Markus Stebich

Markus Stebich, Managing Director

Before setting up SHS, Markus was Director of Development, Spa and Interiors, Jumeirah Group, after having been Managing Associate of Hirsch Bedner Associates Dubai. He is a registered architect and interior designer. Markus’ experience ranges from architectural master planning to interior design detailing and includes project management and construction administration in both architectural and interior design projects. His project experience includes commercial buildings, hospitals and clinics, luxury residential villas, shopping malls and furniture design. He has specialized in hotel design since the 1990’s and has worked on close to 100 hotel projects world wide as an architect, interior designer and in his role with Jumeirah.
As an architect he worked in the United States and in Germany. In his 10 years with the German firm RKW he was involved in many projects, including working on the ARAG tower in Düsseldorf, a collaboration between RKW and Norman Foster.
Markus also has a long relationship with the art world, through his family, his personal interests and as an artist. Early in his career he worked with the artist Robert Rauschenberg.He is active as a speaker at conferences on design, as a member of the Advisory Council of the Interior Design Department of the American University Dubai, as a member of the Executive Committee of the Association of Professional Interior Designers and as a regular member of international design juries.
In 2009 he set up SHS Stebich Hospitality Solutions offering comprehensive design and development services for the hospitality industry as well as bringing the hospitality understanding and approach to all project types