Melanie Quinn, Commercial Director
Melanie joined CTI in January 2016 as Director of Client Partnerships, since then she has been developing CTI’s customer service across all areas of the business, and will now be responsible for sales, client management and marketing, working alongside CTI’s CEO, Clive Wratten.
She joined from Etihad Airways where she was sales manager for the North for almost five years, and was responsible for substantially increasing revenues from the region.
Matthew Adderley, Head of Sales & Account Management
Matt has worked in Sales & Account Management for 20 years including some market leading companies.
Matthew’s dual-aspect role will see him growing the client management side of the business, to ensure clients are receiving the benefits of CTI’s new offerings and are taking advantage of its partnership model to maximum benefit.
On the sales side, He is responsible for growing the business, by finding more like-minded businesses that will appreciate the value CTI offers, alongside its partnership ethos. Matthew has a wealth of previous experience working for a number of large travel companies where he grew new business by securing profitable high-value accounts.
Mike Jones, Senior Sales Partnership Manager
Mike gained his experience and knowledge of the corporate travel marketplace over a 20 year period, working in reservations, account management, business development, bid management and multinational sales. These varied roles were undertaken whilst being employed by some of the industry’s leading companies – including Travel 2, P&O Travel, Fleet Street Travel and BCD.
Prior to joining the travel industry, Mike worked in departmental management for Sainsbury plc but has always had the travel bug – having lived and worked abroad in Europe and the Caribbean.
Mike joined CTI in 2005.
Julie Walne, Sales Partnership Manager
Julie joined CTI in May 2009 after spending time at Iberia, Monarch & Czech Airlines, Fleet Street Travel, Travelocity & BTM.
“I have always worked in Travel after studying European Tourism with Spanish at University and, surprise surprise, I love to travel as much as I can. I love ski-ing and spending as much time as possible in Spain (I met my hubby there!)”
Amy Hogarth, Sales Partnership Manager
Amy joins CTI after working in a variety of sectors including five star hospitality, leisure travel and has finally settled into her favoured niche of corporate travel. Amy has worked for both multi-million pound corporations and independent agents, giving her a wide scope of the market and a good understanding of client needs.
Amy studied Geography at the University of Leeds, and has lived and worked abroad in Europe and Africa. Combining this love of travel with a good old-fashioned upbringing within a family business – instilling core values of honesty, integrity and the highest levels of customer service, makes her a welcome addition to the CTI team.
Claire Cassidy, Sales Partnership Manager
Claire joined CTI in 2016 but has been involved in the industry since 2013.
Claire has a passion for travel and has spent time travelling all around the world throughout her life so far, hoping that she can continue to see as much as possible. She also holds a degree in English Literature and also spent a year working in China teaching English as a foreign language.