Feisal Jaffer has nearly 20 years of experience building global businesses and brands within the hotel, real estate and technology industries. In his current role as Global Brand Head for LXR Hotels & Resorts, Jaffer leads the strategic growth and development of Hilton’s collection of extraordinary, independent luxury hotels for the world’s most seasoned and discerning travellers.
Jaffer joined Hilton from Capella Hotel Group, part of Pontiac Land Group, where he most recently served as Senior Vice President, Business Development and was responsible for originating and executing new hotel management and investment opportunities. In addition to this role, Jaffer also served as Senior Vice President, Acquisitions & Development at Pontiac Land Group, where he led the international expansion of marquee hotel developments in Australia, the Maldives and the U.S.
Prior to Pontiac Land Group, Jaffer held investment and business development roles with Host Hotels & Resorts and Fairmont-Raffles Hotels International respectively. He holds an MBA from INSEAD and undergraduate degrees in Rhetoric and Electrical Engineering & Computer Science from the University of California at Berkeley.