Leadership Team

Vee Kessner


With 30 years of experience in interior design, Vee brings a wealth of experience in hospitality, retail and workplace design. This experience means that she has a unique understanding of the quality and attention to detail that complex projects demand. Working collaboratively with architects, clients, operators and consultants to establish and develop concepts that support and encourage unique guest experiences while ensuring a return on investment for owners has been central to her approach for many years.

Dave Sweatman

Associate Designer

Dave has over 15 years experience working with leading design and architecture firms in both NZ and Australia. This experience has included all stages of interior design delivery with a focus towards Restaurant and Hotel design. Dave brings a broad range of skills and experience to the design team. He was recognized at the NZ Designer’s Institute Best Awards as The Young Designer of the Year 2013.

Christine Talbot

Associate Procurement

Christine has been involved in the delivery of fit-out for 30 years throughout the Pacific. Her passion is furniture and as such has an extensive knowledge of the required specifications and parameters for hotel furnishing, fittings and equipment to both meet brand standards but also manage the expectations of programme and budget. Her long standing experience in this area brings an extensive and well tested supply chain to projects with suppliers being chosen for their quality, reliability and cost effectiveness.


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New Zealand


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