David Kellett is a Senior Director of Hotel Transactions for the Hotel Fund Management team at Invesco Real Estate (IRE), a dedicated specialist team who manage IRE’s investment in the hotel real estate sector. Kellett has 19 years of transaction experience, which has focused on real estate, hospitality and leisure for the last 14 years.
Kellett joined IRE in November 2018 from InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG) where he worked for 6 years. He held senior roles at IHG including head of investor relations and most recently head of development in Europe, where he led IHG’s involvement in the recently completed Principal transaction. Prior to IHG Kellett worked in investment banking at JP Morgan, Merrill Lynch and an independent boutique.
Kellett has a degree in Chemistry from the University of Oxford.
Speaking at In Sync Virtual Event
Diversification of Hospitality and Hotelisation of Real Estate: A Safer Way to Recover from the Crisis?
Cross integration of hospitality into other real estate segments - adjacent spaces such as offices, retail, residential, student accomodation and more - was a key trend in real estate. With many hospitality businesses permanently shutting down, how will the surplus real estate be re-purposed?