Name: Andrew Carruthers

Role: Judge

Andrew Carruthers is a Hospitality Management academic with 15 years’ experience in both vocational and higher education. He has trained both young students and experienced hospitality professionals in Australia, China, Hong Kong, Macau, Malaysia, Thailand and Vietnam. Currently he teaches in Holmesglen Institute’s Bachelor of Hospitality Management, with responsibility for the program’s final-year industry placements and internships. Andrew was involved in the hotel industry from the age of 11 when he worked as a porter at the renowned Windsor Hotel, and went on to work in a variety of management roles with hotel companies IHG and Accor.