Meet our Management team

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    Chief Operating Officer
    Jayne Bond

    Jayne is our Chief Operating Officer and has been with the company for over 15 years of working for the business in a variety of roles including, Sales and Business Development Manager, Acting General Manager and then Head of Customer Service.

    Jayne's role involves looking after not only the Reservations and Operations teams but also our Partnerships, Groups and Systems departments. Jayne is enthusiastic and passionate about getting things right, every time, for our clients.

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    Head of HR and Performance
    Lorraine Astbury

    Lorraine joined the group in 2007 and looks after all areas of HR, in addition she oversees the training and development of all staff members. As the Head of HR and Performance, Lorraine handles the recruitment, employee relations, benefits and the policies and practices.

    Lorraine said “Most importantly, I must be available to answer the questions and needs of the employees in the company. Employee morale is of vital importance therefore practices need to be implemented that create and help to foster high employee morale within the company”.

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    Head of Finance
    Darren Cooper

    Darren is our Head of Finance and responsible for all finance throughout Travel Innovation Group (our Umbrella company).

    Prior to joining the group in July 2003, Darren worked for Phillips Salisbury Chartered Accountants and the construction company Redrow Group PLC.  Darren holds a BSc in Economics and Economic Social History.

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    Chief Commercial Officer
    Matt Darlington

    Matt is our Group Chief Commercial Officer and has been with the group since 2003. Matt oversees our commercial, marketing and systems teams and is responsible for driving all commercial activity across Aviate.

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    New Business & Partnerships Manager
    Naomi Moizer

    Naomi manages the Partnerships team which works across Aviate. Naomi and her team are our Tour Operator partners first port of call for anything account related, always on hand to support wherever possible. The Partnerships team's number one priority is to establish great working relationships with each of our partners

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    New Business Manager
    Stacey Williams

    Stacey is responsible for identifying and sourcing new business opportunities for Aviate. Our Tour Operator partners may be familiar with Stacey as she is also the lead for all prospect discussions relating to our technology such as our API and Cache products.

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    Marketing Manager
    Ellie Sutton

    Ellie is Aviate’s Marketing Manager and has been with the company since 2017.  Ellie and her team are responsible for all Aviate’s airline & tourist board booking incentives, customer communications, events & FAMs.

    Ellie’s priority is ensuring our tour operator partners feel educated, valued and that Aviate provides market leading rewards and incentives too!

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    Airline Account Manager
    Daniel Royle

    Having joined Aviate in 2017 for the past few years Daniel has been responsible for managing our Airline relationships, ensuring that Aviate is able to offer unbeatable fares for our Tour Operator partners.  With over 70 nett fare partners on Aviate’s books, Daniel is a busy man.

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    Flights Manager
    Bronwen Perkins

    Bronwen is responsible for the day to day running of our Flights reservations team.  Bronwen and her team are here to assist our Tour Operator partners with all bookings up until ticketing stage.  Bronwen is always on the lookout for ways we can improve our booking processes and systems.

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    Groups Manager
    Sophie Thomas

    Sophie manages our team of Groups reservations agents, who are on hand to assist our partners with Group bookings or queries – Sophie and her team provide themselves on offering an exceptional level of service to all our Groups customers.

  • Image of Chris Ellwood
    Support & Systems Development Manager
    Chris Ellwood

    Chris joined Aviate in 2010 and manages our systems and support teams.  Chris and his teams are responsible for scoping and testing out new features and enhancements to our market-leading booking systems

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