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Our people. Design leaders and thinkers.


Scott Whittaker

Group Creative Director

Leading with innovation, creativity and energy are the cornerstones of Scott Whittaker’s success. He oversees design across all projects.

Sarinrath Kamolratanapiboon

Executive Director

Sarinrath is a dynamic design talent with experience in several sectors ranging from workplace to high-end residential and boutique retail projects across Thailand.

Song Ming Zhong

Song Ming Zhong

Studio Director China

With over 25 years of experience, Song has designed significant projects across China for international brands like IHG, also driving regional growth by fostering new relationships. He ensures a holistic design approach that aligns with project location, demographics, budget, and timeline, and is passionate about crafting emotive experiences within each space. He maintains a strong portfolio, reflecting his commitment to delivering projects that not only capture the owners’ vision but also meet client expectations.

Adriana Graur

Design Director

Adriana is an experienced Interior Designer and LEED Green Associate who has demonstrated a flair for conceptual design. A design powerhouse with a keen passion for her industry, Adriana’s attitude of curiosity is her strongest driver when it comes to designing meaningful spaces.

Rhoda Peng

Business Development Director

With over 10 years of experience in Business Development within the design industry, Rhoda is an experienced studio representative with an ability to build strong client and stakeholder relationships.


Thomas Meier

Creative Director

Since graduating in engineering and interior design, with a Master of Interior Architecture from the renowned Penninghen School, Paris, Thomas has over 10 years of multi-disciplinary cross-sector experience. An innovative and highly creative ‘self-starter’, Thomas leads projects from visioning and concept design through to completion. He has led the design of significant commercial projects around the world, particularly in APAC and MENA, with an emphasis on large scale public spaces, with highly choreographed visitor journeys and immersive brand experience. Signature projects include Retail and Mixed-use Developments, Hotels, Residences, Corporate Headquarters, Offices, Airports, Universities and Museums. Passionate about storytelling through design and visual narratives, for every project Thomas creates a meaningful project narrative that establishes a brand defining design direction. Thomas is a great communicator, fluent in English and French languages. Skilled in design strategy, project visioning and creative thinking, Thomas brings these attributes to the design leadership of each project together with an understanding of the user experience, co-creation methodology, direction and mentoring of the design team. Thomas keeps up to date with a knowledge of global trends and a forward looking approach to sustainability. With a collaborative approach Thomas ensures that client, stakeholders and design team unite around a strong creative concept to drive the project to a successful completion.


Elaine Manipol Galicia

Studio Director Philippines

Elaine is an architect and interior designer with experience across all forms of design and construction. She leads our dwp Philippines studio and brings international experience to the region.

Charlie Kelly

Managing Director Middle East Region

Charlie is an architect with big picture leadership experience who delivers complex, innovative projects, while maintaining focus on quality all whilst leading operations in Asia and the Middle East.

Kanidtha Pattanapanitchakul

Associate Design Director

Kanidtha is a dedicated interior designer with over 10 years international experience, during which time she has been working intensively on a diverse range of design concepts. Kanidtha’s talents extend through various project types, including hospitality, F&B, commercial and private residential. A motivated designer and a team-player, she is able to communicate and work well with people at all levels. Preferring to follow her passion and drive rather than conventional design rules.

Nampet Petruk

Senior Interior Designer

With a strong interest and active involvement in designing, together with his keen eye for design detailing, Nampet is committed to deliver highest standard of design. Nampet will be responsible for concept design, design presentation through a various range of media, Documentation and Site Construction.

Brenton Mauriello (AM)


Brenton is the Chairman responsible for leading dwp’s group strategy, operations and business development globally. Brenton was honoured to be appointed as a Member (AM) of the Order of Australia (General Division) by the Governor-General of Australia for ‘significant service to Australia-Thailand and Australia-ASEAN business relations’ in The Queen’s Honours List, 2022.






Yukoltorn Thanasawangkul

Portfolio Director - Community

Project management, marketing, client retention, implementing policy, cost control.
Yukoltorn has over fifteen years’ experience with growing scope in Interior Design. Yukoltorn will work closely with the project team in developing Design Concepts and directing the operational aspects of the project. She will be the day-to-day single point of contact with the group from the Schematic Design phase and will attend all Preliminary Briefing and Formulation Meetings together with the full consultant and construction team nominated for the project.
A result driven, self-motivated and resourceful director with a proven ability to strengthen team members in order to maximize company profitability and efficiency. Able to establish sustainable and profitable relationships with customers and suppliers across the country.

Robert Troup

Studio Director Bangkok

Robert Troup leads dwp’s Bangkok studio, guiding operational management and development of client relationships.

Erol Anefi

Interior Designer

Erol is a creative and passionate interior designer with a collaborative and creative approach to his work. In 2015 Erol graduated Birmingham City University finishing top in his year before starting out his career as a diligent designer.

Van Phan Thi Hai

Business Development Executive

Van is responsible for finding and retaining clients, encouraging extant clients to purchase added products or features, and remaining abreast of changes in consumption

Meng Tong

Meng Tong

Design Director

Meng Tong is recognized for designing standout projects throughout China for major brands including IHG and Marriott. His extensive knowledge of Chinese traditional culture and architecture, combined with his understanding of government requirements, has equipped him for over a decade of large-scale urban planning and mixed-use skyscraper projects. Meng ensures every project carries a unique design narrative aligning with the owners’ vision and client expectations.

Narach Tanakobkul

Senior Interior Designer

Narach has started working as an interior designer and always seeking a unique design solution specific to each project’s time and a place. Narach will be responsible for concept design, design presentation through a various range of media, Documentation and Site Construction. He is driven by passion and dedication for interior and architecture balanced with a sensibility and relevancy to the owner’s objectives

Leena Noman

Senior Interior Designer

Leena is experienced in delivering creative and functional interior design solutions across large mixed use, commercial, hospitality and healthcare projects.

Thosarit Achariyasart

Senior Interior Designer

Thosarit is responsible for various designs, conceptual drawings and layouts. He has extensive hospitality experience; his work includes rooms for the Cabo Beach Hotel, the spa at Cachet Deluxe Bangkok, the lobby and C-Lounge for Cachet Deluxe Cabo and others. Achariyasart has a degree in Interior Design from Bangkok University.

Kullapoth Leongsoithong


A strong interest in architecture design, makes Kullapoth an architect who has a passion for building, space, details, and materials through various projects by connecting places with people to improve the quality of life and lifestyle. As a result, Kullapoth is committed to using his skill to deliver a unique design for enhancing the standard of future architecture.


Maryam Ghaedi

Interior Designer

Maryam is an integral part of the Dubai design team by providing creative design concepts and technical support in production of drawings and schedules from concept design through to documentation and on-site supervision.

Nikorn Challis


Having gained experience working in Santa Monica, California. Along with being bilingual, it has provided Nik with the knowledge and skills to adapt his performance to accommodate different projects. Nik’s passion of wanting to learn about the different fields within architectural design, from hospitality, retail, residential to education. Has given him the opportunity to set personal goals to enhance his philosophy for future design challenges.

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