Mike is in his 20th year working in the business travel industry. Mike is the leader of Festive Road in Asia Pacific and provides expert advice and consultancy to buyers and suppliers who are on a mission for Better Travel Management Mike has held senior supplier, buyer and consultant roles which give him a uniquely rounded view of the industry. Mike recently led the global travel program for international investment bank, Macquarie Group. He steered the travel category through a period of renewal, leading sourcing activity across every facet of the program, implementing travel technologies and consolidating to a single TMC. Previously, Mike worked up through the ranks at HRG. He ultimately led their global travel consulting practice, HRG Consulting in London, before making the move to Australia. From Sydney, Mike ran CWT’s client consulting division for Asia Pacific - CWT Solutions Group for several years. As a consultant Mike has worked with many organisations as Shell, Microsoft, News Corp, AstraZeneca and Vodafone and UBS, as well as a large number of smaller ‘national’ companies. Mike is an active member of GBTA and sits on the ACTE Australasia council.