Hospitality Solutions - our team

Ian Fraser – Managing Director

Ian Fraser has over 20 years of experience  in  corporate hospitality, event management and project management, having been one of the original shareholders in Corporate Host back in 1994. Prior to this he had been directly involved in the broader hospitality industry......Full Profile.....

John Culpitt (Plan It Events) - Operations/Infrastructure

John plans, oversees and site manages the infrastructure / marquee/ venue requirements for major  events.   With strong relationships built up over 18 years with suppliers he quite rightly has a reputation as “Mr Infrastructure” in New Zealand!  John has assisted Ian with the Bledisloe cup in Christchurch in 2010 and also with the National Bank Infrastructure requirements

Shane Mullany - Operations/F&B

Shane has a background in catering and hospitality spanning some 10 years.  At Hospitality Solutions he combines this experience to work in an event management role with a focus on operations and food and beverage. Shane has recently assisted Ian with National Bank cricket management as well as with The 2010 Bledisloe Cup in Christchurch.

Ross Carrel – Finance and Administration

Another of the original Corporate Host shareholders from '94, Ross manages the necessary finance, legal and administration requirements for Hospitality Solutions.  

Toni Burton – Event Manager

A very experienced Event Manager, Toni has managed premium hospitality functions at All Blacks test matches, A1GP motor racing, concerts and also in Melbourne during the 2006 Commonwealth Games

Julie French – Event Manager

Based in Christchurch, Julie worked as a senior Event Manager in Melbourne for Ian, at the Sydney Olympics and at various rugby internationals including during the 2005 Lions tour  and more recently at the Bledisloe Cup in Christchurch in 2010.

Robyn La Roche (La Roche Design) – Graphic Designer

Robyn has worked with Ian for over 12 years providing creative, design and print solutions.

Anna Fraser - Administration

Anna provides valuable assistance with administrative requirements.

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+64 9 6200 957
021 742 557