General Manager of Tourism

As the General Manager of the Federal Group Tourism business unit, Matt Casey is responsible for the Federal Group luxury properties, The Henry Jones Art Hotel, Saffire Freycinet and the supporting corporate departments of marketing, human resources and finance.

Matt joined Federal Group in 2008 as the General Manager of The Henry Jones Art Hotel. In a career of over 20 years in hospitality, he has worked as the Chief Concierge at Sheraton Hotels in Tasmania and Duty Manager at the Westminster Hotel in London. In 2009 he left Henry Jones to become the General Manager of Saffire to assist in the creation of Federal Group’s brand new luxury development on the East Coast of Tasmania.

During his 3.5 year period at Saffire the property received countless accolades and became firmly established as one of the world’s best luxury tourism properties. Matt’s desire to create unique and memorable experiences for guests is infectious and creates a thriving working environment for his team. He relocated back to Hobart to take on the role of Sales and Marketing Manager for the Tourism properties and was appointed into his current role as General Manager of Tourism in 2014.

Matt has completed a Hotel Management Program at Drysdale College and is a member of the Australian Marketing Institute.

He represents Federal Group on the board of directors of Luxury Lodges of Australia.

Matt’s personal interests include surfing, running, riding and fine dining.