Sam-Erik Ruttmann

Director of Global Hospitality Development - Studio Puisto Architects


As Director of Global Hospitality Development at Studio Puisto, Sam-Erik Ruttmann brings with him a wealth of experience from an international hotel career spanning the US, Europe, the Middle East and Asia with world-class hotel companies, including Hyatt International, InterContinental, Langham Hotels and Resorts and Dusit International.

In particular, Sam-Erik has served as Vice President of Development and Regional Director of Operations for the Middle East at Langham and as Regional Vice President for the Middle East at Dusit, acting as lead negotiator for hotel deals and driving expansion in the region. In addition, he is currently an advisor to the Mediterranean Tourism Foundation in Malta and enjoys exploring and learning about emerging technologies that could improve our lives.