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Patrick Bousquet-Chavanne

Patrick Bousquet-Chavanne

Head of Retail, Abu Dhabi Investment Office
United Kingdom

Patrick Bousquet-Chavanne leads the Abu Dhabi Retail Development Programme for the Abu Dhabi Investment Office (ADIO), which looks to elevate the Emirate into a premiere, experiential retail destination and a hub for retail innovation.

Patrick boasts over three decades of hands-on experience in beauty, luxury retail and retail real estate sectors in major cities such as New York, London, Paris and Dubai, where he orchestrated the seamless integration of physical and digital channels for globally recognised brands.

Prior to this role, he held the position of President and CEO, Americas, and led the Global Luxury Practice at ESW, a prominent player in global direct-to-consumer e-commerce. He also held key roles in the sector where he worked as CEO at EMAAR Malls, owner of The Dubai Mall, and served as the Chief Customer, Marketing and Digital Officer at Marks & Spencer PLC. Additionally, he was Group President at The Estée Lauder Companies Inc., where he made significant contributions to the company's international growth and product innovation.

Patrick serves as a Foreign Trade Advisor [CCE - Conseiller du Commerce Extérieur] to France, contributes to the Luxury Board of the French-American Chamber of Commerce in New York, and holds a seat on the board of Directors of Flow Beverage Corp [XTSE]. He is also a contributor on the Luxury Retail and Beauty sectors

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