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Pinar Calimano

Senior Director, Design and Innovation EMEA at Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts

Pinar Calimano brings over 25 years of experience with her multifaced career journey in design leadership, interior design, and hospitality operations. In her current role, she leads Four Seasons Design Services’ EMEA Interior Design team with oversight of interior design and art curation for renovations of existing properties and new builds hotels and residences across EMEA.

Pinar, a graduate of the New York School of Interior Design, started her design career at Stonehill & Taylor Architects in New York in 2001. During her career as an Interior Design Consultant, she delivered projects for international hotel operators such as Marriot International, IHG and Hilton International across the U.S. U.A.E. With various design leadership roles over the last 14 years, she led the design development of several new build hotels, major renovations, restaurant & bar designs for a privately owned hospitality investment firm, for Hyatt International, for InterContinental Hotels Group across MEA.

Before her design career, Pinar worked in hospitality operations for Hyatt International. In addition to her design degree, she also holds a degree in Hospitality Management.