Julian Clark, Chief Executive Officer
Adrian Dent, Group Director of Operations
Chantelle Veness, Group Director of Sales & Marketing
Andrew Turner, Group Director of Development
Andrew joined the Lancemore Group in 2018 to drive the group's expansion throughout Australia and New Zealand. One of the industry’s most successful and respected hoteliers, Andrew served as CEO of Mirvac Hotels and Resorts where he grew the business from 7 properties under management with assets valued at $150 million to 48 properties under management with assets valued at $1.8 billion. More recently, he held the role of EVP – Development Mantra Group (Asia) and EVP Hotel Operations for SilverNeedle Hospitality. Andrew is an inductee of the HM Magazine Hall of Fame and recipient of the Hotelier of the Year award.
Narelle Glynn, Group Director People & Performance
Narelle is a dynamic leader who brings global experience in talent strategy and professional services consulting to the Lancemore Group. She is passionate about enabling leaders to get the most out of their people through high-trust relationships, a coaching mindset and empowered teams. Narelle believes that the humanistic backbone behind our corporate culture is the strongest lever we have to achieve our business goals. Having spent much of her career in the financial services sector, she is delighted to be aligning her professional skills with her personal passion for food, wine and travel.
Michael Sheridan, Regional General Manager NSW
Michael Sheridan has spent twenty five years working across boutique hotels and resorts in Australia and globally. Sheridan kick-started his rise in the hospitality industry as a Resident Manager with Seychelles before becoming a General Manager with Accor for over a decade. His extensive experience was recognised when he won HM General Manager of the Year Australia in 2013, along with a variety of other accolades. Michael believes that being a successful General Manager comes from understanding what people want and finding ways to relate to every guest.
Ty Goulter, General Manager Alamanda Palm Cove by Lancemore
Natalie McNamara, General Manager Spring Hill Estate
Brett Saunders, General Manager Lindenwarrah at Milawa
Brett brings senior management experience from several locations throughout Australia including Hamilton Island, Brisbane, Melbourne, Sunshine Coast & Karratha. His first leadership role with the group - at Yarra Valley Lodge - showcased his established record of developing and delivering new systems and strategies to enhance the guest experience and positioned him perfectly to take the helm at Lindenwarrah at Milawa. Brett is well-versed in the genuine hospitality of the Great North East and leads a stellar local team to deliver the warmest of welcomes to returning and future guests of this charming country house hotel.
Brendan Jones, General Manager Lindenderry Red Hill
Brendan joined the Lancemore Group in June 2018 as General Manager of Lindenderry. He brings over 20 years of experience in hospitality working for brands such as IHG, Peppers, Crown Melbourne & Spicers Retreats. Brendan is a dynamic and results-driven leader, giving 100% to customer service excellence and cultivates team engagement by nurturing and developing their talent. He is very passionate about hospitality and is inspired to bring his experience to the forefront to take our guests on a journey they will talk about for years to come.
Neil Mason, General Manager Yarra Valley Lodge
Niel Mason is an experienced manager, well regarded for strategic planning and execution, driving business, project management and owner and investor liaison. Schooled in Canada, he moved to Australia in 1992 commencing his career in tourism management. Most recently, Niel finished a 12 year tenure, which culminated in his role as Area General Manager role accountable for 1300 rooms across three properties, with Outrigger Hotels. Niel drives a culture based on values and is an active member of the wider industry, holding board positions with Tourism Noosa, Hawaii Lodging & Tourism Association and Hunter Valley Wine Tourism Association. Niel brings an air of excitement as General Manager at Yarra Valley Lodge.