Eric Jelinek

Eric Jelinek is the Head of Aquire, Qantas’ business rewards program. Eric drives the evolution of Aquire, and has grown the program to a membership base of over 120,000 Australian SMEs and over 40 partners spanning a number of key business expense categories.

With over 30 years experience in the aviation industry, Eric has managed a number of Qantas’ business units across Australia and the UK including Business Travel, International Sales Operations, Cabin Crew, Inflight Services and UK & Europe Sales Operations.

Eric believes that small business is the backbone of the Australian economy, and is passionate about rewarding businesses for their everyday expenses so that their most important assets - owners and employees - can in turn be rewarded for their hard work and dedication.