Chief Development Officer
Juan Aguilar is the Chief Development Officer, he is responsible for the development of new projects and major renovations, as well as all technical aspects within Katara Hospitality portfolio including Capex expenditures, from planning to delivery.
Juan joined Katara Hospitality in October 2013 as Corporate Director, Project Management, where the successfully completed and ongoing projects include The Peninsula Paris, Excelsior Hotel Gallia Milan, Raffles Hotel Singapore, InterContinental Carlton Cannes, InterContinental Amstel Amsterdam, The Ritz Carlton Doha, Sealine Beach Resort Qatar, Lusail Katara Twin Towers Doha, Marriott Hotel Doha, Somerset West Bay Doha, Renaissance Sharm El Sheikh Egypt, Tazi Palace Hotel Tangier and Westin Excelsior Rome.
Prior to this, Juan was the Assistant Site Manager, Development Associate and Director of OHL Construction, Director Investor Relations, Strategic Planning and then CEO of Mayakoba Development. His extensive experience in luxury hospitality real estate includes developing hotels, resorts and golf courses for luxury brands such as Fairmont, Rosewood, Banyan Tree, Viceroy, Four Seasons and the PGA TOUR. Juan has also served as Chairman and/or Board Member of several companies.
Juan Aguilar is Civil Engineer by the Polytechnical University of Madrid graduate, with 20 years of experience in developing hospitality projects.