Nicholas Hunt was appointed Chief Executive Officer of William Angliss Institute in 2007. Since joining the Institute Nick has focused on developing WAIs educational programs, strengthening the Institute’s activities in support of industry and leading the Institute’s strategic development in a period of significant change.
WAI is Australia’s largest specialist provider of foods, tourism, hospitality and events education and training. WAI seeks to be the leading educational provider of Australian hospitality, tourism, foods and culinary arts nationally and internationally.
The Institute’s mission is to deliver the highest quality specialist skills and education to inspire, empower and develop people passionately devoted to being service industry professionals, leaders and innovators.
Prior to joining the Institute Nick held a variety of positions in tourism and education development sectors. These include CEO - Tourism Alliance Victoria, CEO - Country Victorian Tourism Council and Executive Director - Tourism Training Victoria.
Outside of the Institute, Nick is a Director of TAFE Directors Australia, the national body representing public TAFE providers; Director of the International Centre of Excellence in Tourism Hospitality Education (THE-ICE), Board Member Victorian Tourism Industry Council and Treasurer of the Victorian TAFE Association.
Nick’s qualifications include a Masters in Education Policy (International), University of Melbourne, Bachelor of Arts (Hons) University of Tasmania and is also a Graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.