Stephen Howard

Director of Marketing

Stephen Howard is a Marketing Communication professional with a variety of experience spanning over 15 years in a number of different industries and cultural backgrounds having lived in Australia, Hong Kong and the United Kingdom.

Stephen began his career studying at QUT in Brisbane, Queensland whilst running the Marketing and Promotions for a number of high-end hospitality venues. To further progress his career be relocated to Sydney in 2007 working The Popcorn Group running the PR and Marketing for the national social beach volleyball festival SLAM.

In an extreme change of direction, in 2008 Stephen moved into the car industry working for multi-national car company Hyundai Motor Company. Whilst at Hyundai he oversaw a complete brand change in the company launching a number of new vehicles and also implementing a new direction in their PR practices.

In July 2012, Stephen felt the need to return to where it all began in hospitality joining one of Australia’s largest hospitality and entertainment companies EVENT. Here he successfully launched the designer hotel brand, QT Hotels & Resorts the Australian and International markets whilst also overseeing the company’s group communications across EVENT businesses such as Event Cinemas, Rydges Hotels, Thredbo Alpine Resort, among others.

In 2017, Stephen furthered his education completing the Strategic Marketing Management course and the renowned Ivy League University Harvard.


Ovolo Hotels Hong Kong 15th Floor, Universal Trade Centre 3 Arbuthnot Road, Central Hong Kong


+852 2165 1000


Ovolo Hotels Australia, 6 Cooper Wharf Roadway, Wooloomooloo


+61 2 9331 9000