JPA Design appoints new regional director for MENA.
Possessiing more than 26 years’ experience means Finnie is more than capable to add to the success of the design firm
London headquartered JPA Design is strengthening its presence in the Middle East and accordingly has appointed respected industry professional Carol Finnie as regional director, Middle East & North Africa (MENA). The appointment follows the company’s recent merger with Dubai’s S2 Interiors, a boutique interior architecture and design studio.
Finnie will lead the design direction and management of company in Dubai and in the MENA region.
She is a commercial interior designer whose international expertise in the hospitality and leisure sector spans more than 26 years, having previously led creative design teams in Asia, the Middle East, Europe and the US.
Commenting on her appointment, she said: “I’m thrilled to be part of the JPA Design group, a company with an exceptional reputation. I look forward to working with the team to deliver cutting-edge designs and utilising innovative technologies and materials to ensure our clients’ vision is realised to the highest standards.”
The Dubai office is currently working on projects for Accor, Hilton, Taj Hotels, Centara, Nakheel Properties and Emaar Properties Group Notable projects in Europe include the Orient Express, the GNER East Coast Main Line and the Belmond Royal Scotsman. Projects in Asia include the Lake Palace Hotel in Udaipur, The Pierre Hotel in New York for Taj Hotels, The Fullerton Hotel in Singapore and the Amara Shanghai hotel.