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Regional Councils & Champions Program

ACTE relies on its membership to assist in developing the curriculum, growing membership, and identifying new benefits that best meet the needs of a region's membership. ACTE Champions are an integral part of the dialogue. ACTE Champions are ACTE members who collaborate with ACTE's Regional Directors, members, and Board Members on the following activities:
Attract and welcome new members
Advise conference and forum committees concerning topic suggestions, speakers, and best practices that reflect regional needs
Identify potential sources of local sponsorship
Support local event marketing and press/media coverage
Provide local market research/intelligence


For more information or to volunteer, please email info@acte.org.

  1. Asia
  2. Australasia
  3. Canada
  4. Europe, Middle East & Africa
  5. Latin America
  6. United States

Regional Council: Asia

China
Jelly Li
Travel Procurement Manager
Alibaba Group
China
Kimi Jiang - View LinkedIn Profile
Vice President, APAC
HRS
China
Christine Liu - View LinkedIn Profile
Asia Pacific Travel Manager
Ford Motor Company
China
Wye Yin Tan
Head of Regional Sales, Greater China
InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG)
Hong Kong/Mainland China
Marco Pellizzer - View LinkedIn Profile
Vice President & General Manager, Hong Kong & China Mainland
American Express Global Business Travel
Hong Kong/Singapore
John Holden - View LinkedIn Profile
Executive Director
Goldman Sachs Asia LLC
Hong Kong
Professor Brian King - View LinkedIn Profile
Associate Dean, School of Hotel & Tourism Management
Hong Kong Polytechnic University
India
Geetha Arekal - View LinkedIn Profile
Head – Mobility Services
Siemens Ltd.
India
Rajesh Loomba - View LinkedIn Profile
Managing Director
ECO Rent a Car
India
Amarnath Lal Das - View LinkedIn Profile
General Manager – India Travel
Accenture
Japan
Hiromi Tometaka
Director, Head of Corporate Services
Societe Generale
Japan
Toshiya Saito - View LinkedIn Profile
Group Manager, General Affairs & Purchasing
AbbVie
Singapore
Michaela Rousseau
Senior Vice President, APAC Travel Manager
Citibank N.A.
Singapore
Peter Koh - View LinkedIn Profile
Asia Strategic Sourcing Manager, Travel & Professional Services
Corning Singapore Holdings Pte. Ltd.
 

Regional Council: Australasia

Information below to be updated soon. For an current listing, please email info@acte.org.

Melbourne (Board Member)
Georgie Farmer - View LinkedIn Profile
Group Manager, Strategic Sourcing, Global Travel
Microsoft Global Procurement Group
 

New Zealand
Aileen London - View LinkedIn Profile
APAC Senior Manager Meeting Services
Oracle Corporation
Sydney
Stephen Finlay - View LinkedIn Profile
Business Development Manager
FCm Travel Solutions
Sydney
Elizabeth Georgopoulos (nee Ford) - View LinkedIn Profile
Director of Sales Business Travel - Australia
Accor Australia
Sydney
Philip Hand - View LinkedIn Profile
Senior Account Manager, Travel
Commonwealth Bank
Sydney
David Lorimer - View LinkedIn Profile
Partner Sales Manager
Fraedom
Sydney
Julie O’Leary - View LinkedIn Profile
Director of Sales, APAC
BCD Travel
TBD
Deborah Clifford - View LinkedIn Profile
A/Senior Category Manager - Services and Supply, NSW Procurement
Department of Finance and Services, NSW Government
Sydney
Oliver Tams - View LinkedIn Profile
Director Strategic Partnerships
Think Procurement

Regional Council: Canada

Regional Chair (Ottawa)
Joshua Amiel, MBA - View LinkedIn Profile
Senior Director, Strategic Sales
HRG North America
Regional Chair (Calgary)
Daniele Gorla - View LinkedIn Profile
Director Supply Chain, Strategic Sourcing
Shaw Communications Inc.
Board Member (Toronto)
Dirk Baerts - View LinkedIn Profile
President
MeritBiz
 

Calgary
Dawn McKay - View LinkedIn Profile
Business Development Manager
UNIGLOBE One Travel
Calgary
Lorraine Swayze - View LinkedIn Profile
Administrative Service Specialist
Safeway Operations – Sobey’s
Cambridge
Anne Lex - View LinkedIn Profile
Director, Global Sales
Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group
Montréal
Helene Minville - View LinkedIn Profile
Sr. Sales & Key Account Manager-Business Travel
Old Montreal Hotels
Ottawa
Mamunur (Sam) Rahman - View LinkedIn Profile
Sales Manager, Business Travel
The Westin Ottawa
Toronto
Evelyn Appleby - View LinkedIn Profile
Sourcing Specialist
Sun Life Assurance Company of Canada
Toronto
Arjun Chopra - View LinkedIn Profile
Sales Manager, Business Travel
Chelsea Hotel Toronto
Toronto
Joeanne Comisso - View LinkedIn Profile
Senior Specialist, Corporate Travel
VIA Rail Canada
Toronto
Carole Maher
Procurement Consultant, Supply Chain
Ontario Shared Services
Ministry of Government and Consumer Services
Vancouver
AB (Abhishek Bikram) Shah - View LinkedIn Profile
Sales Manager, Transient Corporate
Pan Pacific Vancouver

Country Champions: Europe, Middle East & Africa

Belgium
Patrick Artiel - View LinkedIn Profile
Head of Sales, Benelux
Brussels Airlines
France
Jérôme Drevon-Barreaux - View LinkedIn Profile
Secretary General and Founding Member
French Association of Travel Managers (AFTM)
Germany
Yvonne Moya - View LinkedIn Profile
Director Global Travel, Event & Fleet Services
Unilever Enterprise & Technology Solutions
Italy
Diane Laschet - View LinkedIn Profile
Country Manager
AirPlus International S.r.l.
Netherlands
Emma De Lange - View LinkedIn Profile
Global Travel Manager
The International Baccalaureate
Russia: ABT-ACTE Council Head
Irina Kostyukova - View LinkedIn Profile
Head of Business Travel
Kaspersky Lab
Russia: ABT-ACTE Council Member
Vera Chelenk - View LinkedIn Profile
Head of Administrative Department
BNP Paribas
Russia: ABT-ACTE Council Member
Yulia Evlakhova
Head of Business Travel Department
BNS Group
Russia: ABT-ACTE Council Member
Eugeny Evlannikov
Ernst & Young (CIS) B.V.
Russia: ABT-ACTE Council Member
Marina Krechetnikova - View LinkedIn Profile
Administration Director
Japan Tobacco International (JTI)
Spain
Open
Sweden
Mikael Saari - View LinkedIn Profile
Category Segment Leader - Travel
IKEA Group
Switzerland
Dominic Short - View LinkedIn Profile
Global Category Manager Travel
Takeda Pharmaceuticals
United Kingdom
Oliver Moore - View LinkedIn Profile
Head of Travel Agency Sales, UK & Ireland
Enterprise Holdings

Country Champions: Latin America

Argentina
Open
Brazil
Open

Country Champions: United States

Regional Chair (New York)
Michael Lyons - View LinkedIn Profile
Regional Head of Travel Services
HSBC Bank
 

California
Pamela Aberg - View LinkedIn Profile
Director, Travel Services
Sony Pictures Entertainment
District of Columbia
Claudia Bonetti - View LinkedIn Profile
Independent
Florida
Phyllis Tess - View LinkedIn Profile
Global Key Account Manager
Best Western
Illinois
Trish Rothman - View LinkedIn Profile
Global Travel Manager
William Blair & Company
Michigan
Cheryl Benjamin - View LinkedIn Profile
Travel Manager
Dart Container Corp.
Minnesota
Kristin Ojala - View LinkedIn Profile
Sr. Manager, Global Travel & Employee Services
General Mills
New Jersey
Gail Frazer - View LinkedIn Profile
Global Account Director, Global Sales
Marriott International, Inc.
New York
Carol Ferretti - View LinkedIn Profile
Director, Commercial Cards
Citi Treasury & Trade Solutions
New York
Elizabeth (Liz) Schafer - View LinkedIn Profile
Regional Sales Director
Dorchester Collection
Ohio
Karoline Medancic - View LinkedIn Profile
Senior Manager, Global Meeting & Travel Services
STERIS Corporation
Pennsylvania
Susan Shaid-Kedson - View LinkedIn Profile
Global Sales Director, Corporate
Accor
Texas
Nicki Leeds - View LinkedIn Profile
Global Travel Manager
Hess Corp.

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