Saudi Arabia Hospitality Investment Conference

14-16 April 2020 | Madinat Jumeirah, Dubai, U.A.E

Speaker profile

Ravi Chandran
Liwa Minor

Ravi has 30 years of extensive experience in Europe and the Middle East in the hospitality industry, executing multiple start-ups, creating new concepts and leading multi-brand multi-site operations and has spearheaded 24 food & beverage brands, turned around loss making businesses, restructured acquired businesses and sustained success through new business model innovation.

Ravi currently leads Liwa Minor based in UAE and operates The Coffee Club for the GCC region, an All Day Dining Café from Australia with 30 outlets in operation in the GCC. Since joining in August 2016, Ravi has set the strategic direction for The Coffee Club in the GCC region with a steadfast and robust expansion with plans to enter three new markets and open fifty more outlets in the next five years.

Ravi graduated with a GMP from Harvard Business School, USA a MBA from University of Bradford, UK, and a Diploma in Hotel Management from Les Roches, Switzerland.