Meet The Team

Meet the Progressive Travel Recruitment Team

James Roberts

Founder & Co-owner

James Roberts spent four years working for British Airways and its subsidiary British Regional Airlines, ending up as a regional business manager. He completed a six-month consultancy contract with Siemens, as travel manager for their business worldwide.

Tel: +44 (0) 7966 169 530
Skype: james.progressivepersonnel

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Fiona Morrison-Arnthal

Director

Fiona Morrison-Arnthal has over 25 years of international travel and hospitality industry knowledge. In her current role, she leverages her vast network of contacts together with her knowledge and passion for travel and hospitality technology to source, identify and place industry talent, globally.

Tel: +44 (0) 7961 775 221
Skype: fiona.progressivepersonnel

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Tony Macdonald

Director & Co-owner

Tony Macdonald started his travel industry career at British Airways.  Here at Progressive Travel Recruitment, he looks after operations, marketing, finance, training, supplier contracting, our online presence, HR, GDPR compliance and the development of our overseas offices.

Tel: +44 (0) 203 575 1135
Skype: tony.progressivepersonnel

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Simon Hurst-Grover

Account Manager – Leisure Travel

Simon Hurst-Grover has worked in the industry for many years, and has exceptional experience in travel as an employee and as a recruiter. At Progressive, we always employ people with travel experience as they’re already invested in the industry and have a deeper understanding of what is required.

Tel: +44 (0) 7377 668 498
Skype: Simon Progressive Travel Recruitment

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Carol Robb

Finance Manager

Carol Robb has exceptional experience in financial management, taking her skills to many industries including hospitality and construction.

Here at Progressive Travel Recruitment, Carol is responsible for the day to day financial operation of our nine offices across the globe.

Tel: + 44 (0) 203 575 1135
Skype:  Carol Progressive Travel Recruitment

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Susan Sewell

Account Manager – Business Travel

Susan Sewell’s travel career began in 2010 with her appointment as Senior Sales Manager for American Express Global Business Travel. Her role initially was to attract new corporate clients with a spend of up to £3.5 million per year. She was promoted to Sales Director, Head of Sales for the UK and Ireland.

Tel: +44 (0) 161 425 2168
Skype: susan.progressivepersonnel

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Claire Castro

Operations Manager

Claire has had a stimulating and varied career, coming to Progressive Travel Recruitment from three years as a Senior Account Manager in a specialist Asset Finance and Leasing Recruitment Consultancy. Before that, she spent six years in the Met Police.

Tel: +44 (0) 7377 702 793
Skype: Claire Progressive Travel Recruitment

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Nicola Townsend

Divisional Manager – BT & Travel Tech

Nicola Townsend completed a degree in Travel & Tourism Management before working in the leisure industry at Golfbreaks.com for over three years, in a customer service role. She then moved into travel recruitment, where she held several roles, including Team Leader.

Tel: +44 (0) 7375 865 631
Skype: nicola.progressivepersonnel

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