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Frederic Pain

Founder & CEO

After almost two decades in the UAE, he decided to materialize his alternative vision of the hospitality sector and created BCA. he has been a leading figure in the entertainment and nightlife industry in the region. With extensive understanding and a wealth of connections. His network includes a huge portfolio of VIPs and celebrities. He started his career by working for the famous beach club brand Nikki Beach in Marbella Spain and all over the globe. He then moved to Dubai in 2005 where he quickly started gaining exposure and landing residencies in Dubai’s top venues. He also worked with the Pacha Ibiza group for the opening of their boutique hotel and beach club Destino Ibiza. His creativity and musical knowledge have also made him a strong pillar of the Blue Marlin UAE franchise.

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Philippe d'Amat

Managing Partner 

Director of f&b operations

Brings over 18 years of solid hospitality management experience. A passionate professional committed to maintaining high-quality standards and accomplishing significant achievements for distinguished companies over Europe and the Middle East.

Started off his career at the prestigious Four Seasons hotel in Paris, before moving to London, where he worked in some of the most world-renowned properties including, Soho House, The Ritz and The Dorchester hotels. 


Since then he has gained invaluable experience spearheading various luxury hotels, lifestyle restaurants and members clubs, where he managed the operations and administration for a variety of world-class brands.

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Ryan Acharya

Managing Partner

An F&B and hospitality industry expert with over 18 years of experience covering all aspects from brand creation to operations management across the U.S.A, Ibiza and the Middle East. He progressed from management roles to Director and General Manager at the Demind firma, a Dubai based hospitality group with a stunning portfolio, including BLUE MARLIN IBIZA UAE, BAGATELLE DUBAI, OPA DUBAI, THE HATCH.

His experience extends to the hotel industry, having worked in all aspects of operations for 5-star hotel groups including Jumeirah, Marriott International and Atlantis The Palm, which have paved the way for his success. He also managed standalone, high-end restaurants, lifestyle and nightlife brands including Cipriani and Blue Marlin Ibiza. His passion lies in creating concepts and unique cinematic experiences.