Meet the Expert: Mr Clay Clayton: “I say what I mean, and I do what I say”.

[August 25, 2021] – Meet the Expert: Australian Hospitality Alumni Network Vietnam is delighted to welcome Mr Clay Clayton to join our network as an Industry Expert. Mr Clayton is currently the General Manager at Fusion Suites Vung Tau – a member of Fusion Hotel Group and also the first Australian hospitality professional to join our Board of Experts.

Professional Experiences

Joining Australian Hospitality Alumni Network Vietnam as a hospitality specialist with 25+ years experience across Australia, Vietnam, Thailand and Malaysia. Mr Clayton joined Fusion Hotel Group in December 2020 as the General Manager of Fusion Suites Vung Tau where he is very proud to be a part of a passionate and dynamic team that are pioneering great hotel products.

“I say what I mean, and I do what I say”.

Clay Clayton

Previously, Mr Clayton held senior roles with a number of Accor hotels, including Movenpick Waverly Phu Quoc, Pullman Kuala Lumpur City Centre, Sofitel Krabi Phokeethra Golf and Spa Resort, Sofitel Plaza Hanoi and Sofitel Gold Coast Broadbeach.

Prior to becoming an international hotelier, Mr Clayton owned and managed his own hospitality company, where over a ten year period, he had successfully developed one business into a $10M+ consolidation of four companies and ten businesses.

Respected as a genuine person of strong values and integrity, Mr Clayton sees himself as a highly driven self motivated person that is passionate about life and he thrives on its challenges.

Education Background

Mr Clayton began his higher education journey with a certificate in management education from TAFE NSW in the early days. Two years after, he completed his Diploma in Hospitality Management from Martin College as a High Distinction Graduate. His education journey did not end there, as his career has taken him to become an international hotelier, Mr Clayton has recently completed a certification course in High Performance Leadership from Cornell University.

Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world”.

Nelson Mandela

Joining Australian Hospitality Alumni Network

Joining Australian Hospitality Alumni Network as a member of The Board of Experts, Mr Clayton looks forward to improving our collaboration in the industry. As a hospitality specialist and seasoned hotelier for over 25 years, he would like to offer his expertise in General Hotel Experience, International Market Insights, Knowledge of working with various Cultures and Demographics, Food & Beverage concepts, Leadership and Performance Management and Industry Collaboration.

To find out more information on Clay Clayton’s professional journey, please check out his profile on LinkedIn or contact AHA Vietnam at info@ahavietnam.org should you wish schedule a private appointment.

Published by Australian Hospitality Alumni Network Vietnam (AHA Vietnam)

The Official Platform for Australian Hospitality & Tourism Alumni and Professionals in Vietnam.

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