The team

Mr Eric Lau

Chairman of Directors and Managing Director

Mr Lau was appointed Chairman of Directors and Managing Director in 2002. He is the passion behinds leading BCCHD through a hotel soft refurbishment and two major product refurbishments resulting in the quality hotel that we see today.

Mr Lau’s true passion lies in the hospitality industry with his vision one of bringing to the Brisbane market international quality accommodation and food and beverage services.

Darren De Jong


Joining the BCCHD board in 2016 Mr De Jong is a consulting specialist in business and corporate banking. He is an Executive Director of Balanz, an independent company providing banking and debt advice.
He has a Masters of Business Administration, Bachelor of Commerce and is a member of the Finance Brokers of Australia.

Mr Eddie Chung


Joining the BCCHD Board in 2016 Mr Chung is an accountant and Partner with BDO Australia. He is a Chartered Tax Advisor and has a Masters of Commerce ( Business and Tax law) along side a Masters of Taxation.
He is a Fellow, Chartered Accountants of Australia and New Zealand and Director of The Real Estate Institute of Queensland.

Mr Rick Kuylaars

General Manager and Company Secretary – BCCHD

With a Bachelor of Business in Hotel Management and a career which has included financial roles with Hilton International, Sheraton Hotels and Rydges Hotel and Resorts, Mr Kuylaars brings a wealth of international experience to BCCHD. He held the position of Financial Controller for the hotel, before joining BCCHD as General Manager