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 the Regional General Manager for Asia, I oversee our operations in Bangkok, Seoul, Singapore, and Hong Kong.
I started my career with Encore as an AV technician in 2005 and progressed to become a Senior Venue Director with experience in running venues ranging from boutique hotels to sporting stadiums. Eventually I was appointed to the role of Venue Services Manager looking after 17 hotels in NSW before taking on my current role in 2019.
My understanding of our business and what is required to ensure professional service delivery in premium venues has taught me the importance of building and supporting a great team who are passionate about events while having a client centred approach to everything we do.
Asia is one of Encore’s newest regions, with amazing potential for our unique offering and I am excited to help strengthen and grow our presence, partnership by partnership, while delivering world class events.
Marco holds a Diploma of Management from the Australian Institute of Management.
As Director of Technology APAC, I oversee Encore’s technical solutions, equipment, and innovations to ensure we are leaders in our industry and meet our client’s needs at every step of their event journey.
I am responsible for the discovery, development, procurement and installation of technology and equipment. In doing so, I work closely with our global suppliers, local venue partners and valued clients to deliver leading solutions for in-person, hybrid and virtual events.
I joined Encore in 1998 as a trainee Technician, progressing through technical and production roles which has given me vast experience across the business and industry itself.
What drives me? Our teams inspire me every day. Combining their passion for excellence and the latest technology, with the goal of maximising the event experience for attendees. It’s incredible to see what our teams are capable of.
With 20+ years in the industry, I continue to be inspired and motivated by the outstanding events we deliver for our clients, utilising the latest innovations in technology and our production expertise to create memorable events that engage and amaze audiences.
Daniel holds an Advanced Diploma in Live Production, Theatre and Events, an Advanced Rigging Licence and certified in Hybrid+ Virtual Events.
Stephen joins the Encore APAC team heading the IT Deparment including IT Helpdesk, services, systems, infrastructure and projects.
As Director Information Technology Stephen is responsible for the management, implementation, and usability of information and computer technologies to support the business. Stephen also works with Encore’s executive team to develop a strategic vision for the enterprise and drive the business’ current and future technology objectives.
Stephen has previously held positions as Head Technical Services (APAC), PMY working with SuperCars and the Australian Turf Club here in Sydney, Managing Director of Lakekist Consultancy delivering technology solutions to some of the worlds largest Hospitality, Sports and Entertainment organisations and Director Building Services (ELV) overseeing all technology for the $4.5billion Wynn Palace development in Macau, China.
Stephen holds a Bachelor of Engineering (Microelectronic Engineering), Electrical Fitter (Instrumentation) Trade as well as a Certificate IV Risk Management, Certificate IV Electrical Studies, Certificate IV Process Instrumentation, Prince 2, CMMI, PMBOK and BISCI, and is currently working on a Masters of Business Administration.
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 Area Director of the Encore operations in Fiji, I lead a team of brilliant minds in exceeding our client’s expectations in every event we are a part of. I am the main point of contact for any high-end production elements that are required for our potential clients executing events in Fiji.
In my role, no two days are ever the same. One day, I might be sending proposals to a client while the next day, I am delivering equipment to an outdoor beach event. I am extremely motivated by the dynamic and challenging nature of my job as it enables me to grow, making every day better than the last.
I believe in implementing an inclusive, collaborative approach to the way we run operations in Fiji. We have a small office and a very close-knit team, so I want to make sure everyone feels welcome voicing their opinion on how we can improve and progress.
Working alongside my team to bring a client’s vision to life and delight attendees keeps me inspired every day. I take great pride in leading such an incredible group of people ad being a part of the Encore family.
As National Sales 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.