Leanne Henderson

  • Beachhead Advisor, Middle East

Leanne is the founder and managing director of Taurima, a boutique hotel and hospitality design advisory consultancy.

A structural engineer by trade, she has a proven track record in design and construction management of public and hotel / hospitality venues. She has also worked within consulting, hotel brand and development organisations and can provide New Zealand companies holistic advice with her understanding of the markets, industries and ways of working within the region. 

Advisory areas 

Design and construction of large developments, public and hospitality venues. Brand experience development for the physical environment. 

Sector experience

Building / construction, engineering, hospitality.


Leanne has specific experience working within the United Arab Emirates, the wider Middle East, Africa and New Zealand.