Andrew ForteVice President, Architecture, Design & Construction MEA
Andrew Forte has been responsible for overseeing asset improvement and project activity for the company’s growing hotel portfolio in the Middle East & Africa (MEA) since 2012. This included the design and construction of properties in Hilton’s development pipeline, currently the most active in the region. Heading an 18-strong team of Project Directors and Designers, Forte joined Hilton’s MEA operation following an extensive 14-year career with the company in UK and Continental Europe. Forte’s experience covers all technical aspects of the hospitality property sector and he has also been key in helping Hilton to develop increasingly sustainable energy management and alternative energy systems.
- Considering the consequences of hotel projects that lacked appropriate designs
- Detecting flaws during early stages of development to prevent redesign, reconstruction and safety issues