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Lale Gungen Cakmak

Senior Director Design & Construction Management, Luxury, MEA, Marriott International

Lale is an architect by training with a master’s degree in construction management. Before focusing on the hospitality sector, she worked on the delivery of various large-scale construction projects such as resort hotels, an education campus and an international airport in Turkey.

She has spent the last 16 years of her career working for major international hospitality companies overseeing many hotel project delivery processes in select, full service and luxury segments from signing to opening mostly in Eastern Europe, Turkey and the CIS region.

Lale Joined Marriott Global Design in 2017 and recently relocated to Dubai for the next chapter in her career as Senior Director of Luxury to lead the delivery of Luxury projects in the Middle East and Africa region.