ATHOC Board

ATHOC operates nationally with an elected board representing a range of membership categories covering resorts, timeshare owners, developers and promoters, marketers, exchange companies and organisations providing professional advice to the timeshare industry.

On behalf of all Members, the board works closely with members, advocates, and with administrative and regulatory bodies throughout Australia to achieve the vision and mission of ATHOC.

To continually foster a high standard of ethics and adherence to industry best practice amongst Members, all Members are required to abide by a Code of Ethics and a Code of Practice.

OUR MISSION

  • Foster a high standard of ethics and adherence to industry best practice amongst our Members and to maintain good standing with all stakeholders.
  • Continually promote the benefits of the industry and to protect the goodwill of Members and consumers.
  • Assist all Members to achieve growth and profitability in an ever-changing business environment.
     

President Craig Wood

CEO, Accor Vacation Club


Craig has over 30 years' experience in the vacation  ownership industry at the most senior  level. Over the last 25 years has been exclusively involved in branded vacation clubs, managing operations in 8 countries across Asia, including 13 years for Marriott Vacation Club and over 12 years with Accor.

Deputy President Barry Robinson

President and Managing Director, International Operations for Wyndham Destinations


Barry Robinson serves as President and Managing Director, International Operations for Wyndham Destinations where he oversees the company's timeshare business operations outside of North America. He has served as President and Managing director of Wyndham Destinations Asia Pacific for 15 years, driving significant property acquisitions and enhanced resort developments, including growing the business to become Asia Pacific’s largest vacation ownership development operation. He was also responsible for leading Wyndham Hotel Group's growth across South East Asia and the Pacific Rim. Under Barry's leadership, a renewed customer focus was instilled across both businesses. The service culture that Barry continues to emphasise across Wyndham Destinations’ vacation clubs is to create personalised and memorable experiences at every customer touchpoint.

Barry leads the international growth strategy for three vacation clubs: Club Wyndham South Pacific, Club Wyndham Asia and Innovative Holiday Club by Club Wyndham.
 

Treasurer Carole Smith

Chief Operating Officer, Classic Holidays


JP (qualified), Diploma Hospitality Management & Tourism Operations Management, Fellow of the Australian Institute of Company Directors, Licensed Real Estate Agent. Over 30 years timeshare management experience. Chief Operating Officer of Classic Holidays and responsible for managing the day-to-day operations of resorts/clubs. Director ATHOC Foundation Limited and Time to Share Limited. 

Ramy Filo

CEO, Classic Holidays


BBE (Mech), Fellow of the Australian Institute of Company Directors. CEO of Classic  Holidays and Director  of  eight timeshare resort/clubs. Involved in all aspects of timeshare including sales, marketing and resort management. Responsible Manager for two Responsible Entities managing Timesharing Schemes. President/Director of ATHOC and involved in industry regulatory compliance discussions, policy and future wellbeing of the industry.

Martin Tolan

Regional Vice President Marketing & Sales, Asia Pacific, Marriott Vacations Worldwide


Martin Tolan, Regional Vice President of Marketing & Sales, Asia Pacific, Europe, and the Middle East for Marriott Vacations Worldwide, has over 35 years of experience in vacation ownership in the U.S., Caribbean, Mexico, Europe, and Asia. 

At the beginning of his career, Tolan created a thriving marketing company in Florida acquired by Vistana in 1997. After the successful sale of his company, he was asked to stay on and lead the business growth in the East Region of the U.S., Caribbean and Mexico. 

In 2012, Martin joined Anantara Vacation Club in Bangkok, Thailand, acting effectively for four years as Chief Operating Officer, building Anantara into one of Asia's largest timeshare sales operations. He was responsible for expanding and opening several Asian markets, including China, Indonesia, Malaysia, Thailand, Hong Kong, and Singapore. 

In 2016, he joined ILG Vacation Ownership in Orlando, Florida. In 2018, Marriott Vacations Worldwide acquired ILG; he is now responsible for the region's marketing & Sales performance, growth, and strategic direction. 

With his extensive experience globally, he has been a pioneer in developing successful leadership teams, business growth, and ensuring innovative programs across businesses.
 

Fiona Rickards

General Manager, Pacific View Resort


Fiona is the General Manager and Company Secretary for Pacific View Resort No. 2 Ltd since 2000. She has 25 years Resort Management Experience and Certificate in Governance Practice.

Tony Houlahan

Resort Manager, Mariner Shores Resort


Tony is the Resort Manager of independent resort, Mariner Shores Resort since 2016. He has 25 years resort and hospitality management experience, in both management and financial roles. Worked under national brands both domestically and in the south Pacific. Previously held positions on chambers of commerce and tourism boards and associations.

Brett Becker


John Williams

Managing Director, arrivia Asia Pacific, India and UK