Frans-Jan Soede

CEO - founder

Frans-Jan has more than 30 years’ experience in the management and development of hotels, resorts and various other hospitality assets, having worked for Hilton, Intercontinental, and Marriott. He graduated from Michigan State University's Educational Institute of Hotel & Lodging Association.


After his career in hotel management, he worked on the reorganisation, restructuring and development of hotel, hospitality and tourism portfolios for the Bank Groups UniCredit and Raiffeisen and Austria Special Buildings (ASB) among numerous other clients.


​In 2002, he founded HAM and ever since he has been working as CEO and Founder, overseeing challenging and fascinating projects in hotel advisory and development throughout Eastern Europe, Central Asia and Africa.

  • Frans-Jan Soede

    Frans-Jan Soede

    CEO - founder

  • Semir Kujovic

    Semir Kujovic

    project manager

  • Sebastian Wolff

    Sebastian Wolff

    technical services director

  • Gottfried Woisetschlaeger

    Gottfried Woisetschlaeger

    architecture & design

  • Harald Hafner

    Harald Hafner

    sales and marketing expert

  • Christof Burgbacher

    Christof Burgbacher

    project manager - Morocco

  • Misha Pavlovic

    Misha Pavlovic

    regional representative Serbia & Montenegro

  • Marco Simonis

    Marco Simonis

    F&B expert

  • Mamadou Wane

    Mamadou Wane

    Project Manager West Africa

  • Jean-Alain Ngapout

    Jean-Alain Ngapout

    project manager - Cameroon

  • Elimane Sy

    Elimane Sy

    Regional Representative Senegal & Gambia

HAM independent hospitality & tourism advisors

Liniengasse 2a/5 1060, Vienna, Austria

+43 1 33 66 99