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Russell is a Group Director at Meta, responsible for the company’s UK strategic partnerships across the travel industry and advises senior leaders on their growth strategies using Meta’s ecosystem and leveraging the power of creativity and AI technology. Prior to joining Meta, Russell spent over a decade working at Barclays, where he led digital consumer…

James Skellington is Head of Strategy, and Travel & Tourism specialist at Force24. He specialises in helping businesses to uncover and understand challenges – specifically around the personalised customer experience within evolving audiences in the travel industry. Having previously provided strategic support for digital media agencies at Google, he has seen first-hand how saturated market…

Laura Wilson is a highly accomplished and experienced travel executive with 20 years of industry experience. Throughout her career, she has held a variety of roles from trainee sales consultant to her current position as Head of Business Development for tailor-made tour operator, Fred. Holidays. Laura has a deep understanding of the travel sector, with…

Lauren is the Head of Strategy at Social Trinity, a travel-focused social media agency with an influencer network exceeding 430 million followers.   Lauren’s strategic work delivers business results for brands by leveraging the ever-evolving social media landscape to create genuine connections with consumers and transform travel inspiration into tangible action. Her impactful work has garnered…

Caroline Clear has almost 20 years experience in marcomms, advising clients big and small on how to maximise their returns from advertising. Caroline spent her formative years as a media planner across many of the major London based media agency groups such as Publicis, Omnicom and Dentsu and has huge experience planning campaigns across all…

As client partner to travel clients at TikTok, Carl supports air, hotels and OTA partners to drive awareness, consideration and conversion-led marketing solutions to TikTok’s global audience of over one billion users.  

Simon is Head of Content Solutions at News Broadcasting. He has worked at News UK for 9 years, having originally joined talkSPORT in 2015. He is  responsible for the creative solutions and partnership output across all of our brands. Prior to joining News, Simon spent 5 years agency side before joining Clear Channel where he…

As lead on TikTok travel vertical for multiple tourism boards, airlines, OTAs and hotel brands, Ola is a strategic, consultative partner and expert in full-funnel advertising products designed to reach TikTok’s travel audiences worldwide.

As a partner for all things client success at TikTok, Jake supports air, hotel, OTAs and other partners wishing to drive awareness, consideration and conversion-led marketing solutions to TikTok’s global audience of 1.2bn users.

Passionate, creative and results driven executive with experience of building winning commercial teams in sales, marketing, strategy, partnerships and customer success. Experienced in both SAAS product sales and bespoke software solutions. Leadership of global teams and cultures in both enterprise and SME organisations, and fortunate to work for some of the most exciting and innovative…

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