Australian native, Justin Wells, has recently joined as director at Design Worldwide Partnership (dwp). With over 25 years of experience, including taking up senior roles, Wells has produced exemplary design outcomes throughout Australasia and the Middle East. With a special focus on hospitality, Wells has worked on a number of high profile hotel projects in the region. He is regularly invited to speak on pertinent topics at industry events in the Middle East. Wells has completed over 10 large scale projects in the MENA region, such as Aloft Hotel Deira City Centre, Zabeel House and Zabeel House Mini in Al Seef, in a previous role at HBA Dubai. Other projects include the Lodha Sales Centre, Bosphorous Restaurant, Emaar Boulevard in Dubai; and Novotel Olaya Hotel, Arif 2 Hotel and BLS Executive Apartments in Saudi Arabia.
Key projects still under construction include Suites in the Skai and The One Ramada Plaza in Jumeirah Village Circle, Dubai; 25 hours Hotel, Dubai International Financial Centre; CoEx Convention and Exhibition Centre in Expo 2020; Mohammed Bin Rashid Library, Dubai; the W Hotel Abu Dhabi, and the Gran Melia Hotel in Jeddah on the corniche.