John Hart, Executive Chair Australian Chamber Tourism

John Hart is Executive Chair of Australian Chamber – Tourism, Executive Director of Business Group Australia and on the Board of the Tourism Australia, the Australian Business Register, The Angus Knight Group, Hospitality Training Network and Food Standards Australia and New Zealand.

He was Executive Director of Restaurant & Catering Australia between 1999 and 2020. Restaurant & Catering Australia is the peak industry body representing restaurants, cafes and caterers across Australia.

John came to the Association from Tourism Training NSW where he was Executive Officer for five years.

John has spent over 35 years working in the hospitality industry in operational, HR and IR roles, trained in food and beverage management at the Ecole Hotelliere Lausanne, in Switzerland, and holds a Bachelor of Commerce majoring in Business Law and a Master of Business Law.

John currently also served as Chair of the Commonwealth Vocational Education and Training Advisory Board between 2013 and 2017 and was previously on the Australian Prime Ministers Business Advisory Council.

World Travel Summit 2020 “Travel in the New Normal” | September 7th, 2020

Talk Title:  ‘Australian Tourism – Industry and Government Responses to COVID19’