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Gaurav Sinha

Founder & CEO, Insignia Worldwide Group

Gaurav Sinha is the Founder & CEO of Insignia Worldwide Group (IWG) and stands as the visionary mastermind behind the world’s first brand enrichment consultancy, specialising in travel and destination brands. As an agile brand strategist and creative protagonist, Sinha has created a formidable portfolio of achievements, consolidating his position as an internationally recognised leader in the field of destination marketing and luxury hospitality.

He is also the Chairman & CEO of Quillon Hospitality, a white-label hotel management and development advisory firm, which currently represents USD 2.4 billion worth of real estate projects across Asia & Africa.

Sinha has been based in Dubai for the past 22 years and previous to launching IWG, he spent a decade in advertising with his last stint at Lowe. He then took on the illustrious role of Head of Marketing for Hilton Worldwide in the Arabian Gulf between 1998 - 2002.

As much a philanthropist as an entrepreneur, Sinha believes strongly in giving back to the community and in 2009 he and his wife Lucy Bruce set up Harmony House, a day shelter for underprivileged children in India.