Managing Director and Head of Design and Development for Luxury Frontiers, Graeme Labe has over 25 years of experience in alternative building methods and ecologically sustainable off-grid developments in the adventure travel and hospitality space. An international firm, Luxury Frontiers designs sustainable and immersive resorts, lodges, and camps in naturally beautiful locations all over the globe and is known for creating upmarket tented camps and other rare and iconic hospitality builds on the world’s new frontiers of travel.
Before joining the Luxury Frontiers team, Labe was a successful entrepreneur having founded FTK Design & Development. Specialized in remote locations with logistical challenges, FTK became a preeminent design and development management firm in Sub-Saharan Africa for the safari, lodge, and boutique hotel industry. Graeme Labe has also worked in operations, serving as Head of Design and Development for Abercrombie & Kent, developing Sanctuary Retreats properties throughout Sub-Saharan Africa for 12 years, and served as Project Manager for Orient-Express Safaris in Botswana for 8 years. An active member of the South African Green Building Council, Labe holds a Bachelor’s degree in Hotel Management from the University of Johannesburg and a diploma in Project Management. True to his love of design and the outdoors, Graeme enjoys collecting/restoring classic motorbikes, admiring old buildings, and fly fishing.