Grace Leo is an award-winning and internationally recognised hotelier, known for developing greenfield development and positioning luxury hotels and resorts for institutional investors and high net worth individuals.
She is credited with pioneering the trend for design-led boutique hotels and renowned for her unique blend of artistic flair, luxury design and successful project management in multiple cultures and languages. Her projects have spanned Europe, North America, South America, the Caribbean and Asia and include the Hotels Montalembert and Lancaster in Paris, The Royal Riviera in Cap Ferrat, Le Guanahani and Le Toiny in St. Barths and The Cotton House in Mustique.
Grace Leo founded her own hotel company in 1988, in addition to owning and operating two hotels in Paris. Her ability to troubleshoot businesses in difficulty and work with large teams to strict deadlines has resulted in numerous success stories.
In 2014 Grace was brought in by Reignwood Investment U.K to manage a £350 million hotel and residential project named Ten Trinity Square, which opened in January 2017 as the second Four Seasons in the City of London.
In addition, for nine years she has been a member of the Executive Committee of Leading Hotels of the World and has won various international awards.