Meet The GM

Kristy Stanton - General Manager

Meet the GM

Career Summary

Kristy joined Accor Hotels in December 2010 on an Accor Hotels cadetship and completed her degree of Bachelor of Business and Commerce (Hospitality Management) in 2012. After working in various Front Office roles at Pullman Sydney Olympic Park, Kristy then moved to Novotel Sydney Manly Pacific as Assistant Manager. In 2014, Kristy was accepted into the Accor Hotels’ Executive Leadership Program in which she graduated from last year. In June 2016, Kristy was assigned her first General Manager position at ibis Budget Sydney Olympic Park where she became Accor’s first Indigenous General Manager.


  • Accor Diversity Committee, Current
  • Graduated from Accor Executive Leadership Program, 2016
  • Institute of Executive Coaching and Leadership Ignites program graduate, 2016
  • Accor Novotel Sydney Manly Pacific Employee of the Year, 2013
  • Accor Pullman Sydney Olympic Park Employee of the Year, 2011
  • Jim Anderson Memorial Scholarship, 2009 - 2012
  • University of Western Sydney Academic Excellence Scholarship, 2009 – 2012
  • University of Western Sydney Aspire Future Leadership Program, 2009 - 2012