Deputy President - Simon McGrath
AccorHotels - Hotels Sector
Simon McGrath is the Chief Operating Officer for Accor Hotels Australia, responsible for over 250 hotels, 33,000 rooms and 12,000 employees in the Pacific region.
Simon has an extensive and highly respected career in the hotel sector, having worked in management positions domestically and overseas.
He has worked in senior executive positions in Australia's major city and tourist destinations, including Sydney, Gold Coast, Cairns, Hamilton Island and Ayers Rock Resort as well as internationally in Malaysia and Thailand.
In addition to his
role as Chief Operating Officer for Accor Hotels
holds the following Directorship Roles:
Director of AAPC Limited
Director of Accor Vacation Club
Director for Reef Casino Trust
also currently holds positions on the following Boards:
Deputy Chairman of Tourism and Transport Forum
Independent Director of Genesis Care
Blue Mountains International Hotel Management School Industry Advisory Board
has been recognised with numerous company and individual awards for excellence during his
tenure at Accor Hotels
has played a major advocate role in advancing Indigenous employment opportunities in the hospitality and tourism sector as well as championing innovative human resources development, marketing and customer relationship management.