Chief Executive, Tourism Holdings Ltd (thl)

Grant joined thl in 2005 in a Chief Operating Officer role and was appointed to the position of Chief Executive Officer in December 2008. Grant is also currently Deptuy Chair of Tourism Industry Aotearoa. Grant is Chairman of the joint venture businesses Action Manufacturing and Just go Motorhomes; he is also a Director of digital business, Roadtrippers, in the USA, which operates the largest current online trip planning tool in the USA.

Grant’s background includes senior executive roles across the tourism, hospitality, gaming and retail industries where he held director and general management roles within the retail sector before moving into tourism. Prior to joining thl Grant was a General Manager at SKYCITY Auckland. Grant holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree from Victoria University and has completed executive studies at the Insead Advanced Management Programme in Fontainebleau, and Monash University, Melbourne Australia.