Caroline Strachan

Managing Partner, FESTIVE ROAD

Caroline has worked in the travel and meetings industry for 20+ years. She has held roles as both buyer and supplier, so brings a unique perspective across the whole travel supply chain. Her work experience can be summarized as 10 years the meetings & events supplier, 10 years the Travel Buyer (at Cisco, Yahoo and AstraZeneca) and more recently as the VP Global Consulting at Amex. Caroline has also held a number of industry leadership positions including ITM Chairman, GBTA Europe President and has received a number of awards in recognition of her services to the industry. Caroline is often called “the most credible Business Travel expert” in the industry, further supported by being published as one of three “industry influencers” in the Buying Business Travel 2016 Hotlist.