James Edmondson joined the Development team at Jumeirah in June 2019, bringing with him a range of experiences from his 15 years in hospitality and real estate investment. James joined Jumeirah from Majid Al Futtaim Properties in Dubai where he held a senior finance role for the development and asset management of a portfolio of 13 hotels and the development of several flagship shopping malls across the MENA region. James has extensive experience in Asia Pacific having worked as Senior Manager, Strategic Investments Asia Pacific for Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group based in Singapore. Prior to this, James was a Senior Consultant with Horwath HTL in Sydney, Australia where he undertook a range of hotel real estate related assignments in buy and sell side due diligence, transaction and asset management. James is an Australian national and holds a Bachelor’s degree in Hospitality Management and a Master’s degree in Finance.