Travel & Tourism Industry Advisory Committee

Mr Steve Cook

Independent Chair

Bachelor of New Media Journalism (Thames Valley University), Bachelor of Laws (Open University)

Steve brings current and contemporary industry knowledge to the IAC, drawn from his twenty-years of industry experience and practical know-how in the travel and tourism industry. His experience includes corporate, retail and wholesale travel from his work in Australia, South Africa and the UK. His depth and breadth of experience in travel and tourism also encompasses airfares, ticketing, training and administration. He has worked for companies with international reach including: STA Travel, Carlson Wagonlit and American Express. His industry qualifications include IATA Fares and Ticketing Levels I, II & III. He is a life-long learning enthusiast and a keen traveler.

Mr Ashley Hunnam

Independent Member

Ashley has over 20 years of experience specialising in recruitment, education and training in the travel and tourism industry. He is the business leader in Flight Centre’s Travel Academy providing critical education and training for Flight Centre staff. Flight Centre is one of the world’s largest travel agency groups operating in 23 countries and a corporate travel management network that spans more than 90 countries.