Andy Menkes

Senior Vice President, Global Client Solutions at BCD Travel

As Senior Vice President of Global Client Solutions, Andrew Menkes is charged with helping  grow BCD Travel’s global market share by strategically aligning the corporate travel company’s offerings with the evolving needs of corporate travel buyers. He collaborates with BCD’s regional leadership and works directly with clients and prospects to develop and review corporate travel policies, assess and select risk management services, choose corporate credit card systems, and address buyer challenges.

A business travel pioneer, Andrew led creation of the first internet-based electronic ticket purchase with British Airways and initiated a similar web-based program with JetBlue Airways in the U.S. He was the first travel manager to be accredited by the Airline Reporting Commission, ARC, to operate a Corporate Travel Department (CTD). He founded Partnership Travel Consulting, PTC, in 2001, a full-service travel consultancy serving a client base representing billions of dollars in annual Travel and Entertainment spend. He began his career with a nine-year stint at TWA, including roles as Regional Manager of Interline Sales, and later as the first Regional Manager of Automation.

Speaker topics:

  • Best Practices in Travel Management
  • Optimizing Supplier Contract Performance
  • Communicating at the C-Level
  • Auditing a travel program