Speaker Profile

Marie Louise
Sciò

CEO and Creative Director - Pellicano Hotels Group

Speaker Profile

Marie Louise
Sciò

CEO and Creative Director - Pellicano Hotels Group

Marie-Louise now serves as CEO and Creative Director of the Pellicano Hotels Group.

Marie-Louise Scio graduated from Aiglon College in Switzerland. She then moved from Switzerland to the United States to attend the prestigious Rhode Island School of Design, where she obtained a degree in Architecture.
She began her career as an architect in New York at Costas Group before returning to Italy, where she worked with Italian interior design master Massimo Zompa who introduced her to the world of interior design. A few years later she decided to set up her own interior and product design agency in Rome.
In 2005 he started working at the Hotel II Pellicano as an architect, initially coordinating the renovation of a few rooms before getting involved and renovating the whole hotel and the concept of II Pellicano, from graphics to sales materials and everything visual and aesthetic.
Thanks to his creative vision, literally out of the box, he has successfully repositioned the family properties, making Hotel II Pellicano and La Posta Vecchia two of the most popular and iconic luxury hotels in the world. Since January 2019, he has also been in charge of the Pellicano Hotels Group's newest addition, the Mezzatorre Hotel & Thermal Spa, which reopened in April 2019.
In June 2020, Marie-Louise launched ISSIMO, the digital extension of the Pellicano world where it is possible to read and shop for Italian lifestyle excellence, offering categories ranging from fashion, design, food, travel, beauty and culture.