Senior Vice President, Global Business Development
From corporate, travel tech, and travel management company leadership positions to leading successful high-performance sales & business development teams, Maura has been orchestrating successful travel strategies for more than 20 years. She is an accomplished executive with global experience; she has lived and worked in EMEA/UK and Asia Pacific most of her career.
Prior to moving into corporate & travel tech (bio risk data analytics and AI), she worked close to 15 years for BCD Travel in EMEA/UK and Asia Pacific, where she held various senior leadership positions. Before BCD Travel, Maura held strategic Sales and Account Management positions at TQ3 Travel Solutions, and BTI.
Maura established a reputation as a transformational leader and trusted advisor, committed to driving Return on Investment while raising standard of excellence. Her success has been attributed to developing strong stakeholder relationships across all travel supplier channels and she has delivered year on year growth strategies.
Maura had much success in stewarding accounts, by providing superior customer service, demonstrating professionalism, and patience – yet at the same time challenging the status quo. Besides her travel industry knowledge, Maura is a certified transformation coach.
Maura is an intuitive leader, a well-connected professional, who is driven by challenge and willing to take calculated risks to achieve maximum results. She knows what it takes to balance frontend daily operations with long-term strategic planning.
Her success is built on three core principals; hard work, efficiency, and continuous improvement. Whether developing and directing strategic initiatives, driving new market efforts, or developing and improving program/staff performance.