Darryl Rego

Paul Bell


Paul Bell oversees Provision’s real estate advisory practice. Paul is also Principal of Pro Business Services, a Dubai based company supporting and advising owners, investors, developers and brands in the MEA region. He has unrivaled networks and experience in the global hospitality and asset management, development, and delivery business.

Prior to developing Pro Business Services, Paul was a partner and COO at Pro-invest group responsible for all hospitality and real estate business within the group. He advised on fund and asset development with a delivery value of a USD 1 Billion and developed a number of new investment projects for Pro-invest group investors.

Between 2007 and 2011 Paul lead the creation, development, delivery and operations on all of Aldar pjsc hospitality and leisure developments in Abu Dhabi as MD of Aldar Hotels & Hospitality. Between 2007 and November 1st 2009, 2500+ bedrooms and associated facilities (including F&B, leisure, marinas) with a combined development value of U$4 Billion were envisaged, developed, delivered and operational in time for the inaugural Abu Dhabi F1 Grand Prix including the multi award winning Yas Hotel.

Paul has held senior development , delivery and operational roles with global brand owners principally in EMEA and has been involved in the development and delivery of hundreds of hotel, restaurant and accommodation assets globally including a large number in the MEA region. He has also lead the regional roll-out, development and or re-positioning of a number of existing and new brands in a number of different segments.

Paul has been an advisory Board member of and presenter and contributor to the Arabian Hotel Investment Conference since its inception (and of the International Hotel Investment Conference for its first 5 years) and is recognized as one of the most influential individuals in the hospitality sector.