Geoff Elske – Managing Director of CG Consulting
Geoff is a dynamic, persuasive, take-charge accomplished Executive with a proven track record in achieving business results by developing strategic plans, identifying new markets, developing products and business processes. His career has afforded him to gain experience in the retail, education, franchising and lifestyle events sectors. However his passion lies in the travel and tourism industry, and his 25 years of multi-faceted experience in local, regional and global Tourism has afforded him the opportunity to understand the challenges of this ever changing industry from an entrepreneurial, non-profit organizational, tourism developmental and corporate point of view.
He has been involved and actively served in various Tourism Industry Organizations, from grass roots Tourism Organisation development, Standards Generating Bodies, National Tourism, through to the Chairperson of a Global Tourism Commission for five years. Supporting this, he has been a guest speaker at numerous industry gatherings, facilitated panel discussions, involved in industry awards, and responded to media questions on various industry related topics.
He has the ability to develop strategic long term relationships, can communicate with all levels of decision makers, and prides himself as strong motivator and team player with effective leadership, communication, decision making, problem solving and interpersonal skills, together with a corporate focus and a results-driven attitude.
EXECUTIVE LEADERSHIP COMPETENCIES
|P&L Management / Improvement
||Strategic Planning & Growth
|New Business Development
||Marketing and PR Management
|Product / Brand Development
||Budgeting / Cost Controls
|Vendor / Client Relations
|Workflow / Technology Optimization
||Staff Management & Training
|Communication and influence
Charlise Elske (Director of Hospitality Services)