With over 25 years of invaluable experience in interior design, space and utility planning aswell as establishing standards of excellence, Mrs. Madhu Nair has been pivotal in defining The Leela group’s award-winning properties. Each Leela is imbued with Mrs. Nair’s distinct aesthetic and is a celebration of the country’s diverse art, artisanal craft, and richarchitectural history.
As Director of Design and Operations, Mrs. Nair spearheads pre-opening operations, designs all public and private spaces, and sets quality assurancestandards along with operating procedures brand-wide. Mrs. Nair is also the visionary behind introducing the global spa brand, ESPA, to India. Theresult is a collection of bespoke spas that offer luxury wellness along with innovative spadesign and world-class services. A member of the owning family and a board director ofHotel Leelaventure Limited, Mrs. Nair has been pivotal in infusing each Leela with the “soul of luxury.” She is married to Dinesh Nair, Co-Chairman and Managing Director of Hotel LeelaventureLimited, and has one daughter, Samyukta.