Managing Director Australasia, BWH Hotel Group
Graham is a seasoned travel, tourism and hospitality executive leader with a keen interest in the ever-evolving travel distribution and technology landscape.
His career began with Utell International (at the time the world’s largest hotel reservations company) and continued with Disneyland Paris.
Graham migrated to Australia in 1995 to take up the role with Ansett Australia as Chief Executive Officer, Traveland. He was appointed CEO, See Australia in 2000, Managing Director, Domain and Classifieds at Fairfax Digital in 2007 and CEO of Inland NSW in 2011.
In May 2018 Graham was appointed Managing Director Australasia, Best Western Hotels & Resorts and following the acquisition of World Hotels in 2019 Managing Director Australasia, BWH Hotel Group. Graham is also a National Board member of Tourism Accommodation Australia (TAA).
Graham has learnt to appreciate the vital role of leadership, culture, innovation, transformation (disruption) and technology in the everchanging and evolving travel landscape.