After a 20+ year leading tech teams for brands such as BBC, ITV and easyJet, Carolyn left her corporate career to launch Maiden Voyage where she can indulge her passions for tech, travel and empowering other women.
She holds a degree in Business and IT, an MBA and is an alumnus of Cranfield School of Management.
Carolyn sits on the GBTA European Risk Committee and is a trustee of domestic violence charity Refuge.
Lynn has a lifelong passion for travel, over a 30-year career she has accomplishments in Airline, TMC and Corporate Travel environments most recently as Global Travel Strategy and New Business Manager for Shell International.
Experience and strategic leadership of multimillion-dollar travel, meeting and event spend, to deliver value, operational excellence and risk mitigation to various organisations. A keen advocate of diverse traveller strategy within travel programmes, uncompromising on safety, ethics and compliance.
Anna works in digital marketing and has several years’ experience in copywriting, content marketing, SEO, social media management, marketing strategy, and web design. She has worked with Maiden Voyage since 2017 and has marketing experience working in-house within the hospitality and events sector, as well as working agency-side.
Anna enjoys using her creative flair and supports Maiden Voyage on a freelance basis with digital marketing and design.
Sue Williams QPM is an experienced hostage negotiator who works on some of the most high profile and dangerous hostage situations across the world.
She negotiates in war zones, on the high-seas with modern pirates, and on behalf of high net-worth families. She is a visiting lecturer at Harvard University and an Associate Fellow at the University of Oxford’s Said Business School.
Using her wealth of experience, Sue delivers travel safety training, keynote speeches and Chairs conferences.
Angélique Lecorps is a political and security consultant with extensive experience advising and reporting on hostile and fragile environments.
Angélique has worked with government agencies, NGOs, think tanks and multinational corporations, including in travel risk management, and previously worked as a translator and interpreter.
She has media experience and has taken part in conferences, security panels, and high-profile public events. She delivers travel safety training to the NGO and private sectors in both English and French.
Josephine specialises in international operations, including safety and security. Josephine has lived and worked in 25+ countries across Asia, Africa, the Middle East, Europe and the Pacific.
Josephine has managed large complex operations with focus on management of team safety and security, especially in insecure contexts. She has direct experience of managing individual security incidents, managing and supporting teams throughout.
She has developed, led and delivered training related to international operations and team safety globally.
Dawn is a corporate security consultant with experience in pharmaceutical, retail, finance, manufacturing, media and technology sectors. Dawn’s roles have included the management of the personal safety and security needs of diverse global workforces and running travel security programmes and incident response, including corporate Kidnap and ransom set-up and incident management.
A regular international business traveller herself, Dawn understands the risks faced by business travellers and works to increase awareness around planning for a trip, providing risk assessments, local information and, proactive steps to limit travellers’ exposure to risks. Dawn is our resident expert in Incident and Crisis Management.
Dawn is an advocate for supporting and mentoring diverse groups within the security industry and is a conference organiser and regular speaker on ED&I and opening the industry to the next generation of talent.
Tony trained as an accountant and spent much of his career in finance and latterly operational roles in the Corporate sphere with manufacturing, service, health and telecoms companies including Halma, Tunstall and Cable & Wireless where he was Executive Director.
Tony has also backed a number of start-ups and SME’s as well as supporting a number of NHS, Elderly Care and Housing Charities.
Laurence’s experience spans over 20 years as Marketing executive at world-class organisations like LinkedIn, AOL, Orange or Pipedrive, one of the fastest growing B2B SaaS vendors.
She is a marketer at heart, customer-obsessed, fond of product design and branding. She brings a unique expertise of performance marketing and growth hacking and possesses a deep knowledge of SaaS financial models.
Laurence also holds Non exec and Board positions and is the UK Director of OneRagtime.
Genevieve is a successful sales director with over twenty years of experience in the technology industry, in consulting, services and solutions. Her coaching approach has resulted in high levels of team engagement and consistent team over achievement.
At Dell Technologies, she leads the Global Alliances Services business for EMEA. Previously she has held various leadership and account management roles in Symantec, Charteris and Logica (CGI).
Genevieve holds a first-class honours degree in Computing from the University of Ulster.
A senior technology leader, Emma has 20+ years’ experience working for household names.
Most recently Emma was Managing Director of SAP Concur, where she championed employee engagement, talent development and inclusion.
With a passion for coaching, Emma now has a portfolio career working with individuals and organisations. Emma’s business inspir’em helps start-ups and individuals grow through strategic thinking, strategy and development.
Emma is a member of the female founder network Angel Academe, and also commercial advisor to nuggets – a blockchain fintech.
Richard is an international communications specialist with around 20 years experience within B2B and technology roles. He has led public relations and marketing campaigns for well known business services and software products, and built up high performing remote teams at fast scaling companies.
Richard supports Maiden Voyage with its top tier public relations and comms. He has flown too many miles to remember, survives on the Hilton Burger alone and killed many suitcases along the way. With a passion for all things corporate travel, some believe he deserves his own blue plaque at several LHR hotels.
Angus is the founder and CEO of the specialist disability tour operator Limitless Travel. After being diagnosed with muscular dystrophy at 23 Angus quit his job to travel the world. Throughout his journey, Angus’ encountered numerous challenges for disabled travellers. He decided that travel should not be exclusively available to the able-bodied and so it was from Angus’ first-hand experience of travelling the world with a disability that Limitless Travel was born.
Since then, Limitless Travel has flourished into a specialist holiday provider for people with a wide range of mobility restrictions and disabilities and now offers destinations across the globe. Angus advises Maiden Voyage on all aspects of disability related travel.
Fiona built the regional travel security programme at Amazon, focusing on elevated risk expansion operations and incident management. Prior to that, was based in the Middle East, teaching politics at a university in the West Bank, and working as a consultant for a NGO across Jordan. Previous experience was gained at International SOS, and in security operations for a private security consultancy.
Fiona holds a MA in Political Science and continues to develop her Arabic language capabilities. When not stuck at a laptop, she can be found in a kayak on the Thames, or in the pub…! Fiona is a key member of the Maiden Voyage Customer Focus Group and advises on our travel risk product roadmap.