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Matthew Seal

Vice President - Luxury Brands, Global Design Marriott International, EMEA

Matthew Seal is Vice President, Luxury Brands, Global design for Marriott International across Europe, the Middle East and Africa. Marriott International’s luxury portfolio has eight leading brands including The Ritz-Carlton, Ritz-Carlton Reserve, Bulgari Hotels, St. Regis, W Hotels, EDITION, The Luxury Collection and JW Marriott.

Matt oversees the strategic direction and delivery of the company’s diverse luxury hotel and residence projects across the region while harmoniously managing brand distinction and stakeholder relations. He leads a strong team of luxury design specialists working across all aspects of design from feasibility through to completion.

With over 25 years of experience in hospitality, architecture and interior design, Matt has a global mindset having worked across a range of projects in Europe, the Middle East and Asia both as an international hospitality design consultant for over 16 years and at Marriott International where he has spent the last nine years.

While design for Matt has been a lifelong passion, in his personal time, you will find him escaping to nature, where he can indulge his passions for Mountain and Road cycling, which provides some respite from the fast pace of international travel.