John Ozinga is a graduate of La Roche-en-Ardenne hotel management school in Belgium, attended the Institut Supérieur d’Informatique in Liège and obtained a postgraduate degree in Business Administration from Heriott-Watt University Edinburgh (Scotland).
John has over 20 years’ experience in the real estate industry in France and internationally. He started his career with Accor in 1991 as Development Director for the United Kingdom, Ireland and Benelux. In 2001, he joined Dolce hotel group as Vice-President of Development in Europe. He went on to become Executive Vice-President in charge of international real estate activities for Groupe Casino in 2004. In 2008, he joined Carrefour as Director of Carrefour Property France.
He became CEO of the French platform and Head of Separate Accounts Continental Europe at CBRE Global Investors, a world leader in real estate investment management, in 2012.
He joined AccorHotels’ Executive Committee in June 2014, as Chief Operating Officer of HotelInvest, which was renamed AccorInvest in 2017.