General Manager, Commodore Airport Hotel, Christchurch
Michael Patterson grew up in the Commodore, which is owned by his family who started the business 45 years ago. For the last 20-plus years, he has run the Commodore with his brothers Ken and Thomas along with a very dedicated team. Most recently, the Patterson brothers bought the Queenstown Park Boutique Hotel.
In the early part of his career, Michael worked in various hotels in New Zealand, Australia and England.