Keith Hunter is the Co-founder of Hunter Palmer – Global Retail Solutions, a brand new airport-specialist retail partnership (www.hunterpalmer.net).
Previously, as Senior Vice President of Qatar Duty Free for Qatar Airways, Keith spearheaded the Hamad International Airport retail project, through to the opening and operation of HIA in May 2014. Qatar Duty Free was ranked fifth in the world by SKYTRAX after less than two years in operation and won Global Travel Retailer of the Year three years in a row.
Keith also served as a board member of the Middle East & Africa Duty Free Association (MEADFA) for 5 years.
Prior to joining Qatar Airways in 2008, Keith was a retail consultant for Bourne Leisure Group and worked for Alpha Airports Group as Regional Manager for UK South.