Noelle joined Shaza Hotels in 2018 to boost the growth of the company in the Middle East, North Africa, and South-East Asia, particularly in the experiential lodging segment. Her diverse background, unique set of skills and innovative mindset allowed her to be an instrumental part in driving Shaza’s new vision and strategic initiatives.
Prior to Shaza, Noelle was handling claims, risk management and arbitration cases for real estate projects in KSA, Kuwait and Lebanon. Her career started in architectural design and project management, where she managed construction sites with 400+ workers at a very young age. She also launched an online start-up to support young Arabs in resume-writing and job applications.
An architect by profession, Noelle holds an MBA from INSEAD, a certificate in Negotiation and Dispute Resolution from Harvard University, and a Masters in Engineering Management from the American University of Beirut. Noelle is also part of the steering committee of the INSEAD Alumni Association in the UAE.