AUT's School of Hospitality and Tourism is well connected with industry professionals and organisations. These include an Industry Advisory Committee advising on our curriculum to ensure our qualifications are relevant to industry, working with researchers on an area specific to the industry, employing students or offering workplace experience and sponsoring top students at our Awards Ceremony.
Watch this video and see how we interact with our Hotel Industry Partners.
|Councillor Cathy Casey||Event Management||Auckland Council||Councillor|
|Daniel Harrison||Event Management||Auckland Council||Event Organiser|
|Keri Hickmott||Event Management||Auckland Tourism, Events and Economic Development Ltd||Business Events Co-ordinator|
|Fergus Clark||Retail Travel||United Travel||Retail Business Manager|
|Dominic Cheng||Inbound||Winchester Travel||Director|
|Craig Jones||Consultancy||Visitor Solutions||Director|
|William Goodfellow||Attractions/Activities||Explore NZ||Managing Director|
|Marisa Bidois||Food and Beverage||Restaurant Association of NZ||CEO|
|Yvonne Townsend||Food and Beverage||Lynfield College||Faculty Manager Technology|
|Nicole Lawson (Chair)||Heritage Hotels||General Manager|
|Angela Besant||Hilton Hotels||HR Manager Auckland/Taupo|
|Pat Taylor||Motel Association of New Zealand||Board Member|
|David Comery||Waipuna Hotel||General Manager|
|Marisa Bidois||Restaurant Association of New Zealand||CEO|
|Wouter de Graaf||Sofitel, Accor Hotels||Area General Manager|
|Steve Shearer||Scenic Hotel Group||Director of International Sales and Brand Development|
|Ryan South||Holiday Inn Airport||General Manager|
|Paul Archer||Novotel, Accor Hotels||Regional General Manager|
|Wim Ruepert||InterContinental Hotels Group||Area General Manager|
|Michelle Davies||Stamford Plaza Hotel||Human Resources Manager|
|Renato Gualberto||Novotel and Ibis, Ellerslie||Executive Assistant Manager|
The following hospitality leaders form the Industry Partnership Board for the Department of Hospitality. They are our key contacts in the industry and advise us on programme and curriculum quality as well as participating in our schools activities to support student learning and progression into the hospitality industry. We acknowledge and thank our partners and encourage students to engage with them during their study at AUT.
Last updated: 02-Nov-2017 3.37pm
The information on this page was correct at time of publication. For a comprehensive overview of AUT qualifications, please refer to the Academic Calendar.