Name: Sarah Baddams

Role: Judge

Sarah Baddams, Executive Assistant Manager at Pullman Melbourne on the Park, is a first-year judge with 20 years’ experience in the hospitality industry gained around Australia and the Unites States. She has worked with a number of luxury and global brands including Ritz-Carlton, Starwood, Crown, Radisson and AccorHotels.

Sarah is an active participant in the inaugural AccorHotels Strategic Leadership Development Program – an all-female program focused on developing new skills in the areas of leadership without authority, strategic planning and analysis, and business improvement, with the goal for graduates to progress to their first General Manager’s role.

Sarah has managed a number of challenging projects including business disruption to demolition and redevelopment as well as rebranding of hotel product.

Sarah is passionate about developing the next generation of leaders in her industry through mentoring and coaching and is a regular guest speaker at William Angliss.