Marion Smart

About Marion Smart


Senior Consultant




+64 9 309 8898


Marion joined Horwath HTL in June 2019. Marion is a senior hotel executive with several decades experience in consulting with hotel developers, owners and operators, financial leadership and executive property management roles in international hotels and casinos.

Prior to joining Horwath, Marion was Senior VP Property Development & Resort Operations with Wyndham Vacation Resorts Asia Pacific and Wyndham Hotel Group (Australia, NZ, South Pacific). She was responsible for the full range of hotel and resort operations and all property related matters encompassing commercial structuring, acquisition, development, refurbishment and technical services of traditional hotels and vacation ownership resorts, commercial offices and time-share sales offices in Australia, NZ and the Pacific Islands.

Marion’s extensive experience has included senior management roles with Accor Asia Pacific, Hard Rock Hotels & Casinos, Mirvac Group and Wyndham Hotels & Resorts. Marion has lectured at the Ara Institute (Christchurch) in the International and Tourism Hospitality degree in Financial Management for Tourism & Hospitality and Strategic Leadership & Management.