Mr. David Scowsill is President & CEO of World Travel & Tourism Council.
During a long spanning career in the travel and tourism industry, Mr. Scowsill has served as Chairman of PrivateFly, Chairman of Yuuguu, Director if On the Beach Holidays, Director of i-level Digital, Vice Chairman at Worldhotels, Director at Venere Net SpA; Group Marketing Director at Manchester Airports Group, Sales and Marketing Director at easyJet airlines and CEO for Opodo, the pan-European online travel company. Mr. Scowsill has built an extensive network in Private Equity and Venture Capital, whilst working on specific deals in the travel and technology sectors.
Previously, David has served as the MD of the Consumer Division for Orange; CEO for the global retail services business Minit Group; SVP Sales, Marketing, and IT on the Board of Hilton Hotels, Director of Hilton.com, and Hilton Reservations Worldwide. He has 19 years of extensive sales, marketing, and operational experience worldwide in aviation, with British Airways as Director of Europe and Middle East, and Regional General Manager of Asia Pacific; and as Managing Director of European Sales at American Airlines.
Mr. Scowsill graduated from the University of Southampton in the UK, where he received an Honours Degree in Spanish, Italian, Catalan, and Latin American studies.