Global Leaders & Keynotes

– Bill Evans, Chief Economist, Westpac
– 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)
– Ronald Barrott, CEO, Pro-invest Group (Live from Dubai)

Australasian Leaders

– Abhijay Sandilya, Vice President, Development – Japan, Australasia & Pacific, IHG
– Alex Thorpe, Founder, Veriu
– Andrew Jolliffe, Managing Director & Chair, HTL Property
– Andrew Pickering, Commercial Manager, SHAPE
– Andrew Taylor, Managing Director, Cre8tive Property
– Angela Biddle, Director, Scott Carver
– Brendan O’Farrell, CEO, Intrust Super
– Brian Clohessy, Head of People and Character, BVN
– Caspar Schmidt, Founder, QCC Collection
– Chris Batterham, Area General Manager, Australia & New Zealand, ONYX Hospitality
– Clifford Rip, Founder & Principal, Suede Interior Design Suede Interiors
– Dave Baswal, CFO & COO, Ovolo Group
– David Elia, CEO, HOSTPLUS
– David Mansfield, Managing Director – Australia, The Ascott Limited
– David Scalzo, Managing Director, Perri Projects
– Deborah Keller, Hotel Investment and Operations Analyst, Mirvac
– Dr Jerry Schwartz, Director, Schwartz Family Co
– Glen Boultwood, CEO and Co-Founder, Serene Capital
– Graeme Dickson, Partner, Baker McKenzie
– Graham Perry, Managing Director – Australasia, BWH Hotel Group
– Grant Alchin, Head – Australia Asset Management, CapitaLand Australia
– Heidi Kunkel, VP Operations – Australasia, Hilton
– Howard Kemball, Director, KCom
– Ian Wilson, Managing Director, TooBuild
– James Doolan, Director, Hotel Council Aotearoa (Live from Auckland)
– James Hines, Managing Director, Hines Property
– James Wilkinson, Editor-In-Chief, HM magazine (conference chair)
– Jodi Brown, General Manager, EOS by SkyCity
– Julian Clark, CEO, Lancemore Group
– Jure Domazet, CEO, Doma Group
– Kate Harper, Asset Manager – Hotels, Salter Brothers
– Krystyan Mcleod, Interior Designer, Baukultur
– Leanne Harwood, Managing Director – Australasia, Japan & Pacific, IHG
– Lindsay Leeser, Senior Vice President Development & Franchise – Pacific, Accor
– Lucia Grambalova, General Manager Hotel Investments, Mulpha Australia
– Malcolm Bean, Owner, Mt Lofty House & The Reef House
– Marian Predovnik, Design Manager, Ovolo Group
– Marianne Ossovani, Head of Hotels Tourism & Leisure, Elanor Investors & CEO, HTL Partners
– Marie Colangelo, Senior Project Manager, JLL
– Mark Durran, Managing Director – Australasia, JLL
– Matthew Burke, Regional Manager Pacific – STR
– Michael Johnson, CEO, TAA
– Michael Simpson, Managing Director, CBRE
– Pat Lonergan, Director of Hotels, DOMA Group
– Peter Harper, Managing Director – Head of Investment Sales Australasia, JLL
– Richard Crawford, Senior Director – Hotel Development, Australia, NZ, and Pacific, Marriott International
– Robert Williams, Asia-Pacific Head of Hotels & Leisure, Watson Farley & Williams
– Robert Wilson, Chairman, Minett Prime Square
– Rodger Powell, Managing Director, Tourism and Hospitality Services AustralAsia
– Roy Melick, Partner, Baker McKenzie
– Sarah Derry, SVP Talent & Culture – Pacific, Accor
– Sarah Goldfinch, General Manager, Crowne Plaza Adelaide
– Shaizeen Contractor, Senior Director, Commercial Director – Australasia, Hilton
– Simon McGrath, CEO – Pacific, Accor
– Simon Toovey, Committee for Adelaide
– Sonia LeFevre, Director, Hotellerie
– Ted Horner, Managing Director, Horner Tech
– Tim Sherlock, Managing Director – Pro-invest Developments, Pro-invest Group
– Tracey Wiles, Principal and Regional Interior Design Leader, Woods Bagot
– Tushar Raniga, Regional Director – Development Australasia Hilton