Meet Our Buyer Councils

The People Shaping The Future Of Corporate Travel

The Corporate Travel Community is governed by an advisory council, a regional body consisting of senior corporate travel executives from leading local organisations and multinational blue-chip corporations with physical presence in Asia or Australasia.

Council Members are hand-picked, based on their unique combination of background and expertise. The Council is instrumental in defining and shaping CTC’s direction and membership growth.

Their in-depth industry knowledge makes them an integral part of the Corporate Travel Community. They provide local market insights, identify pain-points, liaise with industry experts, facilitate solutions and recommend future developments.

Adriana became Travel Program Manager, APAC at Autodesk in 2012, having worked in aviation and with Travel Management Companies earlier in her career.
Dr. Cheung is an Associate Dean and Associate Professor at the School of Hotel and Tourism Management of The Hong Kong Polytechnic University.
Claire heads up the purchasing and travel department. The International Vaccine Institute (IVI) is a non-profit international organisation. It was established in 1997 as an initiative of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP). It is among the few organisations in the world dedicated to vaccines and vaccination for global health. IVI is headquartered in Seoul, Republic of Korea.
Geetha has more than 23 years of experience in Travel & Mobility Services management. She joined Siemens Ltd in Mumbai in 2017, having worked for Unilever as Manager – Global Travel Program previously.
Hansang joined Continental’s NPM purchasing department in Korea in 2007.
Kelvin has extensive experience including financial and operational audits, and business operations, with regional exposure across various business sectors. He has a solid knowledge of risk management, compliance, corporate policy and process re-engineering. Kelvin’s expertise also encompasses strategic procurement, driving cost containment, improving credit terms and policy compliance. He is CPA, CIA, CISA, and CCSA qualified and speaks at various public events.
Koreen Barbara is responsible for managing the McDonald’s Travel Program, traveler experience is at the forefront of all her work ensuring the right technology, solutions and suppliers are available to meet the demands of the modern business traveler.
Michael and his team oversee the Apple Travel & Meetings program in Asia Pacific. In his earlier career he held senior positions with Rio Tinto, Citi and Credit Suisse. He has lived and worked in the United States, Hong Kong China, Japan, Singapore, Hungary and the United Kingdom in various aspects of the travel industry. He is passionate about innovation in the industry and enabling others, especially those entering the industry through Asia, to thrive.
Peter Hupperich brings with him more than 25 years of experience in the Corporate Travel industry. He currently heads up Asia Travel Program of Bain & Company.
Rajdev joined Wipro Ltd as General Manager Global Travel & Hospitality and Business Head Way2Go in 2018.
Sawako became the Asia Society Japan Center’s Executive Director in 2018, having worked as a Business Consultant before.
Sha joined Philips in 2014 and holds her current position since 2017. She previously worked for Travel Management Companies in senior capacities.
SherLi is the Administration Manager of Costamare Bulkers Services since December 2022.
Yasuaki held numerous high profile positions with Sony in Japan since 2005.

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