SHAWN-GRAINGER

SHAWN GRAINGER

OPERATING PARTNER,
THIRTY SIX KNOTS

Shawn is an accomplished project manager with over 20 years of experience successfully managing complex projects within customer-focused environments.

Adept at managing multi-disciplinary teams and operations, he has overseen interior fit out for eight concurrent Four Seasons openings in the Middle East, with individual project budgets of $30M. Shawn has also managed a portfolio of 20 Four Seasons operating properties. During his tenure at Four Season Hotels and Resorts, he laid the groundwork for Four Seasons in Kuwait, Tunisia and Doha as well as completing the transformation footprint of Four Seasons Houston.

Prior to Four Seasons, Shawn was Director of Revenue and Room Operations for the 425-room boutique Metropolitan Hotel in Canada, overseeing a staff of 300, where he developed strategic plans, schedules and budgets, as well as the development of policies and procedures to enhance operational efficiencies. This extensive expertise with both construction and hotel operations gives him invaluable insights that impact every phase of a project.

A skilled communicator who excels in building strong, profitable, and working relationships with all levels within an organization and external stakeholders, Shawn utilizes vision, commitment, and enthusiasm to effectively and successfully overcome any issues.