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

Pogda Demircan

Managing Director

Martin Schaffer

Managing Partner

Patrick Adamle

Managing Partner

Olaf Steinhage

Partner

Gilbert-André Ghammachi

Partner

Mustafa Özdemir

Partner

Pogda Demircan

Managing Director

Consultants

Martin Zrustek

Director of Finance & Controlling

Fabrice Stahl

Senior Consultant

Beatrice Sommer

Consultant

Maximilian Brünig

Consultant

Simon Manstein

Junior Consultant

Hannah Struck

Trainee

Alexander Schick

Senior Consultant

Maria Grishina

Senior Consultant

Gabriel Horrak

Consultant

Felix Gnadl

Junior Consultant

Lisa Atzmüller

Social Media & Marketing Assistant

Katharina Peszt

Trainee

Catherine Latzenhofer

Senior Consultant

Max Murmann

Senior Consultant

Lea-Sophie Zwoch

Consultant

Jochen Nowak

Junior Consultant

Carlotta Gehling

Trainee

Martin Zrustek

Director of Finance & Controlling

Alexander Schick

Senior Consultant

Catherine Latzenhofer

Senior Consultant

Fabrice Stahl

Senior Consultant

Maria Grishina

Senior Consultant

Max Murmann

Senior Consultant

Beatrice Sommer

Consultant

Gabriel Horrak

Consultant

Lea-Sophie Zwoch

Consultant

Maximilian Brünig

Consultant

Felix Gnadl

Junior Consultant

Simon Manstein

Junior Consultant

Jochen Nowak

Junior Consultant

Lisa Atzmüller

Social Media & Marketing Assistant

Carlotta Gehling

Trainee

Hannah Struck

Trainee

Katharina Peszt

Trainee
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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.

Olaf Steinhage

Poğda Demircan

Poğda Demircan has over 15 years of experience in the international hotel and real estate industry, whereby his specialty lies in hotel development. Before joining mrp hotels, Poğda worked as an independent consultant supporting investors at every stage of hotel development.

2008 to 2015 saw him work as Development Director for Hilton Worldwide, where he was responsible for Turkey. He subsequently became VP of Development at Marriott International, where he developed hotels from 2015 to 2018.
He has a B.Sc. in mechanical engineering and an MBA with a major in finance.

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.

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.

Beatrice Sommer

Beatrice Sommer, a 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.

Maximilian Brünig

Maximilian Brünig joined the mrp hotels team as a consultant in Berlin in March 2022. After his studies with a focus on strategy and transformation management as well as leadership, Maximilian was able to gain experience in the field of venture capital and business development. “What I appreciate most about working at mrp hotels is the close and innovative way of working and the open corporate culture.” At mrp hotels, Maximilian Brünig focuses on strategic consulting and investment advisory.

Simon Manstein

Simon Manstein, a Junior Consultant at mrp hotels, already began gaining operational and administrative experience in various luxury hotels in Germany and Switzerland whilst completing his management studies. This experience has grown steadily since he finished his studies. Most recently he worked for a capital management company in investment management.

“The hotel is a great product because everyone can experience it. But it should also be worthwhile – for the guest and for the owner. This is where we start. “

Working in an advisory capacity in the area of investment management, Simon’s focus at mrp hotels lies in Transaction Support, Feasibility Studies and Strategic Consulting.

Hannah Struck

Hannah Struck joined the team in Vienna 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 any other than almost any other industry. I find it very exciting not only to experience the development processes of a hotel, but to be processes of a hotel, but to actively shape and optimise them.”

Alexander Schick

Upon completion of a business and law degree, Alexander Schick, a Senior Consultant at mrp hotels, was able to gather extensive experience in business consulting whilst working in the hotel and banking sectors.

“The management of a hotel is multifaceted and also challenging. To achieve the maximum economic and ethical added value, ideally all cogwheels should mesh together perfectly. That is my top priority when I advise my customers.”

As part of the mrp hotels team, Alexander’s primary areas of responsibility lie in restructuring and asset management. He also works part-time in Munich as a lecturer in business administration.

Maria Grishina

Maria Grishina, Senior Consultant at mrp hotels, studied Hospitality Management at the Universities of Heilbronn and Munich. She gained many years of diverse experience in hotel consulting at established consultancies Feuring in Mainz and Treugast in Munich. She represents mrp hotels in Munich and is responsible for the area of feasibility studies. “What I like about the industry is the dynamic environment, which ultimately results in an experience for the guests”.

Gabriel Horrak

Gabriel Horrak joined the team in Vienna 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 the international luxury hotel industry in Philadelphia, Beijing, Abu Dhabi, as well as in Vienna, in the operational and administrative areas. “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 on the search for operators.

Felix Gnadl

Felix Gnadl joined the Berlin team as a trainee in July 2021. Even prior to his dual studies in business administration in the field of tourism, Felix gathered three years of experience in various areas of the international hotel industry sector in Turkey and Spain.

Upon completing his bachelor’s degree, he expanded his knowledge, especially in the area of food & beverage, by working as an assistant food & beverage manager in Portugal and then as a food & beverage manager in Spain.

Lisa Atzmüller

Lisa Atzmüller, Social Media & Marketing Assistant, joined the team in Vienna in September 2021. Her entire academic and professional career has been dedicated to the areas of digital media and marketing. After her bachelor’s degree in “Marketing & Sales”, she was able to gain professional experience in various positions, including in the areas of trade marketing, content marketing and SEA. She is currently completing a part-time Master’s degree in “Digital Media and Communication”. At mrp hotels, Lisa Atzmüller focuses on social media and marketing.

Katharina Peszt

Katharina Peszt joined the mrp hotels office in Vienna in 2022 as a trainee in the field of strategic consulting. Additionally, she supports the team with feasability studies and during operator selection processes. Having completed her Bachlor studies in the area of International Business at the University of Economics and Business in Vienna, she is currently finishing her master’s degree next to her work at mrp hotels.

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.”

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.

Jochen Nowak

Upon completing a Bachelor of Commerce at New Zealand’s Victoria University of Wellington, Jochen Nowak, Junior 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.

Carlotta Gehling

Carlotta Gehling joined the team in Berlin as a trainee 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.”

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.

Poğda Demircan

Poğda Demircan has over 15 years of experience in the international hotel and real estate industry, whereby his specialty lies in hotel development. Before joining mrp hotels, Poğda worked as an independent consultant supporting investors at every stage of hotel development.

2008 to 2015 saw him work as Development Director for Hilton Worldwide, where he was responsible for Turkey. He subsequently became VP of Development at Marriott International, where he developed hotels from 2015 to 2018.
He has a B.Sc. in mechanical engineering and an MBA with a major in finance.

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.

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.

Beatrice Sommer

Beatrice Sommer, a 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.

Simon Manstein

Simon Manstein, a Junior Consultant at mrp hotels, already began gaining operational and administrative experience in various luxury hotels in Germany and Switzerland whilst completing his management studies. This experience has grown steadily since he finished his studies. Most recently he worked for a capital management company in investment management.

“The hotel is a great product because everyone can experience it. But it should also be worthwhile – for the guest and for the owner. This is where we start. “

Working in an advisory capacity in the area of investment management, Simon’s focus at mrp hotels lies in Transaction Support, Feasibility Studies and Strategic Consulting.

Alexander Schick

Upon completion of a business and law degree, Alexander Schick, a Senior Consultant at mrp hotels, was able to gather extensive experience in business consulting whilst working in the hotel and banking sectors.

“The management of a hotel is multifaceted and also challenging. To achieve the maximum economic and ethical added value, ideally all cogwheels should mesh together perfectly. That is my top priority when I advise my customers.”

As part of the mrp hotels team, Alexander’s primary areas of responsibility lie in restructuring and asset management. He also works part-time in Munich as a lecturer in business administration.

Felix Gnadl

Felix Gnadl joined the Berlin team as a trainee in July 2021. Even prior to his dual studies in business administration in the field of tourism, Felix gathered three years of experience in various areas of the international hotel industry sector in Turkey and Spain.

Upon completing his bachelor’s degree, he expanded his knowledge, especially in the area of food & beverage, by working as an assistant food & beverage manager in Portugal and then as a food & beverage manager in Spain.

Lisa Atzmüller

Lisa Atzmüller, Social Media & Marketing Assistant, joined the team in Vienna in September 2021. Her entire academic and professional career has been dedicated to the areas of digital media and marketing. After her bachelor’s degree in “Marketing & Sales”, she was able to gain professional experience in various positions, including in the areas of trade marketing, content marketing and SEA. She is currently completing a part-time Master’s degree in “Digital Media and Communication”. At mrp hotels, Lisa Atzmüller focuses on social media and marketing.

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.”

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.

Jochen Nowak

Upon completing a Bachelor of Commerce at New Zealand’s Victoria University of Wellington, Jochen Nowak, Junior 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.

Carlotta Gehling

Carlotta Gehling joined the team in Berlin as a trainee 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.”