Marcus Pearson

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Senior Lecturer and Programme Leader Bachelor of International Hospitality Management

Phone: +64 9 921 9999 ext 8015


Physical Address:

City Campus, WH Building, 55 Wellesley Street East.

Postal Address:

AUT University
School of Hospitality and Tourism
Private Bag 92006, Auckland 1142, NZ


  • Masters of International Hospitality Management (2010)
  • Graduate Diploma in Business Administration. University of Auckland (2003)
  • Certificate in Education. University of London (1977)
  • City & Guilds of London. 147, 151.


I have been working in the hospitality training and education sector for over 30 years. During this time I have progressed from a teacher learning the profession, to playing a senior role with responsibilities within the School of Hospitality and Tourism.

Teaching Areas:

  • Bachelor in International Hospitality Management
  • Strategic management 
  • Work integrated learning (WIL).


  • Master's thesis: Pearson, M. (2010). Tipping in top Auckland restaurants: Does it help? (Master's Thesis/Postgraduate Dissertation, AUT University, Auckland).