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From October until December we will be updating the changes in the different Advisory Boards roster

Revenue Optimization Advisory Board

  • Chair: Frederic Toitot
    Chair: Frederic Toitot VP Learning & Development Revenue, Digital & Distribution Global T&C, Accor
  • Vice Chair: Steven Dow
    Vice Chair: Steven Dow Commercial Leader & Director, Macdonald Hotels & Resorts
  • Thomas Adler
    Thomas Adler Vice President Global Revenue Strategy, Melia Hotels International
  • Enzo Aita
    Enzo Aita Hospitality and Travel Tech advisor
  • Pär Augustsson
    Pär Augustsson Director of Total Profit, Nordic Choice Hotels
  • Scott Dahl
    Scott Dahl Senior Lecturer at Ecole hôtelière, Lausanne
  • Gino Engels
    Gino Engels Co-founder and Chief Commercial Officer, OTA Insight
  • Lennert De Jong
    Lennert De Jong Chief Commercial Officer, CitizenM
  • Stan Josephi
    Stan Josephi Senior Lecturer Hotel Management, Breda University
  • Sharad Kapur
    Sharad Kapur Leading Strategic Revenue & Commercial Operations, Hyatt Hotels Corporation
  • Jan Lundborg
    Jan Lundborg Chief Commercial Optimization Officer, Scandic Hotels
  • Paul van Meerendonk
    Paul van Meerendonk Director Global Advisory Services, IDeaS
  • Bela Nagy
    Bela Nagy Global SVP Revenue Management & Pricing, AccorHotels
  • Benedicte Ollagnon
    Benedicte Ollagnon Regional Director of Sales, Duetto
  • Nikolas Proch – From January 2020
    Nikolas Proch – From January 2020 Director, yieldscout Hospitality Consulting e.U.
  • Stan van Roij
    Stan van Roij VP hospitality solutions and program management, Infor
  • Joanna Schröder
    Joanna Schröder Vice President Revenue Management, Deutsche Hospitality

Marketing and Branding Advisory Board

  • Chair: Monna Nordhagen
    Chair: Monna Nordhagen Nordic Strategy Director, Scandinavian Design Group
  • Jean-Charles Denis
    Jean-Charles Denis VP Commercial Europe, Intercontinental Hotels Group (IHG)
  • RJ Friedlander
    RJ Friedlander Founder and CEO, ReviewPro
  • Edward Lines
    Edward Lines Industry Manager, Google
  • Chris McGuire
    Chris McGuire Managing Partner, 80 DAYS
  • Eric Brun
    Eric Brun Senior Vice President Commmercial, Hyatt Hotels Corporation
  • Paul Mulcahy
    Paul Mulcahy Managing Director Europe, Middle East, Africa, RCI Vacation Exchange
  • Philippe B Roy
    Philippe B Roy Director Global Client Group Europe – Head of the Hospitality Vertical, American Express
  • Ksenia Ruffell
    Ksenia Ruffell Marketing Manager EMEA, IDeaS
  • Torsten Sabel
    Torsten Sabel COO, Customer Alliance
  • Riko van Santen
    Riko van Santen Chief information Officer, Kempinski Hotels
  • Niklas Schlappkohl
    Niklas Schlappkohl Global Senior Director, Digital Travel Solutions
  • Roman Sucharzewski
    Roman Sucharzewski Director Hotel Distribution & Marketing – Europe, Diamond Resorts International

Sales Executive Advisory Board

  • Chair: Anant Vithlani
    Chair: Anant Vithlani Vice President Sales, Nordic Choice Hotels
  • Vice chair: Per Griwell
    Vice chair: Per Griwell Commercial Director, Thon Hotels
  • Brigitte T. Gruber
    Brigitte T. Gruber Founder and Managing Director, Reburg & Partners
  • Michael Simon
    Michael Simon General Manager Distribution EMEA & APAC, Marriott International
  • Saurabh Bhargava
    Saurabh Bhargava Commercial Director UK & Ireland, THE INDIAN HOTELS COMPANY LIMITED
  • Debbie Male
    Debbie Male Head of Sales Europe, InterContinental Hotels Group
  • Evert Schuele
    Evert Schuele Vice President Sales EAME & South West Asia, Hyatt Hotels Corporation
  • Kerstin Gibert
    Kerstin Gibert Regional Director of Sales, Whitbread / Premier Inn
  • Sverre Gade Husby
    Sverre Gade Husby Managing Director, G Travel International LLC
  • Petri Isomäki
    Petri Isomäki Vice President Sales, SOK Travel and Hospitality Industry Chain Management
  • Antoine Asselin
    Antoine Asselin Founder, UpMail
  • Thomas Reinsborg
    Thomas Reinsborg Head of Sales Norway, Scandinavian Airlines (SAS)
  • Jane Griffiths
    Jane Griffiths Global Sales Director, GLH Hotels

Distribution Advisory Board

  • Chair: Nina Nieminen
    Chair: Nina Nieminen Director of Revenue management and distribution, Sokos Hotels – SOK Travel and Hospitality Industry Chain Management
  • Vice Chair: Richard Biggs
    Vice Chair: Richard Biggs Senior Vice President – Revenue Optimization & Distribution, The Rezidor Hotel Group
  • Michael Hucho Management expert for digital transformation in hotel and travel industry, www.michaelhucho.de
  • Pablo Delgado
    Pablo Delgado CEO, Mirai
  • Monique Jaspers-Wijn
    Monique Jaspers-Wijn Global Head of Digital Media at Travelport
  • Ralf Denke
    Ralf Denke Vice President e-Business, Deutsche Hospitality
  • Dori	Stein
    Dori Stein CEO, Fornova

Innovation Advisory Board – more people will join

  • Chair: Josje van Dongen
    Chair: Josje van Dongen Head of Innovation, Hotel Management School Maastricht
  • Nelum Gunewardane
    Nelum Gunewardane Director Commercial Planning & Projects - Europe, InterContinental Hotels Group
  • Gee Mann
    Gee Mann CEO & Co-founder, Ibookedin
  • Geoff Marée
    Geoff Marée Sr Lecturer Innovation, Design & Imagineering, Breda University
  • Carlos Martin-Rios
    Carlos Martin-Rios Associate Professor of Innovation, Ecole hôtelière de Lausanne
  • Morten Rynning
    Morten Rynning Co-founder, Aispot
  • Fred Witte
    Fred Witte Founding Partner, BLOC
  • Michael Levie
    Michael Levie Chief Operations Officer, CitizenM

People & Culture Advisory Board – more people will join

  • Chair: Gil Mulders
    Chair: Gil Mulders Founder, The Talent Network
  • Shauna Campbell
    Shauna Campbell Director of Commercial, IHG - INTERCONTINENTAL HOTELS GROUP
  • Julie Grieve
    Julie Grieve Founder & CEO, Criton
  • Josef Jans
    Josef Jans Director Global Quality & Training, World Hotels AG
  • Lennart Maas
    Lennart Maas General Manager, Park Plaza Victoria Amsterdam
  • Susan Meinl
    Susan Meinl Director Human Resources, Design Hotels AG. From January 2019
  • Jarle Moen
    Jarle Moen Thief Executive Officer, THE THIEF
  • Stephanie Pougnet
    Stephanie Pougnet Professor of Management, EHL Ecole Hôtelière de Lausanne
  • Victoria Roos-Olsson
    Victoria Roos-Olsson Senior Leadership Consultant FranklinCovey, Co-CEO Roos&Shine, Holistic Leadership Influencer
  • Huub Ruël
    Huub Ruël Professor of International Hospitality Business, Hospitality Business School The Hague
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