Award Candidate - Auckland, New Zealand
Corner of Federal Street and Victoria Street West
1010 Auckland, New Zealand
Date of birth (dd/mm/yyyy) 11/08/1986
How many years has the candidate been a Concierge? 4
How many years has the candidate been a Member of UICH? 1 1/2 year
Is this his/her first International Congress? Yes
Languages: Dutch, English
Submitted by Jeremy Wilson
President of the Hotel Concierge Society New Zealand
Why are you nominating this candidate?
Rick is a very keen and eager young member of Les Clefs d’Or New Zealand and always looking at opportunities to further his concierge career. He is extremely passionate about Les Clefs d’Or and our profession and always looks for ways to better himself.
Describe the process you used to select your candidate:
Our candidates had to submit a 800 – 1000 word essay on why he would be the best person to represent New Zealand, indicate what contributions they have done to our society over the past year and what learning they will take away from this process to teach other prospective future NZ candidates.
Rick has been very committed to Les Clefs d’Or New Zealand since becoming a member. He’s been active in running for our executive committee and was elected as Secretary this year. Taken on other projects outside this secretarial duties to chair our Meet the Region Event, Auckland’s annual tourism exhibition that connects Auckland front line hoteliers to our tourism and industry suppliers.
Rick is an ambitious and passionate member and an upcoming young leader.