Kerstin Brand

Kerstin Brand has lived and studied in various countries including Germany, Sweden and England. Now settled firmly in Marrakech, Morocco she has used her multi-national background and business experience to run and manage a group of successful venues in Marrakech.

Having originally studied Linguistics and English she
quickly discovered a talent for sales and for over 10 years worked within the software industry regularly signing 6 figure contracts.

In 2009 she took the step to fullfill a longterm dream of moving to Morocco which has been a life changing and sucessfull move. Her business acumen, fluent language abilities and passion for Morocco have allowed her to quickly become a key figure in Marrakech. Sharing and implementing her vision and ideas within Marrakech has found a receptive audience.

2010
Nomination for Best New Hotel 2011 (Director Dar Fakir)

2011
Marrakech Biennale (sponsorship, Le Salama)
Made in Chelsea, UK TV programme
Ensam Mamma soeker, Swedish TV programme

2012
Fashion photoshoot
TEDx Marrakech (sponsorship, Le Salama)
Book signing (event, KIS Boutique)

2013

ASW Relaunch, Marrakech (event co-ordinator, Le Salama)
Successful launch of own label Funky Marrakech (@FunkyMarrakech)

2014
Press - Die Starken Frauen von Marrakech
Lonely Planet - Marrakech, Authors Thanks

2015
Following the decision to leave the FAKIR Collection after 4 years as the GM, Kerstin's focus is now on working free lance.