Founder & CEO
Andrew Chan, MBA is the Founder and CEO of ACI HR Solutions (ACI) and is responsible for the firm’s operations and strategic direction.
He has worked in many facets of the industry, commencing his career as a Travel Agent in Australia and subsequently joining the airline industry, working with Cathay Pacific Airways and Singapore Airlines in customer service and business development roles. Andrew furthered his experience by entering the hospitality sector, working for brands such as Stamford Hotels & Resorts and the Carlton Hotel Group, and later joining Hospitality Marketing Concepts (HMC) as their Director of Business Development, overseeing all sales and marketing activities in Australia, New Zealand and Asia. In 2005, Andrew took his wealth of industry experience into the world of Executive Search, and was appointed CEO of TMS Asia Pacific where he has established himself as one of the leading HR, Talent and Recruitment experts in travel, tourism and hospitality sector.
A polished and engaging presenter, Andrew has addressed intimate audiences to mega events at travel and hospitality conferences, events, trade shows, as well as educational institutions. He is frequently invited for his commentary by the media, and regularly contributes his expertise on recruitment and HR best practices in industry publications. Andrew is an active member of several industry associations including PATA, HSMAI, ACTE and SKAL International Singapore. He holds a MBA from the University of South Australia and is a past President of HSMAI Singapore and of SKAL International Singapore.
Andrew has twice been recognized as the Recruitment Entrepreneur of the Year, in 2016 and 2019.