3MT / 5MT Panel

3MT Judges

Dr.Andy Nazarechuk

Andy Nazarechuk is considered one of the world’s foremost authorities on international tourism education in the hospitality industry. He has over twenty-five years’ experience in the Las Vegas and International Education. Dr. Andy Nazarechuk, Past President of APacCHRIE (Asia’s largest Hospitality Educators Association), is a leader in both the academic and the professional worlds of hospitality development. Dr. Andy Nazarechuk successfully completed his position at Taylors University as Senior VP of International Relations for Taylor’s University, Malaysia. Dr. Andy is based in Subic Bay, Philippines. 

Prof. Perry Hobson

Pro Vice-Chancellor for Global Engagement Sunway University, Malaysia. Dr J. S.Perry Hobson holds a BSc (Hons) in Hotel & Catering Management from Oxford Brookes University (UK), a MS in Hotel, Restaurant & Travel from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst (USA), and a PhD from Southern Cross University (Australia). He has been the Editor-in Chief of the Journal of Vacation Marketing since 1999, and is on the Board of Directors of the International Centre of Excellence in Tourism and Hospitality Education (THE-ICE) accreditation body. He is a past-President of both APacCHRIE and also CAUTHE in Australia.

Mr. Alan Williams

Marketing & Communications Manager ,Higher Education Leadership Institute

Alan Williams is our Western Australian based advisor. Alan successfully operated his own HEP for many years and now offers his breadth of experience in the regulation and operation of independent higher education providers through HELI.

5MT Judges

To be announced soon