Gerald Lawless

Head of Tourism and Hospitality

Dubai Holding

Gerald Lawless
Gerald Lawless started his career with Forte Hotels which culminated in him setting up and growing Forte’s operations in the Middle East. After a 23-year career with Forte, he joined Jumeirah in 1997 and helped establish it as one of the premier luxury hotel brands in the world. In 2016, Gerald assumed a new leadership position responsible for tourism and hospitality in Dubai Holding, the Group’s parent company. He is also Chairman of the World Travel and Tourism Council.