Announcing the jurors of the third edition of the LIV Hospitality Design Awards!

November 8, 2022

Zurich, Switzerland – The LIV Hospitality Design Awards is pleased to announce the judging panel of the third edition of the program, celebrating Hospitality Architecture and Design Excellence. The selection of winners and honorable mentions of the award is entrusted to an impressively diverse jury panel of 42 top hospitality design experts from 23 countries.

Jurors include Najee Syriani, Corporate Vice President – Projects at Rotana Hotels; Melissa Messmer, Global Head of Design for InterContinental and Regent Hotels; Antonio Sancho the Business Development Director, Design & Technical EMEA at Radisson Hotel Group, Eelco Böhtlingk, Senior Director, Food & Beverage Development, Americas at Hilton Worldwide, Tina Norden, Partner at Conran and Partners; Bittor Sanchez Monasterio, Global Vice President Design Economy & Midscale Brands at Accor remain part of the jury along with Eric Leong, Vice President – Design & Technical Services at Minor Hotels and Karen Comber, Director of Interior Design at PIF projects – Luxury Hospitality.

Joining the panel for the LIV Awards 2022, Monika Moser, Chief Operating Officer of Campbell House; Luis Galofre, Director of F&B Design & Development for the Caribbean and Latin America region and Marc Ledesma, the Director of F&B Design & Development MEA both working for Marriott International; Ivo Christow, Head of Design, Member of the Management Board at Krucker Partner AG in Switzerland and many more. All members of the grand jury panel can be viewed at

“The 2022 jury was selected with sustainability and innovation in mind, and each member is considered a visionary in their respective field. We are proud to have such an outstanding jury for our 2022 International Design edition,” said Astrid Hébert, founder of the LIV Awards.

The professionals and emerging talents “Architectural Design of the Year” and the “Interior Design of the Year” winners receive the coveted LIV Awards Trophy; their projects are presented to the worldwide audience and published in the annual catalogue.

Registration for the LIV Design Awards is currently open to students and professionals in the fields of hospitality architecture, interior design and guest experience. Submissions will be accepted until January 31st, 2023. For more information, visit