Simon McGrath

CEO, Accor Pacific



Simon McGrath AM is the Chief Executive Officer for Accor Pacific, responsible for over 385 hotels, 53,000 rooms and 21,000 employees in the region.


Simon has worked in the tourism and hospitality sector for three decades, including Malaysia, Thailand and throughout the Pacific region in major resorts and hotels.


He is a Director of AAPC Limited, Allegiance, Accor Vacation Club and Reef Casino Trust. He also holds positions on numerous industry boards including Tourism and Transport Forum (TTF) and Accommodation Association of Australia (AAoA).

In June 2019 Simon was recognised in the Queen’s Birthday Honours List as a Member of the Order of Australia (AM). The prestigious honour is given to only 365 recipients each year, with Simon chosen for his significant work in promoting Australian tourism on the world stage.