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Aurelie Schwend

Director of Interior Design, Luxury at Marriott International

Aurélie Schwend is the Director of Interior Design, Luxury at Marriott International. Aurélie oversees the design of Marriott’s luxury brands, St. Regis, The Ritz-Carlton, The Luxury Collection, W Hotels and JW Marriott in Europe as part of the Global Design EMEA team.

With an international business and design background, Aurélie has worked on a wide range of projects across different continents, countries and cultures. Her passion for design and innovation is evident in her creative approach to every project she undertakes, aiming to create exceptional and unforgettable experiences for guests. Whether it's designing elegant hotel interiors in beautiful, protected heritage buildings, creating captivating, contemporary luxury residences, or developing sophisticated resort destinations, Aurélie's attention to detail and commitment to excellence shine through.

Her passion, expertise, and international perspective make her a true visionary in the world of luxury design.

With her French-German heritage, growing up in Spain and having lived in New York and now London, Aurélie feels at home anywhere and relates naturally to different cultures. Aurélie is fluent in English, French, German and Spanish.