As the HR Director of Encore Event Technologies across the Asia Pacific region, I am responsible for all people related initiatives across the group.
HR’s focus is on partnering with our people and our leaders to ensure that we offer a rewarding career journey for our team members that is aligned to achieving our business objectives. Our aim is to provide a workplace that is safe, healthy, and engaging. We develop Encore’s workforce through Recruitment, Training, Performance Development, Succession Planning, Remuneration & Benefits, safety and much more.
My career in HR started in Talent Acquisition both in Recruitment Agencies and internal roles with companies in the media and finance sectors. A passion for people, the ability to guide them on their career journey and the opportunity to influence a business on attracting and retaining a diverse group of people to achieve one goal is what brings me the most satisfaction in my role.
I joined Encore in January 2020, right before the pandemic hit. Starting a role with a world wide pandemic was challenging, but I am proud of how the business navigated and adapted throughout this difficult time. I value working with talented people across the group and strive to partner with them and improve their working experience.
I am currently completing my Master of Business Administration at Macquarie Graduate School of Management
As the Director of Strategic Partnerships across the Asia Pacific region, it is my responsibility to focus on growing the number of Venues we work with across the Asia Pacific region ensuring we continue to build our network of valued customers.
Joining the business in 2021, from NewsCorp where I was most recently Commercial Director, Travel; overseeing the success and commercial growth of brands Escape.com.au, Travel & Leisure and news.com.au/travel I have held leadership positions with The Washington Commanders, 7West Media & Network TEN.
With a strong track record of fostering authentic partnerships which drive commercial growth across diverse sectors, I advocate for customer centricity and digital transformation as the strategic levers for delivering business results.
I take great pride in shaping a collaborative culture, one which elevates our team members to achieve their own career aspirations. Our team work tirelessly with our partners to deliver outstanding experiences and events and their success is our success.
Katherine holds a Bachelor of Communication from Sydney University. Her love of the event industry started with her first love of performance theatre, where she completed a Bachelor of Music at The Australian Institute of Music.
As Managing Director of Encore Event Technologies in the Asia Pacific Region, I am responsible for supporting our team, partners and customers with a focus on driving the business forward, growing our customer base and ensuring we build a global network of support to deliver World Class Service.
I have been with the business since 2000, starting from a technical role across the US and Caribbean, and as Group Operations Director – EMEA, supporting the PSAV Family of Companies across our International portfolio. During my time in the role, I was responsible for bringing together a diverse group of companies into a united brand.
I value our team members above all else and enabling them to elevate their careers. I am proud to work with such a talented group of people across the business who work tirelessly with our partners to deliver outstanding experiences and events.
Scott holds a Master of Business Administration and Management, and a Bachelor of Applied Arts and Science in, Business Management and Entrepreneurship, both earned at Texas A&M University. He joins us from the UK with his lovely wife and two amazing boys.
As Commercial Director, my job is to ensure all our clients have an exceptional experience when using our services to coordinate an event.
My main goal is to use creativity to give life to our client’s ideas and turn them into reality. Through collaboration, I strive to break the boundaries, turning every customer’s imagination into a unique experience that delivers beyond their expectations.
After 18 years in the company, I have learnt to believe in the power of teamwork. The ideas created by one mind are incomparable to those created by multiple. I aspire to cultivate customer-centric teams of individuals who are constantly in search of what can be improved upon.
My favourite aspect of my role is the opportunity to collaborate with an array of intellectual, creative talents every day. I am dedicated to delivering the world’s best services, and I am a firm believer that this can only be done alongside the world’s best team.
Michael holds a Bachelor of Arts from the University of New South Wales, Sydney.
My role as Chief Financial Officer for Encore Event Technologies APAC sees me responsible for the financial management of the organisation, providing informed insights and guidance on all budgetary decisions affecting the business.
As part of the executive management team I am responsible for planning, implementation, managing and running of all finance activities, including planning, budgeting, forecasting and negotiations.
I work with a close-knit team of passionate professionals. I enjoy supporting them, watching them evolve and grow in their roles to reach their full potential. I encourage each team member to run their own race but remain available to provide guidance and support where necessary.
I have prior experience in the media and entertainment industry, working for television and radio.
Malcolm holds a Bachelor of Business/Commerce from University of NSW and completed an Associate Degree from Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand.