Simon Wakeford

Simon comes with a unique and wide-ranging skill set gained from 25+ years working in and around the Travel Technology space
He has worked with a wide spectrum of travel companies including GDS, OTA’s, TMC’s, and wholesale, retail and luxury Travel Agencies
Simon has cross-sector experience and a proven track record in strategic and operational project management balancing the diverse challenges of client requirements, budgets, resourcing, conflicting priorities, and resistance to change, in order to deliver robust and innovative business solutions and complex end-to-end projects 
He can successfully manage diverse and/or distributed teams towards a common goal as well as being able to bring his personal experience, expertise and knowledge to bear as an individual contributor to devise and implement solutions driven by changing industry needs 
Simon has managed a large number of projects for national, international and global customers including:-ebookers, eDreams/Odigeo, House of Travel (NZ/AU),  STA Travel, Travelbag (Dnata) and HRG