Riyan Itani

Strategic Associate / Global Branded Residences Ltd.

Riyan Itani

Riyan Itani is a Strategic Associate at RLA Global and also the Director and Founder of Global Branded Residences.  For the past 20 years, Riyan Itani has specialised in providing branded and luxury non-branded residential development consultancy in the global urban and resort sectors.

His experience covers strategic development advice, feasibility studies, and financial appraisal as well as branded residential operator selection and contract negotiation. Considered a market leader in the branded residential advisory sector, Riyan has consulted on over 100 branded residential schemes and over 150 non-branded resorts and residential developments across the globe.

Riyan has been the keynote speaker at numerous conferences and forums including the Resort & Residential Hospitality Forum (R&R), the Association of Portuguese Developers and Investors (APPII), The Luxury Property Forum (LPF) as well as private webinars for Savills, Marriott International and Brands Lab International (BLI).

Riyan is a multi-award-winning development consultant with a proven track record and relentless passion for the branded residential sector.

Senior Team

Paul Boldy

Managing Partner

Dr. Richard von Kalmar

Director of Hospitality Investments & Board Member

Dr. Peter Bajcsi

Chief Strategy Officer

Laura Dutrieux

Senior Tourism & Hospitality Consultant

Paul Sawford

Associate Director of Master Planning & Tourism Development

Simon Lee Saunders

VP Strategic Health & Wellness

Aniko Paroczi

Director of Corporate Development

Baktyiar Tokoev

Senior Consultant - Central Asia

Dr. Maria Ridao Alonso

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David Harper

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Cornelia Kausch

Advisory Board Member