Global Leaders & Keynotes

Bill Evans
Chief Economist
Westpac Banking Corporation

Jayne Hrdlicka
CEO & Managing Director
Virgin Australia

Craig S. Smith
Group President and Managing Director International
Marriott International (Live from Washington DC)

Dr Sabine Schaffer
Managing Partner
Pro-invest Group (Live from Dubai)

Girish Jhunjhnuwala
Founder & CEO
Ovolo (Live from Hong Kong)

Kenneth Macpherson
CEO
EMEAA, IHG (Live from London)

Martin Rinck
former Chief Brand Officer & President of Asia-Pacific
Hilton (Live from Vancouver)

Australasian Leaders

Angela Biddle
Director
Scott Carver Pty Limited – Sydney, NSW

Deborah Keller
Hotel Investment and Operations Analyst
Mirvac Group

Glen Boultwood
CEO
Serene Capital

Graeme Dickson
Partner
Baker McKenzie

Grant Alchin
Head – Asset Management Australia
Capitaland Australia

Heidi Kunkel
Vice President, Operations – Australasia
Hilton

Howard Kemball
Director
KCOM

Ian Wilson
Managing Director
Too Build Ltd

James Hines
Managing Director
Hines Property

Juliet Ashworth
Partner And Creative Director
Chada

Jure Domazet
Managing Director
Doma

Lucia Grambalova
General Manager Hotel Investments
Mulpha Australia Limited

Lynda Ugarte
Head Of Human Resources Australasia And Japan
IHG

Michael Simspon
Managing Director – Capital Markets, Hotels
CBRE

Owen Webb
Manager – Workplace Relations
Australian Hotels Association (SA)

Rick Whalley
Partner / Director
Chada

Robert Dawson
Area Vice President – Pacific
Hyatt Hotels & Resorts

Robert Wilson
Executive Chairman
Minett Prime Square

Roy Melick
Partner
Baker Mckenzie

Shaizeen Contractor
Senior Commercial Director, Australalasia
Hilton

Sonia Lefevre
Managing Director
Hotellerie

Stuart Verrier
Head Of Property Development
Melbourne Airport

Tushar Raniga
Director Of Development, Australasia
Hilton

Wayne Bunz
National Director
CBRE Hotels

Jessica Adamson
MC
Jess Adamson Media

Ronald Stephen Barrott
Ceo & Chairman
Pro-invest Group

Dave Baswal
Managing Director Anz
Ovolo Group

Sébastien Bazin
Accor Chairman & CEO
Accor

Scott Brumfield
Construction Manager
Hansen Yuncken

Andrew Bullock
CEO & Chairman
1834 Hotels / SATC

Mark Bullock
Managing Director, Australasia
Radisson Hotel Group

Cameron Burke
Director Of Investments & Portfolio Growth
Choice Hotels Asia-pac

Felicity Burke
General Manager
Fcm Consulting (previously 4d Consulting)

Luke Butler
Managing Director
Hastings People

Matthew Cameron-Smith
CEO
Voyages Indigenous Tourism Australia

Ben Chapman
Relationship Manager
Intrust Super

Cheryl Chew
Assistant Vice President, Business Development & Asset Management, Australia & New Zealand
The Ascott Limited

Troy Craig
Regional Director
CBRE

Richard Crawford
Senior Director Of Hotel Development, Australia, NZ & Pacific
Marriott International

Richard Dalman
Managing Director
Dalman Architects

Sarah Derry
Senior Vice President Talent & Culture – Pacific
Accor

Monika Dubaj
Vice President – Development & Owner Relations
Hyatt

Kurt Fearnley

Jael Fischer
Senior Manager, Development – Australasia & South Pacific
IHG Hotels & Resorts

Brett Forer
Director Of Development, Pacific
Accor

David Fraser
Executive Director – Axsia Asset Management
Axsia

Trent Fraser
CEO
Choice Hotels Asia-Pac

Rupert Hallam
General Manager Hilton Adelaide
Hilton

Charles Young
Senior Vice President – Growth
Book Me Bob

Peter Harper
Managing Director – Head Of Investment Sales Australasia
JLL Hotels & Hospitality Group

Leanne Harwood
Managing Director – Japan, Australasia & Pacific
IHG Hotels & Resorts

Andrew Hiebl
CEO
Association of Australian Convention Bureaux

Sean Hunt
Area Vice President – Australia, NZ & Pacific
Marriott International

Andrew Jolliffe
Managing Director – Asia Pacific Region
HTL Property

David Kong
President and CEO
BWH Hotel Group

Jesse Kornoff
General Manager
Mount Lofty House & Sequoia Lodge

Simon McGrath
CEO Pacific
Accor

Scott Measday
State Manager SA/NT
Hostplus

John O’Sullivan
CEO
Experience Co

Associate Professor Simon Pawson
Associate Dean
Torrens University Australia

Rodger Powell
Managing Director
Tourism And Hospitality Services Australasia

Todd Roydhouse
GM Food And Beverage
SkyCity Adelaide

Peter Salveson
CEO
Hansen Yuncken

Abhijay Sandilya
Vice President, Development – Japan, Australasia & Pacific
IHG Hotels & Resorts

Caspar Schmidt
Managing Director
Qcc Collection Group Pty Ltd

Jerry Schwartz
Director
Schwartz Family Co

David Simpson
Managing Director
Axsia

Steven Skarott
Director Hotels
Salter Brothers

Jan Smits
Co-CEO & Deputy Chair
Pro-invest Group

Dora Stilianos
Partner
Baker Mckenzie

Alexander Thorpe
Owner
Veriu Group

Mark Tierney
Chief Revenue Officer
Quest Apartment Hotels

David Andrew Udell
Group President – Asia Pacific
Hyatt Hotels Corporation

Jeff Wagoner
President & CEO
Outrigger Hospitality Group

Robert Williams
Partner/Head of Hotels & Hospitality Asia Pacific
Watson Farley & Williams

Geoff ork
CEO
Crystalbrook Collection Hotels and Resorts

David Simpson
Managing Director
Axsia

Leanne Meyer
Investment Manager
Omni Bridgeway

……..More Speakers to be added soon.