Ms McGavock will replace Paul Tilstone as the regional head for Europe, and will be responsible for developing GBTA Europe as a region and overseeing the delivery of the association’s full membership, events, education & training and advocacy programmes.

Ms McGavock has worked for GBTA in Europe since the spring of 2012 in a role leading marketing, membership and events. She has previously run her own event management and marketing partnership and held senior marketing posts at The Bank of Ireland and Capita Group, including time as Marketing Director at Capita Business Travel. She will report to Paul Tilstone, who recently transitioned to the role of SVP Global Operations, now responsible for overseeing regional operations across GBTA’s six regions ; North America, Latin America, Asia, Australasia, Africa and Europe.