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Frederic Pain

Founder & CEO

After spending nearly twenty years in the UAE, this individual decided to bring his unique vision of the hospitality industry to life by establishing BCA. He has emerged as a prominent figure in the region's entertainment and nightlife sector, armed with a profound understanding of the industry and an extensive network of connections. His connections span a wide range, encompassing a vast portfolio of VIPs and celebrities. Initially launching his career with the renowned beach club brand Nikki Beach in Marbella, Spain, he quickly gained recognition and expanded his reach globally. In 2005, he relocated to Dubai, where he swiftly garnered attention and secured residencies at the city's most prestigious venues. He also collaborated with the Pacha Ibiza group, contributing to the launch of their boutique hotel and beach club, Destino Ibiza. Furthermore, his exceptional creativity and profound musical knowledge have established him as a key pillar within the Blue Marlin UAE franchise. Presently, Frederick's primary focus revolves around expanding the BCA brand and organizing large-scale events and concerts. He also works in partnership with the Addmind group on many upcoming hospitality projects.

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Philippe d'Amat

Managing Partner 

Director of f&b operations

Philippe, an accomplished hospitality management professional, boasts an impressive background of over 18 years in the industry. He is deeply passionate about his work and remains dedicated to upholding exceptional standards, resulting in remarkable achievements for esteemed companies across Europe and the Middle East.

His illustrious career commenced at the prestigious Four Seasons hotel in Paris, where he honed his skills and laid a solid foundation for his future endeavors. Seeking new opportunities, Philippe made his way to London, where he had the privilege of working in renowned establishments, including Soho House, The Ritz, and The Dorchester hotels. These experiences allowed him to showcase his expertise and contribute to the success of these globally acclaimed properties.

Throughout his journey, Philippe accumulated invaluable knowledge by spearheading various luxury hotels, lifestyle restaurants, and members clubs. In these leadership roles, he expertly managed operations and administration, working closely with a diverse portfolio of world-class brands. His exceptional abilities and meticulous attention to detail ensured the seamless functioning of these prestigious establishments.

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Ryan Acharya

Managing Partner

Ryan, a seasoned expert in the F&B and hospitality industry, boasts a remarkable background spanning over 18 years. His comprehensive experience encompasses various facets, ranging from the inception of brands to the efficient management of operations across the U.S.A, Ibiza, and the Middle East.

Throughout his career, Ryan has steadily progressed from managerial positions to assuming the role of Director and General Manager at Demind firma, a prominent hospitality group headquartered in Dubai. This esteemed group boasts an impressive portfolio, which includes renowned establishments such as BLUE MARLIN IBIZA UAE, BAGATELLE DUBAI, OPA DUBAI, and THE HATCH. Presently, Ryan has taken on a leadership position at the Bureau of Creative Affair, where he leads and oversees all hospitality projects.

Furthermore, his expertise extends to the hotel industry, where he has garnered comprehensive knowledge in every operational aspect. He has worked across esteemed 5-star hotel groups, including Jumeirah, Marriott International, and Atlantis The Palm, which have played a pivotal role in shaping his successful career. Ryan has also demonstrated his adeptness in managing standalone, upscale restaurants, as well as lifestyle and nightlife brands, such as Cipriani and Blue Marlin Ibiza. Currently, he is at the helm of Main Restaurant Ibiza. One of Ryan's true passions lies in the management of distinctive cinematic experiences and the development of innovative concepts.

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