(19 June 2023 – LONDON) FESTIVE ROAD, the global consultancy on a mission to #CreateBetter travel & meetings management, has added three new roaders to support the expansion of their consultancy practice. The new additions to the team will play a vital role in helping FESTIVE ROAD continue to lead the way supporting their global clients with strategic travel and meetings management consulting.
Allison O’Sullivan – NYC, USA – With an illustrious career spanning over 30 years with organisations included UBS and Chain IQ, Allison has a vast knowledge of travel and meetings management. Her experience has enabled her to create implement and manage complex global initiatives for a range of organizations during her career. Her knowledge of sourcing, category management and incentive travel will prove invaluable to the company.
Ami Taylor – London, UK – Having undertaken senior roles with TMCs, including BCD and Radius as well as travel tech giants such as Concur, Ami has enjoyed a 30 year career journey in business travel – with a significant recent focus on SaaS-based businesses. As a consistent advocate for sustainability, Ami has been instrumental in driving green initiatives during her career, reflecting her commitment to fostering responsible practices within the sector.
Holly Windsor, London, UK – Previously working in analysis and operational support roles with HRG and latterly AMEX GBT. Holly joins in a newly created Quality Coordinator role, working alongside the consultancy teams to ensure seamless delivery for clients.
Commenting on the appointments, FESTIVE ROAD’s Meredith Smith, Principal of Buyer Consulting for Meetings & Events said, “I’m so excited about our consultant appointments either side of the Atlantic, they add tremendous experience and skill to our consulting team. It’s already been awesome to work with both Ami and Allison on client projects seeing new and dynamic perspectives they bring.”
Mike Orchard FESTIVE ROAD’s Principal for Product Development and Analytics Centre of Excellence added “Holly is already making a considerable difference to FESTIVE ROAD, as we grow, her input has allowed the consulting teams to focus on delivering greater value for their clients. It’s fantastic to have her on the team and making such a substantial impact already.”