James Dilley

James Dilley

Head of Hospitality and Interior Design | Jestico + Whiles

James Dilley heads up the hotel, hospitality and interior design teams at award-winning architecture and interiors practice Jestico + Whiles.

Working internationally with prestigious independent and private developers and clients including Hilton, Starwood, Marriott and InterContinental, James has delivered a diverse range of high-profile projects including the vibrant W London on Leicester square, the exclusive Villa Honegg, a privately-owned mountain top retreat in Switzerland, the ‘ultraluxe’ Yas Hotel on the Abu Dhabi Formula 1 Grand Prix racetrack and most recently the first European Hard Rock Hotel in Ibiza. James is currently working on projects in West Africa, Australia and Russia. James lectures internationally on hotel design and has judged the European Hotel Design Awards, European Hospitality Awards, FX International Design Awards  and the World Interior News Awards.