top of page

Jennifer Pettinger-Haines Joins Think Hospitality Consulting as Partner Leading Middle East Practice

Think Hospitality Consulting, a leading food and beverage strategy and business development consultancy, welcomes Jennifer Pettinger-Haines as its newest partner, based in Dubai. With a focus on accelerating restaurant brand growth and maximising opportunities in the food and beverage sector for investors, retailers, hoteliers, and property developers, the partnership boasts a prestigious client portfolio.

Pettinger-Haines brings over a decade of experience in the Middle East, having spearheaded The Bench in the region and co-founded The Global Restaurant Investment Forum. Alongside her role at Think Hospitality, she assumes full ownership of the Global Restaurant Investment Forum, set to be relaunched later this year with an event in Edinburgh.

"I'm excited to join Think Hospitality Consulting, renowned for its expertise and impressive track record in working with top hospitality brands worldwide. Establishing a Dubai-based practice focusing on GCC markets is a natural progression, and I look forward to expanding our regional engagements and projects," says Jennifer Pettinger-Haines.

James Hacon, Managing Partner at Think Hospitality, expresses his excitement for Pettinger-Haines joining the team, citing her extensive experience, impressive network and strong presence in the GCC region. With over five years of activity in the region and a growing client base, Hacon sees Pettinger-Haines as the perfect fit to lead the company's endeavors in this dynamic part of the world.


bottom of page