Suzanne Haines

Born and brought up in the United Kingdom, Suzanne started her career 18 years ago with a bespoke property developer in Surrey.  She gained valuable experience over 13 years in all aspects of building and renovating properties, together with interior design skills. She moved to Dubai in 2009 and followed a career in furnishings. Working for several well-known rental and contract furniture companies, Suzanne used her UK experience to assist in expanding these brands and increasing revenues. She built a reliable reputation working with a local developer to provide show homes, common area lobby design and furnishing solutions, together with consultancy advice on interiors for future residential and hotel-apartment buildings. Suzanne also worked as a freelance home stylist, cementing relationships with local suppliers and furniture providers. Having studied the philosophy of Feng Shui for years, she believes all spaces should create harmonic energy combined with practical living solutions. Interiors are not just her job, they are her lifestyle.

Olga Hajiyeva

Born and brought up in Baku, Azerbaijan. Olga graduated from the Azerbaijan International College of Finance and Economics and began her career as a Business Development Trainee at Abela & Co.  She then joined Wembley Developments, as a Compliance & QC Manager, handling the real estate business portfolio, hotels and serviced apartments. She moved to Dubai in 2007 and joined EC Harris Project Consultants for the UAE government's pilot entertainment project, Global Village-Dubai Land. In 2010, she joined Orra Real Estate Developers LLC-Dubai for their prime luxury residential project, Orra Marina-Dubai Marina. As a Director of Marketing and Sales, she set up a core team and organized international road shows in Africa, India and Russia, while participating annually in the Cityscape exhibitions in Dubai and Abu Dhabi. Having established herself in the profession, she expanded her expertise and developed her keen interest for interior designing and fitting out furnished apartments to her prospective client base. In her most recent designation as a Whole Time Director of Orra Real Estate Developers and their associate group of companies, she jointly manages two prime developments in Dubai, having a total development area under construction of 1.5 million sq ft.