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Wednesday 9 November

Carol Fergus

Director of Global Travel, Events and Ground Transportation, Fidelity International

Carol Fergus is an experienced Director of Global Travel with over 30 years in the industry. She has project led several key global travel related initiatives and is highly conversed and skilled across the various travel categories. She has also built and managed several teams across many regions and is extremely inclusive, faces challenges head on and is a strong operator.

Her travel journey has seen Carol appointed on the GBTA Europe Advisory board, as well as recently being appointed the new Chair of their Diversity Equity & Inclusion committee. To add to her portfolio of achievements Carol has sat on several advisory boards to include TAMS Diversity, Inclusion and Equity group having been the Vice Chair, BTN, ITM, BTS, Virgin. She has also been a judge for many awards, written and critiqued key topics in various travel magazines, sat on panels, podcasts, steering committees and spoken at many industry events and is the voice of travel on a radio station for the black community.

Carol was awarded GBTA Global Travel Buyer 2021, ITM Travel Buyer 2021, GBTA President Award and listed as an Empower Top 100 Ethnic Minority Future Leader 2021 as well as BTN Best Practitioner for her DEI efforts. Most recently, not wanting to disappoint, Carol again was awarded Serviced Apartment Travel Buyer of the year 2022; was nominated the Diversity Equity and Inclusion Champion People Award and ranked 15th on the Involve Top 100 Female Future Leaders list for 2022 for being a DEI Hero