SynchronyAustralia

A food and support services company.

Our Executive Team

Meet our dynamic executive team members who strive to ensure that there is ‘real time’ synchronisation with our client’s changing needs and objectives. This makes our brand unique by combining our diverse team talent with our client’s organisational culture. We are very proud to call this collaborative environment as “Synchrony Merge Culture”

Sumeet Luthra

Executive Director
Business Strategy & Operations

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Sumeet has 25 years of dynamic Business Strategy & Operational leadership experience which includes expertise in Food and Support Service, Executive Hospitality, Strategic Planning, New Business Development & Retention, Financial Management and International 5 Star Hotels. His rich experience in the collaborative environments enables him to seamlessly integrate with his client’s changing needs and objectives. He is a qualified MBA with a major in Marketing & Supply Chain and a Hotel Management Graduate.

Christina Belcev

Strategic Services & Account Manager

Christina has over 15 years’ experience which includes executive hospitality within the food and support services industry. Christina’s ability to enhance partnerships creates robust collaborative environments. As a hotel management graduate within the 5 star hotel market, Christina brings excellence in service, team leadership, and intrinsic account management expertise.

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Michelle Biddle

Sales & Marketing Specialist

With over 20 years’ experience in executive level positions in the hospitality as well as leisure and facilities services industry, Michelle has a proven pedigree in supporting organisations to put their best foot forward. Michelle has managed and won complex sales, retained high profile lucrative accounts and raised brand awareness; all from a position of driving business innovation.

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Bill Petrovski

Chief Financial Officer

With over 16 year’s experience, Bill has emerged as a dynamic forward thinker with strong commercial and analytical skills. As a Chartered Accountant, Bill has in-depth knowledge in all areas of accounting and financial management which allows him to provide our clients with insightful, innovative and tailored solutions. Through his entrepreneurial and commercial acumen, Bill enables perceptive business structure advice to guarantee best commercial outcomes for all stakeholders.

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Detlef Haupt

Culinary Advisor

Trained in Germany and Switzerland, Detlef worked across the Middle East, Asia and extensively in Australia. His experience encompasses Executive Pastry Chef, Confiseur and Patissier, Consultant and Associate Manager for Food & Beverage throughout Asia before roles as General Manager and Executive Chef.

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Kathryn Hawkins

Health, Nutrition & Lifestyle Advisor

Kathryn Hawkins is an Accredited Practising Dietitian and Accredited Nutritionist with years of experience as a private clinician, and more recently as a presenter in corporate nutrition. Kathryn is open and engaging. She thrives on assisting people to reach and maintain health goals by empowering and educating them. She helps workplaces become supportive health environments. Kathryn combines her experience with evidence-based research, to guide the development of effective health strategies.

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Pradeep Shinde

Human Resources Specialist

With more than 20 years’ experience in human resources he is exceptional as a business partner and connecting with people. As a leading HR practitioner he has held many executive roles with international organisations. These include Four Seasons, Hyatt, Shangri-La, Six Sense and Molonglo Group Canberra. Pradeep has joined Synchrony Australia as Human Resources Specialist. He is excited to inject his worldwide experience in driving people engagement and cultural alignment.

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Robert Pearson BA, LLB

Legal Advisor

Robert Pearson has over 30 years of experience and have rich expertise in areas including Contract Law, Comerical Law and Dispute Resolution, Litigation and Intellectual Property. As a legal adviser, his experience and background provides Synchrony Australia and thier clients a robust legal platform to manage all contractual and legal agreements.

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