Award Candidate - Australia
Four Seasons Hotel Sydney
Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts
199 George St
The Rocks, NSW 2000, Australia
Date of birth 12/11/1985
How many years has the candidate been a Concierge? 10
How many years has the candidate been a Member of UICH? 5
Is this his/her first International Congress? Yes
Submitted by Mark ANDERSON
Secretary of Les Clefs d’Or Australia
Why are you nominating this candidate?
Josh Blake is constantly contributing to the growth and development of Les Clefs d’Or in Australia. As one of the elected members of our Interview Committee, he is instrumental in assessing all our applicants in theirfinal step to become a member of the society. In addition, Josh is the chairman of the organising committee of the Sydney Concierge Ball, ourannual industry event and charity fundraiser. Josh Blake embodies the spirit of Les Clefs d’Or – he is a great friend to all our members in Australia.
Describe the process you used to select your candidate:
Once again, it’s a great time for the Australian section as we have several members who were eligible to be candidates for the Les Clefs d’Or Award. This year the selection process was undertaken bytwo of the members of the Australian executive who are also candidates from previous congresses – David Luff (National President and 2015 Award candidate) and Mark Anderson (National Secretary and 2017 Award candidate). After meeting with the eligible candidates in to discuss the award and determine suitability, it was a group consensus thatJosh would be the best candidate to represent Australia in 2019 in Cannes.