Ian Horne is one of South Australia’s most experienced industry advocates and association executives.

Ian has a Master of Business Administration (MBA) from the University of Adelaide with qualifications and experience in industrial relations.

Ian has been a member of the Australian Hotels Association (SA) for over 30 years, establishing their successful Group Training Scheme, before being appointed CEO. Ian oversaw the introduction of gaming machines into hotels in 1994, a move that has reinvigorated the industry to the point where SA now boasts some of the best hotels and pubs in Australia.

Along with his managerial roles at the MTA and the AHA, Ian has been the Vice Chair, Treasurer and Board Member of the Adelaide Convention and Tourism Authority, a director of Host Plus Superannuation and many advisory and community based boards and committees.