Managing Director at HVS South Asia
Achin Khanna is the Managing Director of the Consulting & Valuation practice at HVS South Asia. He is a Member of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS). Over the past six plus years at HVS, Achin has directed a large number of assignments, performed economic feasibility analyses and large scale portfolio valuations ranging from limited-service properties to upscale and luxury hotels, successfully conducted operator searches and participated in management contract negotiations. He has extensive experience in conducting hotel valuations, both in India and internationally. Additionally, Achin spearheads the Transaction Advisory services in South Asia. As a part of this vertical, he specializes in undertaking exclusive buy/sell mandates for hospitality/mixed-use assets. His clients include public & private sector banks, private equity firms, real estate developers, hotel companies, state agencies and management companies. Prior to joining HVS, Achin spent ten years in the United States and worked with Hilton, Homestead Studio Suites and the Wyndham Hotel Group across various roles in hotel operations, revenue management, franchise relations and business development. Achin holds a Bachelors of Science degree in Hospitality Management from Widener University, Chester, PA and a Masters in Business Administration degree from The University of Phoenix, Arizona, USA.