With over 20 years of experience in the hospitality industry, Andrew Lewis is a dynamic and accomplished professional with a passion for education and workforce development in this sector.
As the CEO and founder of Allara Learning, a leading provider of national workforce education and training, Andrew has been instrumental in driving innovation and transforming businesses through cutting-edge training and innovation.
In 2021, recognising the growing demand for the company's eLearning solutions, Andrew spearheaded the formation of Allara Global, a new business division within Allara Learning. This division focuses exclusively on meeting the expanding need for digital learning experiences, catering to the evolving landscape of education and training.
Under Andrew's leadership, Allara Learning has experienced remarkable growth, expanding its reach and impact across Australia and beyond. Allara Learning, along with the newly formed Allara Global, has established an enviable reputation for delivering high-quality training in the hospitality industry. The company has achieved significant milestones, including exponential growth in its customer base and partnerships with many of Australia's leading hospitality brands.
Prior to founding Allara Learning, Andrew owned and operated several pubs and held senior roles in commercial real estate, with a particular focus on hotels and hospitality. This diverse experience has provided Andrew with valuable insights into the industry and allows him to strategically position Allara Learning and Allara Global as pioneers in the field of hospitality training.
Andrew's strategic vision and passion for creating experiences that enrich people's lives have earned him recognition as a thought leader in the hospitality vocational training sector. His visionary leadership and unwavering commitment to empowering individuals through education continue to drive the success and influence of Allara Learning and Allara Global in meeting the evolving needs of the workforce.