The Walshe Group
Jacqui Walshe is the long term Managing Director of The Walshe Group.
The Walshe Group has provided dedicated airline and destination representation services to some of the world’s most trusted travel brands for over 40 years. When The Walshe Group became part of STH (Southern Travel Holdings) in 2007 she became CEO of the parent company, adding oversight for inbound tourism specialists Southern Travelnet and Experience Travel.
Jacqui has been with the Walshe Group since 1986, originally in New Zealand and moving to be based permanently in Australia from 2000. Jacqui has been a key influence on company strategy and decision making throughout her senior career and is passionate about the customer experiences and successful outcomes that Walshe Group delivers to all its clients. She has been the long term driver of the company’s dedicated business model – dedicated team, dedicated focus and resultant team passion for optimal results.
Jacqui holds a Bachelor of Business Studies, an MBA and is a qualified member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors. Jacqui has had over 15 years experience as a Non-Executive Director in the travel and tourism, financial services and Not-For-Profit sectors. She is currently a director of the Australia Tourism Export Council (ATEC) and of Weave Youth & Community Services, chairing the Audit & Finance Committees of both organisations.
Jacqui was voted 10th most powerful woman in the Australian travel industry at the inaugural Travel Weekly Women in Tourism Awards 2016.