Justin Butterworth is Joint CEO of Occupancy.com which operates the leading holiday rental websites rentahome.com.au and takeabreak.com.au.
Occupancy.com was formed in mid 2010 from the merge of rentahome.com.au (est 1999) and takeabreak.com.au (est 2003). Together, the sites list over 25,000 properties across 1,500 Australian destinations and attract over 600,000 unique visitors monthly.
Within the Occupancy Group, Justin has responsibility for customer service, business development, marketing and human resources.
Justin was the founder of rentahome.com.au, the first ecommerce web site for holiday rentals offering an easy and safe booking environment. He previously worked as a research economist for the NSW Treasury providing economic advice and forecasts to the NSW Government.
Justin has a B.Com major in Economics & Econometrics (Hons) Monash University, holds a Securities Institute of Australia Graduate Diploma, a NSW real estate license, and is an active member of the REINSW Holiday and Short Term Rentals Chapter.
Justin is passionate about the development of the holiday rentals industry; delivering consumers with great value unique accommodation and establishing this sector as a key player in Australia’s tourism industry.