Roger Blackall

Director Asset Management at Premier Group

Roger N. Blackall is currently employed in the position of Director of Hotels and Hospitality Division at Premier Group, Bahrain since 2008. He previously served as Senior Vice President of Asset Management of Kingdom Hotel Investments from 2003. Mr. Blackall worked at Shimizu Asset Management Inc., the Los Angeles subsidiary of Tokyo-based Shimizu Corporation and was responsible for asset management of the 380-room Four Seasons Resort on the Hawaiian island of Maui. He had operated his own company in Palm Beach, where he specialized in hotel appraisals, feasibility studies, acquisition due diligence, impact studies and general management advisory and consulting assignments for the hospitality and recreation sectors. He also held a variety of hospitality industry consulting and operational management positions throughout the United States with Arthur Andersen, Marriot International Corporate Hotel Development, PKF Consulting, Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts and the Walt Disney World Resort Division. Mr. Blackall holds a Bachelor of Science degree from Cornell University School of Hotel Administration and also attended graduate-level classes at the American University in Washington, DC.