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Philippe Beretaud

Philippe Baretaud

Senior Vice President , Head of Development Africa – Indian Ocean ACCOR

As Head of Development Philippe is responsible for the development of Accor Hotel brands from luxury to economic segments in Africa.

Before taking over this position, Philippe, from 2012 to 2014, was in charge of coordinating and supporting Accor Development Teams in Europe, Middle East & Africa.

As Head of Development in UK he was also based for 6 years in London between 2001 and 2006, before going to Dubai to lead Accor Development in Middle East for 5 years.

Previously, Philippe worked for ACCOR Hotels in France and Europe. He started his career in 1986 in the French public sector where he was in charge of economic and social development for a region.

Philippe has a Degree in law and a MBA.