director hospitality

Ming was born and raised in the UK, he also has lived in the USA and Hong Kong. The last 9 years he spent in Singapore.

As a project designer at both WATG and Urbnarc, Ming worked on a variety of developments including conference centres, luxury hotels and resorts, spas, residential developments, mixed-use developments, competitions, various residential renovation and refurbishment schemes. Key design considerations include recognizing local cultures and sensitivities, spatial and sequential awareness of both guests and hotel team members. Thus providing unique solutions and memorable experiences.


In 2011 Ming joined Hilton Worldwide as a Design and Projects Director overseeing pipeline projects in South East Asia Pacific region including Japan, Korea, Thailand, Bangladesh, Malaysia and Indonesia. Projects ranged from new build hotels and conversions to refurbishment on existing estates. By increasing efficiencies, improving communications and assembling reliable information for owners, industry partners, and the operations team, he played an integral part in ensuring projects are designed and built to meet brand expectations.


During his time at Whitbread Asia Pacific, Ming took the role of Head of Technical Services for Singapore, Thailand and Malaysia. With the company owning and operating the hotels under Premier Inn, Ming gained experience working on the developer side of a mid-scale hospitality brand.

In 2018 he joined his long time friend to start PERCEPT|on where he is leading the hospitality department.

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