Our Executive Team
Get to know the dedicated and innovative leaders who steer Salter Brothers Hospitality towards a future of excellence. Our executive team combines expertise, passion, and a shared commitment to reaching new heights of success.
Tash is a strategic executive with a passion for leadership and guest and employee experience.
She joined Salter Brothers Hospitality in August 2023 as the inaugural Chief Executive. Tash has 20 years of industry experience, having had an esteemed career at IHG over almost a decade and a half, where she worked numerous roles with remits spanning across Australia, New Zealand, and Southeast Asia, including heading operations for Singapore and Malaysia. Immediately prior to her return to the industry she loves, Tash was a member of the Brisbane City Council Executive Management Team, accountable for the community facing services of Australia’s largest Local Government Area, serving over 1.2 million residents. Prior to this, Tash spent three years at Virgin Australia, leading customer experience and product, including their iconic cabin crew.
Originally from Melbourne, Tash is based in Brisbane, accompanied by her partner and two children. She holds an Advanced Diploma in Hotel Management from the Blue Mountains International Hotel School, a Graduate Certificate in Business Administration from Griffith University and is a graduate and member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.
Andrea is an experienced and skilled operational leader with a background in commercial litigation.
Andrea has over 10 years luxury hospitality experience starting in restaurants and working her way through various departments to become general manager. From here she undertook a group wide lead on training, compliance and brand standards, leading to her current role as Chief Operating Officer.
Passionate about leadership, communication and customer service, these skills have played a key role in managing multi-faceted teams and working closely with people from diverse cultures and backgrounds to deliver unique and memorable guest experiences.
Following her law degree, Andrea has continued her professional development with a post graduate diploma of legal practice, graduate of Executive Acumen International and most recently, graduate and member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.
Raphael is a strategic hospitality and real estate senior executive with 17 years’ experience in hospitality backed real estate investment across three continents.
A global citizen with working and living experience in eight countries and fluent in four languages, Raphael brings a wealth of experience in hotel branding, hotel development and investments, hospitality consulting and revenue management.
With a diverse and international hospitality background Raphael understands well today’s lifestyle and luxurious traveler as well as hotel owners.
Raphael holds a Bachelor of Science in International Hospitality Management from Ecole Hotelière de Lausanne and Certificate in Revenue Management from Cornell University.
John is a career-long commercial hotelier. He has spent more than 25 years in the hospitality sector in Europe and Australasia, holding leadership positions for global hotel brands including Hilton, InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG) and, most recently, Minor Hotels. John has a strong reputation as a respected commercial leader having also owned and operated a successful consultancy business in the UK where he provided bespoke commercial solutions through consultancy, training and coaching to leading organisations within the hospitality industry across Europe.