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Shaun Boothe

Creator, The Unauthorized Biography Series

Shaun Boothe is an award-winning hip-hop artist, TEDx speaker, and creator of ‘The Unauthorized Biography Series’ View More>>

Samuel Elfassy

Vice President, Safety, Security & Environment

Samuel Elfassy was appointed Vice President, Safety in July, 2017. Championing Air Canada’s primary cornerstone priority, specifically the safety of its customers, employees and operations at all times. View More>>

 

Suzanne Neufang

CEO, GBTA

Suzanne Neufang is a transformation-focused executive who successfully leads teams and product/service innovation through times of great challenges and change – connecting dots in technology, marketing, talent and customer needs. View More>>

Delphine Millot

Senior Vice President Sustainability, GBTA

Delphine Millot oversees GBTA initiatives that help champion collective efforts and build a greener future for global business travel. View More>>

 

Perrin Beatty

President and Chief Executive Officer, Canadian Chamber of Commerce

The Honourable Perrin Beatty, PC, OC, is the President and Chief Executive Officer of the 200,000-member Canadian Chamber of Commerce, Canada’s largest and most representative national business association. View More>>

Sharlene Ketwaroo-Nanoo

Category Manager, Rogers Communications

Sharlene has held travel buyer positions with three of Canada’s best know brands in retail and telecom. She is currently responsible for managing the strategy and procurement activities for Rogers Communications transient travel, meetings, groups and travel incentive programs. View More>>

 

Nora Lovell Marchant

Vice President of Global Sustainability for American Express Global Business Travel

Vice President of Global Sustainability for American Express Global Business Travel, providing subject matter expertise and spearheading sustainability strategy with respect to internal targets and external products and services. View More>>

Sara Glenn

Chief Operating Officer, Canada, Caribbean, Mexico & Central America, Accor

Sara Glenn is Chief Operating Officer, Canada, Caribbean, Mexico and Central America for world leading hospitality group Accor, whose portfolio comprises more than 40 internationally acclaimed brands. View More>>

 

Geoff Tauvette

Executive Director, C-SAF

Geoff is a commercial aviation and engineering professional at the forefront of airline sustainability with more than 25 years of experience integrating aviation fuel procurement, environment and climate risk management. View More>>

Beth Potter

President & CEO, Tourism Industry Association of Canada

Beth Potter is an accomplished leader with over 35 years of diversified provincial, national association experience, and close to 20 years in the tourism sector. View More>>

 

Townsend Bailey

Head of Corporate Responsibility, Americas, IHG Hotels & Resorts

Townsend Bailey leads Corporate Responsibility efforts for the Americas region at IHG Hotels & Resorts. In this role, he drives the implementation of environmental sustainability and community impact-focused initiatives across the region in support of IHG’s Journey to Tomorrow Responsible Business action plan. View More>>

Shawn Sanford

Office Services & Facilities Director, Norton Rose Fulbright Canada

Shawn Sanford is the Office Services & Facilities Director at Norton Rose Fulbright Canada. He joined Norton Rose Fulbright in 2019 and is responsible for Procurement, Business Continuity, Real-Estate, Travel and Facilities. View More>>

 

Patrick Doyle

Vice President & General Manager, Canada, American Express Global Business Travel

Patrick oversees the strategic account management, traveller care, and loyalty businesses in Canada to support their reward fulfillment programs. View More>>

Goldy Hyder

President and CEO, Business Council of Canada

Goldy Hyder is President and Chief Executive Officer of the Business Council of Canada. Founded in 1976, the Council is a non-profit, non-partisan organization composed of the chief executives and entrepreneurs of Canada’s leading companies. View More>>

 

Max Tremaine

CEO & Co-Founder, sherpa°

Max Tremaine began his career in market research. A love of mountaineering drew his attention to the complexity of travel rules and restrictions and the result is sherpa°. View More>>

Denise Truso

Travel Manager, PayPal

Denise joined PayPal as their Global Travel Manager in September of 2019, just six months before the Global Pandemic started with a vision of redefining PayPal’s global travel program consistent with PayPal’s company mission and values, which include collaboration, innovation, wellness and inclusion. View More>>

 

Nancy Tudorache

Regional Vice President, Canada, GBTA

Andrew Pau

Partner, Public Sector Transportation, Deloitte Canada

Andrew is Deloitte Canada’s Public Sector Transportation Leader and sees Transportation as the bridge to sustainable prosperity and growth. View More>>

 

Sue Spear

Corporate Travel & Fleet Manager, Cengage Learning

Sue is the Manager of Corporate Travel & Fleet at Cengage, an education and technology company built for learners. View More>>

Connie Smith

Global Travel Manager, McCain Foods

Connie Smith is from McCain Foods Limited, and recently celebrated 11 years as Manager, Global Travel Services. View More >>

 

Wendy Paradis

President of ACTA (Association of Canadian Travel Agencies)

With over 30 years' experience in the travel industry, Wendy Paradis brings her extensive knowledge, expertise and passion to her role as President of ACTA (Association of Canadian Travel Agencies) and Board Executive Member of the WTAAA (World Travel Agents Associations Alliance). View More>>

Benjamin Barracos

Country Manager USA & Canada, International Air Transport Association (IATA)

Ben Barrocas began his aviation career in 1987 with Trans World Airlines’ flight operations department as an Aircraft Router. View More>>