Leadership Team

Warrier, Sudhir

Executive Chairman

Sudhir Warrier joined the company in 1990 in the capacity of a waiter, whilst studying. He rose through the ranks to be the CEO by 1998. Since then, he has been instrumental in taking the company to greater heights. With the wealth of experience garnered working with high profile tourism professionals who were past directors of the company, he is now recognised as one of the industry leaders within the Australian tourism space. Warrier has also been a director of the Australian Tourism Export Council for 4 years and a member of the Tourism Australian Advisory Panel in the past.

Ram Kumar

Chief Executive Officer – Digital Operations

Ram has been an essential part of the team since 2012. He is responsible for the Digital/Online revenue stream, providing strategic leadership and web presence management direction to the offshore service delivery unit. He has over 18 years of experience that includes leadership roles at Xerox, RR Donnelley and Northgate Arinso.

Dickson Go

Financial Controller

Dickson is the Financial Controller of the company and has worked with us for the last 7 years. He holds a CPA and is responsible for all financial operations of the company.

Nick Lester

General Manager

Nick is our General Manager primarily responsible for the day-to-day operations of our diverse cruise operation. He is both well-liked and respected by his peers and teams. Nick is a classic example of meritocracy, working his way up the corporate ladder from the role of a reservation call centre employee to leading one of the largest teams within our business in a very short span of time.

Phillip Edwards

Senior Captain

Captain Phillip Edwards is the Senior Captain of the Australian Cruise Group. Phil has over 30 years of experience operating around Sydney Harbour and is considered one of the leaders in the marine industry.

Dennis Soo

Director of Guest Services

Dennis is the Director of Guest Services – a legend within the industry. He is well liked by all of our guests as well as tour operators and tour leaders. The Sydney Showboat dinner cruise is synonymous with a legendary welcome from Dennis on the gangway before you board.