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Christopher Holloway


Christopher Holloway


Global Director of Growth & New Business, Global Student Accommodation


Public Private Partnerships


Global Master in Real Estate Development

Christopher Holloway is an experienced multilingual and global executive specialised in intercultural management and new market entry in yielding real estate assets (Purpose-Built Student Accommodation). He has a keen intrapreneurial vision of business and its social impact.

He is the author of several articles on management in private educational institutions as well as Business Result Advanced (OUP). His current interests include Social Impact (Triple Bottom Line & SDG) in Real Estate Investment, Development and Management, Organisational Fictions and (d)effective decision making, Intercultural Management and “Middle-Out” Management.

Corporate Experience

• Global Director of Growth & New Business, Global Student Accommodation, 2020

• Managing Director Spain, Nexo Residencias & Global Student Accommodation, 2017 – 2020

• Owner, Cervantes & Compañía Libros, 2018

• General Manager, The Student Housing Company España, 2012 – 2017

• Director, International House Madrid, 2007 – 2012

• Director of Studies, International House Madrid, 2004 – 2007

• Founder & Artistic Director, King’s Performing Arts, 2003 – 2013

Academic Experience

• Guest Lecturer, School of Architecture, Masters in Management of Heritage Projects, Universidad de Alcalá, 2015 – 2020

• Guest Lecturer, Masters in International Business, Deusto Business School, 2015 – 2016

• Adjunct Professor, Global Master in Real Estate Development, IE University 2021

Academic Background

• MBA in Business Administration, Durham University Business School, UK, 2016

• BA(Hons) in French Studies, University of Reading, UK, 2000