Roy McCullagh brings to Coraggio a wealth of experience, following a strong career in the Hospitality, Tourism and IT arenas.
Upon graduating, and following a stellar career in the sports world, Roy commenced with Cunard on the QE2 Cruise ship, travelling to over 100 countries over 7 years . During this period, Roy was entrusted with significant positions of authority including, manning life raft stations; assisting with deceased passengers; co-ordinating emergency teams during significant treacherous emergency situations at sea.
Roy’s corporate career took off with Hilton Hotels; Starwood and Raffles International, followed by a transition into IT as General Manager of a global IT company with offices in Sydney and London, specialising in SaaS; Cloud Property Management Software.
Roy is past Chairman of the Australian Tourism Export C (ATEC) NSW; and past National Board Member of ATEC Australia.
In 2011 , Roy co-launched a new European based online hotel travel booking website – Bookabed, into Australia , and in 2015 launched BetterHotels, a dynamic hotel booking engine website.
In 2018 Roy was invited to join the Deloitte Open Network of Industry Advisors.
Roy is an accomplished public speaker and professional Master of Ceremony and Founder of SydneyMC- a network of professional Corporate and Wedding Master of Ceremonies.
Dublin born and raised , Roy is a member of a number of significant Chambers of Commerce and Global Business Networks.
Roy is a people person with a history of strong business achievement and growth with a hands on “get it done” approach.