First hand expertise

With our extensive qualifications, many years of know-how and global experience, we offer our clients a comprehensive service portfolio. We have a unique pool of experts, both active and former senior executives, from various areas of the hotel business and thus form your perfect interdisciplinary team for all aspects of hotel real estate.

Partner

Martin Schaffer

Managing Partner

Gilbert-André Ghammachi

Partner

Patrick Adamle

Managing Partner

Mustafa Özdemir

Partner

Olaf Steinhage

Partner

Katharina Preiss

Managing Director

Martin Schaffer

Managing Partner

Patrick Adamle

Managing Partner

Olaf Steinhage

Partner

Gilbert-André Ghammachi

Partner

Mustafa Özdemir

Partner

Katharina Preiss

Managing Director

Consultants

Martin Zrustek

Director of Finance & Controlling

Catherine Latzenhofer

Senior Consultant

Fabrice Stahl

Senior Consultant

Jochen Nowak

Consultant

Gabriel Kies

Junior Consultant - Revenue Management

Philiipp Huterer

Director of Asset Management

Max Murmann

Senior Consultant

Felix Fey

Consultant

Lea-Sophie Zwoch

Consultant

Hannah Struck

Junior Consultant

Nicolai Padoan

Senior Project Manager

Beatrice Sommer

Senior Consultant

Gabriel Horrak

Consultant

Carlotta Gehling

Junior Consultant

Mathias Hoppe

Office Manager

Martin Zrustek

Director of Finance & Controlling

Philiipp Huterer

Director of Asset Management

Nicolai Padoan

Senior Project Manager

Catherine Latzenhofer

Senior Consultant

Fabrice Stahl

Senior Consultant

Max Murmann

Senior Consultant

Beatrice Sommer

Senior Consultant

Gabriel Horrak

Consultant

Lea-Sophie Zwoch

Consultant

Jochen Nowak

Consultant

Carlotta Gehling

Junior Consultant

Hannah Struck

Junior Consultant

Gabriel Kies

Junior Consultant - Revenue Management

Mathias Hoppe

Office Manager

Martin Schaffer

Martin Schaffer, Partner bei mrp hotels, konnte nach seinem Studium im Hotel- und Tourismusbereich berufliche Erfahrung in der Unternehmensberatung und der Luftfahrtbranche sammeln.

„Mir sind Transparenz, Klarheit und partnerschaftlicher Umgang mit Mitarbeitern, Partnern und Kunden gleichermaßen wichtig“.

Bei mrp hotels ist Martin Schaffer für das Business Development verantwortlich; insbesondere ist er im Bereich Feasibility Studien, Strategie-Development und Reorganisation von Hotelprojekten tätig.

Gilbert-André Ghammachi

Gilbert-André Ghammachi, Partner bei mrp hotels, bringt über 15 Jahre Erfahrung in der Internationalen Hotelindustrie mit Spezialisierung auf die Bereiche Revenue Management, Sales, Distribution & E-Commerce mit.

„Jedes Projekt sehe ich als einmalige Chance, es zu verbessern und zu optimieren“.

Bei mrp hotels ist Gilbert-André Ghammachi für den Bereich E-Commerce verantwortlich; insbesondere ist er im Bereich Revenue Distribution, E-Commerce  & Interimsmanagement tätig.

Patrick Adamle

Patrick Adamle, Partner bei mrp hotels, konnte neben einer Ausbildung als Restaurantfachmann und einem Wirtschaftsstudium ca. 10 Jahre berufliche Erfahrungen in der Hospitality-Branche sammeln.

„Vor allem in meiner Zeit der Selbstständigkeit in Guatemala City habe ich gelernt, wie wichtig es ist, Fehler zu machen und daraus die richtigen Lehren zu ziehen bzw. Erfahrungen anderer in den Entscheidungszyklus zu integrieren. Ich möchte unseren Kunden helfen, die gleichen Fehler, die ein anderer gemacht hat, zu vermeiden“.

Bei mrp hotels ist er besonders für das Asset- und Interims- Management verantwortlich.

Mustafa Özdemir

Mustafa Özdemir, Partner beim mrp hotels, hat mit 16 Jahren in der Resort Hotellerie gestartet und seine Passion zur Hospitality Industrie entwickelt. Operative Erfahrungen in unterschiedlichen Hotelkonzepten machen die Vielseitigkeit aus – Sommer & Winter Resort Hotels, Stadthotels, Themenhotels, Boutique Hotels, Eigentümergeführte und Kettenhotels runden das Erfahrungsspektrum ab.

„Mir ist die Wertschätzung zu Mitarbeitern, Lieferanten, Partnern, Gästen und Eigentümern wichtig, ohne Menschen sind Hotels nur eine Hülle“


Bei mrp hotels konzentriert er sich vorrangig auf operative Aspekte der unterschiedlichen Hotelprojekte sowie auf das Business Development für die Türkei.

Olaf Steinhage

Katharina Preiss

Katharina Preiss, Managing Director at mrp hotels, strengthens / supports the team with her holistic view and in-depth knowledge of the European hospitality business that she gained by working in international hotel consulting, asset & portfolio management in UK and in Germany. Previously, whilst working for international hotel companies, Katharina acquired skills widening her operational knowledge. Also, in her academic career Katharina qualifies with a BBA in the Netherlands with a specific focus on hospitality management.

‘My work in hotel consulting with mrp, allows me to combine my passion for hospitality and my areas of expertise to support our clients in successfully achieving their goals. I hugely enjoy doing this with a dynamic and flexible approach which puts people first in each project’.

At mrp hotels, Katharina Preiss focuses on asset management, strategic consulting and business development

Martin Zrustek

Martin Zrustek verantwortet seit Frühjahr 2020 die strategischen und operativen Finanzagenden der mrp Gruppe, unterstützt Klienten in den Bereichen der Budgetierung, des Forecasts, des Reportings, des Cash-Managements, sowie der Prozessoptimierung und beschäftigt sich mit dem Einsatz innovativer Finanzthemen. Zudem leitet er die finanziellen Agenden der LOISIUM Wine & Spa-Hotels.

Die Vereinbarung von fachlichem und persönlichem Know-how, operativen und administrativen Abläufen, internem und externem Rechnungswesen, Leadership und Steuerung ist Martin Zrustek ein besonderes Anliegen in seinem beruflichen Alltag, welchem er stets mit Freude nachgeht.

Catherine Latzenhofer

Catherine Latzenhofer, Senior Consultant bei mrp hotels, absolvierte ihr BBA-Studium an der Modul University Vienna sowie ihr MSc-Studium an der University of Surrey in England.

Anschließend sammelte Sie langjährige Erfahrungen im Hotels Team des internationalen Immobiliendienstleisters CBRE in London und Wien.
Weitere berufliche Stationen inkludieren das Kempinski Hotel in Bangkok sowie den Wiener Tourismusverband.

Bei mrp hotels fokussiert sich Catherine Latzenhofer auf die strategische Beratung,
Ankaufs- und Machbarkeitsstudien sowie auf die Betreibersuche.

„Eine dynamische Branche wie die Hotellerie, verlangt nach einer ebenso vielseitigen Beratung.“

Fabrice Stahl

Fabrice Stahl ist französisch-deutscher Abstammung und seit über 15 Jahren in der Hotelbranche tätig. Sowohl als Berater als auch im operativen Geschäft hat er Kenntnisse über die Herausforderungen und Möglichkeiten, mit denen Hotels heute konfrontiert sind, erworben.

Mein Leitmotiv, wenn ich mit Hotelpartnern spreche, ist: “Warum sollte ein Kunde mein Haus einem anderen vorziehen?” Die Perspektive des Gastes ist entscheidend, um Geschäftsanteile zu gewinnen und sich von der Konkurrenz abzuheben.

Fabrice Stahl berät Hotels im Bereich Revenue Management, um den Gewinn zu maximieren und die verschiedenen Vertriebskanäle zu optimieren, um die Bekanntheit zu steigern.

Jochen Nowak

Jochen Nowak, Consultant bei mrp hotels, absolvierte zunächst einen Bachelor of Commerce auf der Victoria University of Wellington in Neuseeland und komplettierte dies mit einem Master Studium in Wien. 

Jochen spezialisierte sich in diversen Praktika bei (inter-)nationalen PR- und Steuerberatungsagenturen auf strategisches Management und Performance Management.

Gabriel Kies

Gabriel Kies joined the berlin mrp team in October 2022.

Gabriel started his career with an apprenticeship as hotel expert with additional qualifications and his subsequent dual studies with a focus on hotel and catering management, he is completing his career entry as a junior consultant with mrp hotels.

After his training in the luxury hotel industry, Gabriel’s aim is to develop his expertise at the highest-level day by day. According to the motto “standing still is a step backwards”, he not only wants to move forward projects and tasks that arise.

At mrp hotels he focuses primarily on the topic of revenue management, so that customers can get the best out of their product even in fast-moving and uncertain times.

Philipp Huterer

Philipp is Director of Asset Management at mrp hotels and has extensive experience in asset management, operational and financial restructuring of hotel assets and feasibility studies.

Philipp advises and leads several asset management mandates and hotel consultancy projects which include assets across Europe.

His academic career includes a bachelor’s degree in Hotel Management from the renowned Glion Institute of Higher Education and a master’s degree in International Management from IE Business School Madrid.

Max Murmann

Max Murmann ist seit Januar 2021 als Consultant im Wiener Team tätig. Der F&B Betriebswirt bringt langjährige Expertise aus den Bereichen F&B, Hoteleröffnungen und Projektentwicklung in seinen Projekten bei mrp hotels ein. 

Stationen waren unter anderem: Hyatt, Mandarin Oriental und die Privathotellerie. Bevor sich Herr Murmann dem mrp hotels Team in Wien anschloss, arbeitete er die vergangenen 2 Jahre in der Projektentwicklung und erweiterte so sein Wissen.

Felix Fey

Felix Fey has been part of mrp hotels since mid 2021 and supports the Berlin team with operational and financial expertise.

Prior his dual studies at Reichshof Hamburg – Curio Collection by Hilton, he was able to gather operational experience in the luxury and holiday hotel industry at the Baltic Sea.

During and upon completion of his studies, Felix focused on expanding his knowledge of the financial evaluation and analysis of the hotel industry. He most recently did this at the hotel software company Fairmas.

Lea-Sophie Zwoch

Lea-Sophie Zwoch, Consultant bei mrp hotels, konnte nach Ihrem Studium zur Betriebswirtin Berufserfahrung im Bereich Business Development und Expansion sammeln, bevor sie 2019 das mrp hotels Office in Berlin verstärkte.

“Bei mrp hotels schätze ich insbesondere den regen Austausch und die enge Zusammenarbeit zwischen Partnern und Kollegen sowie die individuellen Projekte und die nach Aufgabenstellung unterschiedlichen Herausforderungen unserer Kunden.“

Bei mrp hotels ist Lea-Sophie Zwoch schwerpunktmäßig im Bereich Strategic Consulting und Hotel Development/Concept tätig; außerdem verantwortet sie von mrp hotels Seite gemeinsam mit Martin Schaffer das Thema Marketing.  

Hannah Struck

Hannah Struck joined the Vienna team in February 2022. Hannah completed her bachelor’s degree in hotel management and gained experience in hotel revenue management after her studies.

She is currently completing her master’s degree with a focus on controlling. At mrp hotels, Hannah is primarily involved in asset management.

“The hotel industry is more diverse and dynamic than almost any other industry. I find it very exciting to not only experience the development processes of a hotel, but to actively shape and optimise them.”

Nicolai Padoan

Nicolai Padoan supports the mrp hotels team in the areas of project management, interim management, operative & strategic support, asset management and brokerage. Nicolai brings over 20 years of international hotel industry experience to the mrp hotels team. Most recently Nicolai was Global Commercial Head / Director of Development Europe at Kerten Hospitality. Previously he gained experience in various areas at Hilton Hotels, where he was responsible for sales & marketing of 30 properties. “Since the first day, I have been working with a young team that knows the hotel industry very well and wants to contribute to a positive change in the industry. mrp hotels stands for creativity, passion for the industry and expertise in real estate and investment industry – all components that are necessary to master future challenges in the hotel industry.”

Beatrice Sommer

Beatrice Sommer, Senior Consultant bei mrp hotels, widmete ihren gesamten akademischen und beruflichen Werdegang dem Hospitality und Tourism Management. National als auch international sammelte sie Erfahrungen in unterschiedlichsten Positionen in der Luxushotellerie und global-operierenden Hotelbrands. Zuletzt vertiefte sie ihre Fähigkeiten im Management in leitender Position in den zur Unternehmensgruppe gehörenden LOISIUM Hotels.

“Am Zahn der Zeit zu sein und niemals stehen zu bleiben lautet mein Anspruch an mich selbst sowie an die Zusammenarbeit und Projekte mit unseren Kunden.” 

Seit Anfang 2020 legt sie ihren Fokus bei mrp hotels auf die Bereiche Asset Management sowie strategisches Hotelmanagement.

Gabriel Horrak

Gabriel Horrak joined the Vienna team as a consultant in October 2021. After graduating from a hotel management school, Gabriel completed his BBA in Tourism and Hospitality Management and a part-time MBA with a focus on Real Estate Management and Development at MODUL University Vienna.

Gabriel gained professional experience in operational and administrative areas of the international luxury hotel industry in Philadelphia, Beijing, Abu Dhabi, as well as in Vienna.

 “No two projects are the same. Through communication, creativity, passion and professionalism, I look forward to accompanying companies to success.”

In the mrp hotels team, Gabriel focuses on strategic consulting, acquisition and feasibility studies, as well as operator search.

Carlotta Gehling

Carlotta Gehling verstärkt seit Januar 2022 das Team in Berlin. Carlotta absolvierte ihr Bachelorstudium in Tourismus, Hotel- & Eventmanagement in München und sammelte anschließend Berufserfahrungen in den operativen und administrativen Bereichen der nationalen & internationalen Hotellerie, vorrangig im Luxussegment.

Zurzeit absolviert sie berufsbegleitend ihren Master mit Schwerpunkt auf Real Estate. Bei mrp hotels ist Carlotta als Junior Consultant schwerpunktmäßig für Analysen, Feasiblity Studien und Strategic Consulting tätig.

„Bei mrp hotels schätze ich besonders das dynamische Arbeitsumfeld mit hohem Know-how sowie die Diversität der Projekte & die Möglichkeit, die Branche aus zahlreichen Blickwinkeln täglich neu zu entdecken.“

Mathias Hoppe

Mathias Hoppe joined the Vienna mrp hotels team as Office Manager in April 2022. After his training as a hotel manager, he gained several years of professional experience in the upscale city hotel business, mainly in reception and accounting. He is currently completing an MBA with a focus on financial management. “At mrp hotels, I particularly appreciate the professional and honest approach to any topic. Whether managing director, consultant, trainee or client. Everyone is met at eye level, every opinion is taken seriously.” At mrp hotels, Mathias supports the management team in various topics and tasks related to organisational management and administration.

Martin Schaffer

Upon completing his studies in the hotel and tourism sector, Martin Schaffer, partner at mrp hotels, was able to gain professional experience in management consulting and the aviation industry. “Transparency, clarity and good partnerships with employees, partners and customers are all of equal importance to me.” At mrp hotels, Martin Schaffer is responsible for business development. In particular, he works in the field of feasibility studies, strategy development and the reorganization of hotel projects.

Gilbert-André Ghammachi

With over 15 years of experience in the international hotel industry, Gilbert-André Ghammachi, a partner at mrp hotels, specializes in revenue management, sales, distribution and e-commerce.

“For me, every project presents unique opportunities for improvement and optimization”.

Gilbert-André Ghammachi’s field of responsibility at mrp hotels is e-commerce. In particular, he works in the field of revenue distribution, e-commerce & interim management.

Patrick Adamle

A partner at mrp hotels, Patrick Adamle has approximately 10 years of professional experience in the hospitality industry. He is also a trained restaurant specialist and holds a degree in economics.

“It was during my self-employment in Guatemala City that I especially learned how important it is to make mistakes and to learn the right lessons from them, as well as the importance of integrating others‘ experiences into the decision-making cycle. I want to help our customers avoid the mistakes others have made.”
At mrp hotels, Patrick’s focus is asset and interim management.

Mustafa Özdemir

A partner at mrp hotels, Mustafa Özdemir started his career in the resort hotel industry at the age of 16. He subsequently developed a passion for the hospitality industry and gathered much operational experience working for different hotel concepts, including summer & winter resort hotels, city hotels, theme hotels, boutique hotels, as well as owner-managed and chain hotels. This provided Mustafa with versatile learning experiences and have given him with a well-rounded understanding of the industry.

“An appreciation for employees, suppliers, partners, guests and owners is important to me. Without people, hotels are just a shell.”

At mrp hotels, Mustafa Özdemir primarily focuses on operational aspects of various hotel projects. He also focuses on business development for Turkey.

Martin Zrustek

Martin Zrustek has been responsible for the mrp group’s strategic and operational financial agendas since spring 2020. In that role he supports clients in the areas of budgeting, forecasting, reporting, cash management and process optimization.

As well as dealing with the implementation of innovative financial topics, he also heads LOISIUM Wine & Spa Hotels’ financial agendas.

A particular focus of Martin’s in his everyday professional life is the combination of professional and personal know-how, operational and administrative processes, internal and external accounting, as well as leadership and control. He pursues this focus with passion.

Catherine Latzenhofer

Catherine Latzenhofer, Senior Consultant at mrp hotels, completed her BBA studies at Modul University Vienna as well as her MSc degree at the University of Surrey in England.

She gained many years of experience working as part of the Hotels team at the international real estate service firm CBRE in London and Vienna.
Further professional stations include the Kempinski Hotel in Bangkok as well as the Vienna Tourist Board.

At mrp hotels, Catherine Latzenhofer focuses on strategic consulting, feasibility studies as well as operator selection processes.

“A dynamic sector like the hotel industry, requires equally versatile consulting.”

Fabrice Stahl

From French-german descendance, Fabrice Stahl has been working within the hotel industry for over 15 years. Both as a consultant and in operations he has gained knowledge about the challenges and opportunities that hotels face today. My Leitmotif, when talking to hotel partners is: “Why should a customer choose my property over another?” Taking the guest perspective is crucial in order to gain business share and stand out of the competition. Fabrice Stahl is consulting properties in Revenue Management in order to maximize profit and optimizing the various distribution channels to gain exposure.

Jochen Nowak

Upon completing a Bachelor of Commerce at New Zealand’s Victoria University of Wellington, Jochen Nowak, Consultant at mrp hotels, went on to complete a Master’s degree in Vienna.

Having completed various internships at (inter)national PR and tax consulting agencies, Jochen has specialized in strategic management and performance management.

Max Murmann

Max Murmann has worked as a consultant for the Vienna team since January 2021. As an F&B business economist, he brings many years of expertise to his projects at mrp hotels in the areas of F&B, hotel openings and project development.

He has worked with Hyatt, Mandarin Oriental and the private hotel industry. Prior to joining the mrp hotels team in Vienna, Mr. Murmann had worked in project development for the past 2 years, thus expanding his knowledge in the field.

Lea-Sophie Zwoch

experience in business development and expansion, Lea-Sophie Zwoch, joined the mrp hotels office in Berlin in 2019 where she now works as a consultant.

“I particularly appreciate the lively exchange and close cooperation between partners and colleagues at mrp hotels, as well as the individual projects and the different challenges our customers have depending on the task at hand.”

Lea-Sophie Zwoch focuses on strategic consulting and hotel development/concept at mrp hotels. Additionally, she is responsible for marketing, alongside Martin Schaffer.

Beatrice Sommer

Beatrice Sommer, a Senior Consultant at mrp hotels, has dedicated her entire academic and professional career to hospitality and tourism management.

She gathered national as well as international experience in a wide variety of positions in the luxury hotel industry and whilst working for globally operating hotel brands. Most recently, she expanded upon her management skills whilst working in a leading position at the corporate group’s LOISIUM Hotels.

“To be up to date and to never stand still remains the standard I hold myself to and the standard I aspire to when working on projects and with our customers.”

Since the beginning of 2020, Beatrice Sommer’s work at mrp hotels has been focused on asset management and strategic hotel management.

Carlotta Gehling

Carlotta Gehling joined the team in Berlin in January 2022. Carlotta completed her Bachelor’s degree in Tourism, Hotel & Event Management in Munich and subsequently gained professional experience in the operational and administrative areas of the national & international hotel industry, primarily in the luxury segment. She is currently completing her Master’s degree with a focus on Real Estate. At mrp hotels, Carlotta focuses on analyses, feasiblity studies and strategic consulting. “At mrp hotels, I particularly appreciate the dynamic working environment with a high level of know-how as well as the diversity of the projects & the opportunity to discover the industry from numerous perspectives on a daily basis.”