Nick van Marken

Managing Director
van Marken Consulting

Nick is currently acting as senior adviser to a range of hospitality owners, investors and operators. He serves a wide spectrum of clients, including Family Offices; Private Equity; Sovereign Wealth Funds and Corporates.

Nick spent the early part of his career in hotel operations in Africa and Europe, working with Holiday Inn, Sun International, Gleneagles and Meridien. Thereafter he spent close to three decades in Professional Services - with PKF, Arthur Andersen and Deloitte, based variously in London, Hong Kong and the Gulf. He has worked in over 110 countries and 250 markets.

Nick has both lived and worked in the Gulf for over 30 years. He is a sought-after public speaker and a member of the Advisory Board of Bench Events.

Nick and his family split their time between Dubai, Cape Town and London.