Dani Mansour

Head of Project & Development Services, Africa

Dani commenced his career in hotel development in France, where he played a pivotal role in expanding a renowned hotel company’s portfolio across Europe and North Africa.


With over 17 years of EMEA real estate experience, Dani leads JLL's African Project & Development Services Department. His expertise encompasses development management, advisory services, and project execution across diverse sectors like mixed-use, retail, commercial, industrial, and infrastructure projects. Dani's leadership has driven projects worth over USD 13 billion, notably including spearheading a renowned European hotel chain, collaborating on large-scale mixed-use projects with major developers, and delivering tailored solutions for global corporate clients.


Transitioning to the UAE, he joined JLL’s Strategic Consulting department, offering invaluable insights and financial advisory services for large-scale mixed-use projects in the MEA region.

Subsequently, Dani's tenure in JLL's P&DS department saw him seconded to prominent UAE developers, where he provided strategic guidance and development advice for ambitious ventures.

Currently, Dani serves as the head of the P&DS division for the Africa region. In this capacity, he oversees a wide array of development initiatives, leveraging his extensive experience to drive growth and innovation in the African real estate landscape.