Team

Here to help you optimize your travel program
13th Annual Asia LSD Symposium, 15 - 17 April 2011, Hong Kong

Simon Hague / Partner

Over 20 years of experience in travel, procurement and expense management. Relocated from the UK to Asia 16 years ago, has worked extensively across all major markets in the region and been based in Tokyo, Sydney and Hong Kong.

 

Simon brings to the table in-depth knowledge from the perspectives of both the Supplier (1996 – 2000: Carlson Wagonlit Travel – Director of Development & Operations, Asia / Director of Account Management) and the buyer (2000 – 2012: Morgan Stanley – Executive Director, Corporate Services (Leading Travel and establishing the Procurement function across Asia Pacific & Japan).

Robert Norman / Partner

Twenty years of procurement, travel, and expense management experience, from the perspectives of both the supplier and buyer. With expertise in global travel agency, airline, hotel and ground transportation procurement, expense and policy management, online technology, and travel reporting.

 

Robert, originally from the UK, has worked across multiple markets in Europe, the Americas, and has called Asia home for the last 10 years based in Australia and Hong Kong. With extensive experience in pharmaceutical, banking, technology, oil and gas, shipping, and manufacturing industries, he is well positioned to support your business in achieving its goals.

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Andy Chung / Regional Customer Service & MI Manager

An experienced customer service manager & MI data specialist. Andy has worked in various banking and financial institutions, delivering analysis reporting that allows companies to manage their procurement spend more effectively and to make more informed decisions during the RFP and contract negotiation process. His experience and knowledge will provide unique solutions to our clients overall procurement, travel and expense management spend.

 

Andy obtained his Finance & Micro Economics degrees in the United States, he is fluent in English, Cantonese and Mandarin.

Brian Taylor / Director, Global Technology Manager

Brian was the Global Travel Technology Manager for a large multinational investment bank. This role included the global deployment of a leading edge travel platform, standardization of booking process and channels as well as linking internal bank and external supplier systems across multiple regions. He then provided support and training to resources based in EMEA, NAM and APAC. In addition, with Brian’s strong and detailed project management skills he played a key role in the delivery of a major off-shoring project to consolidate booking fulfilment into a service centre in India and designed a full robotics solution for all EMEA and APAC markets.

Starting his career with one of the major corporate travel management companies provided exposure to a wide spectrum of different global corporate travel programs across multiple industry sectors which Brian has been able to leverage throughout his career.

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Stephen Marcon / Executive Consultant

Stephen joined us having spent nearly 30 years in Equity Sales and having worked for many major investment banks. Originally from the UK, he has lived in London, Bangkok, Tokyo and Hong Kong and started covering Asia at Vickers da Costa (later bought by Citigroup) in 1986. He has built franchises & client bases from inception, specialized in both Asian and Japanese markets and has established strong relationships with a significant number of Chief Investment Officers and CEO’s in the region. He is focused, driven and regards integrity and ethics highly. As the latest member of our team, we hope that Stephen will help develop our client base across the region and make a significant contribution to our growing organisation.