PrivateFly has a close network of talented friends and partners who are helping the growth of the business. Here are some of the friends, associates and partners that are supporting the continued success of PrivateFly.
John Incledon is the owner of IDJ Limited, an established provider of corporate finance and business advisory services.
After military service as an RAF pilot and training as an engineer, John obtained an MBA from Harvard Business School. He spent four years based in New York working in management consultancy, prior to becoming a founding director of a venture capital affiliate of N M Rothschild & Sons.
He has served as a director of listed and privately held companies in the United States of America and in Europe for over 30 years. He is a member of the Dean’s Council of Harvard University’s John F Kennedy School of Government.
David Scowsill is President & CEO of the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC). Prior to taking this role, David was PrivateFly's chairman and continues to be a valuable mentor.
Previously David held senior, global roles at some of the biggest names in travel and aviation. His past roles include: CEO of Opodo; Vice Chairman, Worldhotels; Senior VP Sales, Marketing & IT at Hilton International; Managing Director EMEA at American Airlines; Regional General Manager Asia/Pacific at British Airways and Sales & Marketing Director at easyJet airlines.
Katrina Suppiah is founder and director of the agency Publicité - PrivateFly.com's PR partner. The agency specialises in the areas of B2B, finance and technology.
Always working to deliver results for her clients, Katrina firmly believes in the need to demonstrate the potential of PR, and the effect it can have on a business.
Katrina has obtained the Chartered Institute of Public Relations (CIPR) Diploma and the CAM Certificates in PR and Marketing. She graduated with a LLB honours degree in Law from the University of Essex.
Sam is a seasoned executive, investor and entrepreneur in online businesses in Australia and overseas. His strengths lie in angel investing, start-ups, growing transactional online businesses and the travel and tourism industry.
As General Manager then CFO, Sam guided Wotif.com from a fledgling business with 3 employees in 2000 through to its listing on the ASX and a market capitalisation of $1.2B in 2006. He was involved in all aspects of the Wotif.com business including the IPO, setting strategic direction, building a strong team, international expansion, acquisition scouting and assessment, financial management and reporting.