Lindsay Leeser

Lindsay is Director Development Pacific for Accor based in Sydney, Australia. In this role, Lindsay is responsible for the development and growth of the Accor network within Australia, New Zealand and the Pacific. His qualifications include a Bachelor of Commerce, Tourism & Hospitality Management and Marketing.

Lindsay joined Accor in 1998 and became a Business Development Analyst at Accor Sydney office in 2001. He was appointed to the position of Corporate Asset Manager followed by Development Manager North Asia & Pacific.

In 2006, Lindsay undertook the position of General Manager Development Australia, New Zealand & South Pacific. In January 2008, he was promoted to the role of Director Development Pacific and was promoted to Vice President Development Pacific in March 2014.

During Lindsay’s time in the development team, Accor has seen unprecedented growth to become the market leader in Australia and New Zealand with some 240 hotels and over 32,000 rooms across the region.

Outside of Accor, Lindsay is also a Board Member of the Garvan Research Foundation and Chairman of the Young Garvan Committee in Sydney.