Alex Cho, Senior Director, Global Design, Asia Pacific, Ritz Carlton Hotels
Alex has been Senior Director for Global Design in the Asia Pacific region for Ritz Carlton since October last year. He is head of the regional team overseeing, leading and responsible for all related interior design aspects for the various brands under Ritz Carlton, including Bulgari and Edition Hotels.
He joined from Peninsula Hotels, where he spent over three years as Head of Design. Previous to that, Alex was with Jumeirah for two years, based in both Dubai and Singapore, and started his career in design with Mandarin Oriental, with whom he worked for eight years. Before entering the world of hospitality design, Alex spent fifteen years working for various non-profit organisations, assisting on food aid with the intent of learning to give back to society and further help make the world a better place for all!