• Mesmerized by Tokyo Disneyland at age 9
  • Named on Dean’s list at University (not sure how)
  • Best Advice: Pour yourself a glass of water, do nothing for a few minutes and things will automatically seem to be a bit more under control


Ashwin is a passionate recruiter who believes not only in making promises, but also in getting results. He is a seasoned hospitality professional with over 15 years of experience in business development and hotel management roles with Australian and international hospitality industry leaders such as Accor Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Federal Hotels International and Mint Group Australia.


He specializes in hospitality talent resourcing and executive search for upscale and luxury international hotels. His long-standing success in matching the right candidate to the right job has been fueled by his in-depth knowledge and experience of the hospitality industry, thorough understanding of his clients’ requirements, and his natural ability to network. He also has extensive experience in mentoring and providing career advice specific to mid-level and senior hotel managers and executives.


Ashwin holds a Bachelor of Business degree jointly conferred by Cornell University and RMIT, at the Australian International Hotel School campus. He started his journey in hospitality with the Blue Mountains Hotel Management School, from where he graduated with a Diploma in Hospitality. He is an affiliate member of the Cornell University Alumni Association and a member of the ABAA Alumni Network.

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