Our Advisory Committee
Garry has been a key part of the National Capital Attractions Association and Canberra Region Tourism Awards (CRTA) for many years. After 10 years as Chair of Judges for the CRTA, in 2016 Garry was appointed the Chair of Judges for the Australian Tourism Awards concluding at the end of 2018. Garry has been awarded the Canberra Region Tourism Awards, 2001 Outstanding Contribution by an Individual Award and has recently been included as a Member in the Order of Australia (General Division) for his services to tourism.
Chair of Judges
Phil studied a Bachelor of Advertising/Marketing Communications at the University of Canberra before moving to the United Kingdom to undertake a Master of Arts in Cross-Cultural Communication & International Marketing at Newcastle University. Since returning to Australia Phil has been with The Mark Agency for 8 years working on a variety of businesses across multiple sectors. Notable clients include Uber, TAB, Brumbies Rugby, Kelly Slater’s Komunity Project and QT Hotels.