Tomas Johnsson

CEO, Unilodge Australia & Essence Communities

Tomas Johnsson joined UniLodge in September 2018 as the Chief Executive Officer. He has over 25 years’ experience in senior management roles in the tourism industry specialising in accommodation. Prior to joining UniLodge, Tomas was the Chief Operating Officer of the Mantra Group, and was responsible for Operations, Sales, Marketing, Revenue, Distribution, and Digital functions across the group. Tomas has also held management roles with General Property Trust including Sheraton Four Points Darling Harbour, Ayers Rock Resort and Voyages Resort, as well as Mirvac and Rydges Hotels. Tomas successfully completed his Masters of Business Administration (MBA) in 2016 and is a member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors. Prior board positions include Accommodation Association of Australia, Asia Pacific Student Accommodation Association and HOTA, Home of the Arts. Tomas previously served as an expert member, Council for International Education and is currently Deputy Chair of the Student Accommodation Council by The Property Council of Australia in 2022.  

Living Sectors Summit

  • Panel discussion: Delivering exceptional resident experiences, operational efficiency and maximising shareholder value in living sectors