Lindsay Madden-Nadeau

Founder Meraki Bespoke Wellness

Lindsay Madden-Nadeau is the Founder of Meraki Bespoke Wellness Strategies, who has spent the past 20 years travelling the globe working for some of the biggest names in hospitality and wellness. Lindsay was most recently the Global Director of Wellbeing for the luxury division of Accor, including brands like Raffles, Fairmont and Orient Express. She was responsible for each individual brand’s global wellbeing strategy, including conceptualisation, brand creation, programming, project management, design, and pre-opening, as well as creating partnerships and collaborations for wellness, spa and fitness.

A self-described non-traditionalist, Lindsay makes it her mission to ensure each project has a strong differentiation and strategy at its heart. Her attention to detail and keen understanding of the industry means she has the power to transform and elevate brands, and her expertise makes her a sought-after contributor within the wellness world. She has been a judge for seven consecutive years for the World Spa & Wellness Awards, a contributor to several industry publications, and a public speaker at some of the biggest events around the world, including the Global Wellness Summit, World Spa & Wellness, Professional Beauty, and Fit Summit. Lindsay is also supporting initiatives for the GWI (Global Wellness Institute) on Wellness Tourism and shaping and defining what that means to the future of travel.

A creative thinker who believes in the power of authentic wellness experiences to transform lives, Lindsay founded Meraki with a mission to create conscious, collaborative projects that continue to put wellness on the map. She has travelled to nearly 60 countries across the world, and brings a wealth of both personal and professional experience to her work