At Gates Hospitality, we are committed to the development of world-class hospitality, asset management and concepts.

Our combined knowledge and passion is supported by the exceptional local and internationally hospitality experience of our leadership team. We are constantly developing a suite of home grown concepts, in addition to holding the rights to several strategically handpicked brands across MENA region as well as now growing our reach globally.

Since inception in 2010, the company has grown from a single unit venture to six venues in the UAE and an international presence in London and beyond


Naim Maadad
Chief Executive & Founder

With almost 30 years’ experience in the hospitality industry in Australia, Asia and the Middle East in various senior management roles, Naim have launched & operated some of the world’s best Hotels, Resorts, Spas & Lifestyle Food & Beverage Concepts.

Naim has been based in the Middle East for more than twenty years, and so has witnessed tremendous industry growth and gained a deep cultural understanding of the ways of the region, allowing him to support businesses and owners, and be a credible and respected voice of authority for the industry.

As well as his day-to-day role, Naim is on the boards of various hospitality businesses such as The Middle East Food Forum, UAE Restaurants Group, Almont Global, Australian Business Council and others.

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