ACC (ICF) – SCPC (CTA)
Combine patience, curiosity, a passion for team high-performance plus authenticity, and you get Damian, an Australian, who has been an active member of the international hospitality industry for over 35 years, making a positive impact in every hotel, office, city or country where he has operated. With in-depth, first-hand experience, working his way from the bottom (as a Steward) to the top (as General Manager) and more recently as Senior Regional Director, covering the Middle East & Africa, with 98 hotels, and over US$1.4 billion in revenue; he truly has a deep understanding of the brands, colleagues, industry, markets, guests, cultures, religions and geography in which he has worked.
Damian is a uniquely skilled, internationally experienced Commercial Leader, having worked in over 40 countries and lived in 7, he remains grounded and is very well experienced at forming culturally diverse, remote teams and enabling them to become high-performance business partners and individuals, in an environment where people continually learn, improve, develop and have a lot of fun along the way. His peers and the industry recognise this understanding and passion for people, they see him as a selfless, humble, authentic yet driven leader who takes the time to understand his team, create and grow lasting relationships that transcend geographies and always works hard to build, maintain and drive high-performance within the organisation.
Moving into Professional Business, Executive and Group Coaching has come naturally to Damian. He holds an ACC credential from International Coach Federation (ICF) C/- Coach Transformation Academy (CTA), and plays an active role in the Australian Coaching and Business industry, bringing his unique Global experience and insight into Australia and his coaching work, he will positively impact as many people as he can in the years ahead.