Hospitality New Zealand has announced the appointment of Sam MacKinnon as Senior Policy Advisor.
Sam will be based in the Hospitality New Zealand National Service Centre in Wellington reporting to Julie White, Chief Executive, Hospitality New Zealand.
Sam has held a number of policy roles within membership organisations, with his most recent role being Policy Analyst at Tourism Industry Aotearoa. Sam has also held roles at BusinessNZ and the Wellington Chamber of Commerce.
He a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and International Relations from Victoria University of Wellington and is a passionate advocate for Kiwi businesses, having worked in hospitality throughout university, and supported businesses through other roles.