​Volker Heiden

volker.jpegVolker Heiden, Area Vice President, Marriott International heads up the Protea by Marriott Brand, adding up to over 90 hotels in Africa. In addition, Volker oversees the African Pride Hotels, which are now part of the Autograph collection, and the Marriott Hotel Crystal Towers in Century City.

Prior to his current role, Volker served as Vice President Finance for Marriott’s’ Caribbean and Latin American region, based in Planation, Florida.

A 21-year veteran with Marriott International, Volker held senior Finance positions in Europe, Asia and the Americas.

Volker is a graduate of the Hotel Management School in Bad Harzburg, Germany and a graduate Bilanzbuchhalter (IHK) of the Dr. Endriss Steuerfachschule Koln, Germany in 1997 (equivalent of a Chartered accountant) Volker is fluent in German, English and Spanish. In his spare time he enjoys nature, particularly hiking and skiing.