Xander Nijnens

Executive Vice President - Hotels and Hospitality

Xander’s career spans over a decade which has seen him deliver results drive strategies to both local and global clients in over 20 countries in Africa and the Indian Ocean region. He was appointed to establish JLL’s Hotel advisory practice within Sub-Saharan Africa.

In 2015, Xander was appointed to lead the Sub-Saharan Africa Hotels and Hospitality team, with a bold mandate to establish JLL’s hotel advisory practice in the region.

A regional industry expert, Xander has over 13 years of experience in hotel advisory, investment and operations. He delivers results-driven strategies to local and global clients in over 20 countries in Africa and the Indian Ocean region. 

His broad range of hotel experience includes corporate finance, capital markets, hotel operations, asset management, strategy and development for all market segments from budget to luxury hotels.

Xander believes in a holistic approach with a focus on strategic advisory, investment sales, financing and asset management services to support clients throughout the hotel ownership journey.