Author Bio

Duncan Fraser-Smith

Global Director of Food & Beverage at TFG Asset Management

During the past 10 years, Duncan has been in the Middle East in key corporate food and beverage roles within the hospitality industry. His first position involved 3 years in Doha, Qatar, developing the hospitality operations for Qatar Sports City and the Katara Cultural Village, contributing to winning the bid for the 2022 World Cup. His role as Director of Design, Food and Beverage, Middle East, Africa and Asia for InterContinental Hotels Group, involved creating and developing over 150 different food and beverage concepts, gaining respect and recognition for his expertise and contribution to the hotel and restaurant industry in these regions. Most recently he has been appointed as Director - Global Food and Beverage for The First Group with over 30 new outlets to open over the next 3 years. He is a contributing writer to Caterer Middle east magazine and a regular panelist and member of the Advisory Board for the Global Restaurant Investment Forum, Arabian Hotel Investment Conference, Caterer Middle East Food and business forum and a judge for the Caterer Middle East awards

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