree in Finance and Economics. He is today a member of the Advisory Board to Boston University School of Hospitality Administration & Metropolitan College and Vice President of the Boston University Gulf Corporation Council (GCC) Alumni Association.
After the United States of America he relocated to the United Arab Emirates being appointed as Vice President Asset Management of Dubai Investment Group, the real estate investment subsidiary of Dubai Holding. Beil’s responsibilities included the asset management of the international hotel and real estate asset portfolio of Dubai Holding, which comprised of the Burj Al Arab, Jumeirah Hotels & Resorts and additional international luxury real estate assets. He was also mandated to seek investments, develop & grow markets in South America as well as cultivate growth opportunities between Middle East and Latin America.
Beil became Principal for the Gulf Corporation Council (GCC) of a non-profit organization which bridges the gap between the Middle East and Latin America. The organization provides advice and counsel to sovereign states, governments, semi government entities, global corporations, NGOs, public policy organizations and public sector institutions to solve challenging business, market access, legislative and regulatory issues.
Most recently, being elected President and one of the founding members of HAMA MEA, the Middle East & Africa chapter of the international reputable non-profit association, Hospitality Asset Managers Association (www.hamagroup.org), his aim is to bring professional & international business standards as well as excellence in best practices to hospitality asset management within the region.