Industry Advisory Board

The Industry Education Advisory Board (WA) is a board appointed by the Australian College of Applied Education. The board is made up of key industry professionals selected from a broad cross section of industry. Board members agree to the following charter;

  • To provide input to the ACAE on current and future education needs for the Tourism & Hospitality industries
  • To offer guidance and suggestions on education, research and partnership opportunities
  • To interact with academic staff to review the ACAE's existing and proposed programs
  • To represent ACAE to the industry
  • To act as a "Brains Trust" and resource
  • To provide input to students on the realities of the industry and future career opportunities


Our Industry Education Advisory Board members:

Steve Crawford - Director of Policy & Planning, Tourism - Western Australia

Prof Perry Hobson - Director of THE-ICE, Pro Vice-Chancellor of Global Engagement at Taylor's University

Sally Hollis - Executive Officer, Tourism Council Western Australia

Fran Kirby - Director of Human Resouces, Accor Hotel and Resorts

Anne McLean - Human Resources Manager, Parmelia Hilton Hotel

Christine McLean - General Manager, Perth Convention Bureau

Dan Mossenson- Chairman of Partners, Lavan Legal

Richard Muirhead - Chief Executive Officer, Tourism - Western Australia

Alison Petrie - Director of Sales and Marketing, Globetrotter Corporate Travel

Margaret Wilson- PATA WA and Proprietor, Wandoo Hills Retreat

Robert Clifford - General Manager, Perth Convention Exhibition Centre

Alan Williams - Managing Director, Australian College of Applied Education