Rob Poole

Rob Poole Regional Chair

Central Park Region

General Manager, Art Deco Masonic Hotel Napier & Expressotel Napier

Rob Poole has over 30 years’ experience in the tourism industry, having worked in senior roles for hotels, visitor attractions and airlines. He has recently moved to Napier as the General Manager of the Art Deco Masonic Hotel & the Expressotel.

Prior to moving to the Hawkes Bay, Rob worked for Skyline Queenstown for six years. He then joined Accor and has taken on various General Manager roles for 12 years in Dunedin and Wellington. More recently he was with Air New Zealand as the Customer Service Manager at Wellington Airport. 

Rob has been involved in many local community and business groups and is looking forward to the opportunity of getting out and exploring Hawkes Bay on his bike, time permitting.