Paul Wiste

Paul is the Principal of Design Assembly Consultants, providing bespoke solutions to discerning private owners and operators. He has previously worked for IHG as Head of Design and Engineering SEA+K and the Jumeirah Group as Vice President Development Design Asia Pacific. He was first professionally employed in the Asia Pacific region in 1996; and had his introduction to hotel design on Ian Schrager’s Sanderson Hotel in London in 1998.

Paul has gained global experience working in Architectural practices in Malaysia, Korea, England, Poland, Brazil, and finally the United Arab Emirates. He achieved a Bachelor of Environmental Design (Arch) and Master of Architecture degree from the University of Manitoba; during which he studied at Kyonggi University in Seoul, Korea and Mackenzie University in Sao Paulo, Brazil. He is a professionally registered Architect in the United Kingdom through the Architects Registration Board (ARB) and is also a professional member of the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA).