Mike Sievwright is Vice President for Design and Construction for MGM Resorts International, based in the UAE and covering the International stage. He is responsible for strategic and operational oversight for design and construction related matters for all integrated hotel and entertainment developments for MGM Resorts in the region. With previous experience including Jumeirah and Abu Dhabi Capital group across Europe, MENA and ASPAC, Mike brings cultural sensitivity, a wealth of experience, expertise and fiscal responsibility to the role.
Mike is a highly innovative Engineer and Project Management professional with over 25 years’ cross-functional experience in the property development and construction industry across contracting, asset management, hotel development and as a hotel operator. Mike is passionate about the Hospitality Industry, believes in encouraging innovation and pushing the boundaries of what is normal, and aims to create inspiring, efficient and profitable spaces. Whilst managing the design and construction process, he is always looking for pioneering solutions to identify opportunities for increasing efficiencies, increasing revenue, decreasing costs and maximizing benefits for all stakeholders.
Mike holds a Engineering Honors Degree from Oxford Brookes University and a Diploma in Real Estate Development from Cornell University’s School of Hotel Administration.