Meet the ITP Leadership Team and Advisory Board.

ITP Leadership Team

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Jean-Claude Fert
Chairman of ITP

Jean-Claude is the chairman, owner and founding partner of ITP. Jean-Claude is also chairman and owner of the highly successful Fert Voyage based in Geneva Switzerland.

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Richard Lovelock
General Manager

Richard’s Travel career spans senior roles in Aviation, Business Travel and Online Accommodation Booking services. Working with some of the best known brands in travel, Richard has wide ranging experience in Supplier Development, Sales and Client Account Management.

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Virginia Palla
Director of Products and Services

Virginia has spent most of her career in travel working for ITP. From the very beginning as the organisation separated from Hickory Travel to become the first independent European travel network of its kind. Virginia previously worked for Marriott Hotels and Travicom before moving to ITP.

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Ian Epps
Director of Partnership Relations

Ian’s career in Travel started in the mid-70’s and covered Operations and Sales. Since 1990, Ian has worked in Multinational Travel with two large TMC networks focusing on Sales and Network Development. In 2007 joined ITP with responsibility for developing the Partner Network whilst ensuring that partners maintain service standards and quality levels.

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Lajos Szucs
Administrator
 Communication Co-ordinator

Lajos is ITP’s communications and administration co-ordinator looking after ITP’s communications and social media channels. Contracting and office systems administration is an equally important part of his role alongside supporting partner needs and requirements.

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Kristel Osborn
Director of Hotel Programme

As Manager Hotel Programme, Kristel oversees the management of hotel supplier relationships, and delivery of the ITP Hotel Programme. Earlier in her career, she worked for Hallmark Cards European Division before moving into the travel industry joining Travicom and subsequently Galileo covering product support and development. Kristel has been working in corporate travel for over 25 years.

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Winfried Barczaitis
Senior Consultant Business Development

Winfried started in the travel industry in 1973, joining ITP in 2009. Winfried’s main role is business development consultancy for ITP partners.He also concentrates on training and coaching as well as introducing new business opportunities to the partners worldwide.

ITP Advisory Board

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Jean-Claude Fert
President
ITP Switzerland – Fert Voyage
Chairman of the Advisory Board

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General Manager
ITP Germany – First Business Travel
Board Member

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Chris Goddard
Managing Director
ITP Australia – Maxim’s Travel
Board Member

Craig Fichtelberg
President
ITP USA – AmTrav
Board Member

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Ejaz Kazi
General Manager

ITP Oman – Easy Travel
Board Member

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Director of Sales & Account Management

ITP UK – Ian Allan Travel
Board Member