Kathryn Robertson - Chief Commercial Officer

Kathryn RoberstonCarnival Australia newcomer, Kathryn Robertson, is an experienced global travel sector executive, who brings a strong understanding of selling across different markets, environments and cultures to her role as Chief Commercial Officer.

She recently joined Carnival Australia after working in the aviation industry for more than 30 years, most recently as Group General Manager Sales for Air New Zealand. In that role, she led the global sales functions and set the strategic sales direction to ensure future revenue growth and the delivery of alliance sales plans.

Kathryn has a solid sales background across a variety of roles and markets within Air New Zealand, including as Regional General Manager for Australia for four years, where she successfully led the region to achieve significant pre-COVID growth ambitions.

She has also led Air New Zealand’s sales and marketing efforts across both the North America and UK/Europe markets, and developed the airline’s commercial strategy for the UK/Europe region before becoming General Manager for UK and Europe.