Edwin Hendriksen is the senior vice president of investments & development at citizenM hotels, where he leads the company’s continued rollout, targeting the major international gateways in North America. He began his hospitality career in 2000 at CNL Hotels & Resorts, where he handled acquisitions and project financing. In 2007, Hendricksen started the Inland American Lodging Advisor hotel real estate investment platform. As senior vice president and the company’s head of investments, Hendriksen was also a member of the company’s executive and investment committees and was responsible for the firm’s investment strategy.