Director, Global Business Development - EMEA
Tristan has 20 years in the travel industry which expands across three regions and several travel companies.
Tristan started his travel career in 1999 and held roles in operations as a Travel Agent, Branch Manager and Regional Sales Manager at STA Travel Australia. During this time, he was awarded Manager of the Year in 2004 and managed 18 branches across NSW with a turnover of AUD 40m.
In 2005 he moved into corporate travel sales with FCM Travel Australia. He was working across the Corporate, Government and Not-for-Profit sectors. Tristan worked with the Australian Government, NSW Government, American Embassy and several global clients, helping them achieve their procurement goals. He also spent time in Canada working with FCM Travel and better understanding the unique market conditions.
In 2017 Tristan moved to England with his family and joined Hogg Robinson Group (HRG) as their Sales Director. Tristan worked with several large global clients and was part of the successful bid team to retain the UK Government contract and a key client, the Ministry of Defence. He went through the American Express/GBT acquisition at HRG and then moved to Radius Travel as Director, Global Sales EMEA, in October 2018. This provided insight into the global network model and consultancy mindset. Tristan worked with international buyers across EMEA and the US during this time. In 2020 Corporate Travel Management (CTM) acquired Radius, where he won a global client and led the implementation of 43 markets.
Tristan joined PTC in January of 2022, which allows him to leverage his insights and experience with the various travel management companies to assist buyers in navigating the complexities of the global travel category. Tristan is a member of CIPS and is currently studying Level 4 Procurement & Supply. He resides in the UK with his wife and children.