Nick L.

Executive with 32+ years experience in Travel & Tourism Industry, specializing in Finance

United Kingdom
English

As Managing Director of Tui UK & Ireland I was responsible for all of the activities of the business and had full P&L accountability for a business with a turnover in excess of £6bn. . Prior to that I...see more

  • Hospitality & Travel
  • Professional Services
  • C-Level & Leadership
  • Finance

500

/hr
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  • Available on short notice

Experience

Chief Executive Officer

Audley Travel
4 years
Current position
Sep 2018 - Present
CEO of Audley Travel.

Managing Director

Tui UK & Ireland
8 years
Current position
Jun 2015 - Present
I currently have responsibility as Managing Director for all of the activities of Tui UK & Ireland. This is the company that includes the UK’s largest tour operating business Thomson Ho...see more

Distribution and Online Director, Mainstream Tour Operations

Tui Travel PLC
4 years
Oct 2011 - Jun 2015
Sitting on the Mainstream Board I was responsible for all the sales of Tui Travel across its Mainstream sector amounting to approximately £13bn. My role was to work with the source mark...see more

Distribution Director

Tui Travel PLC
3 years
Aug 2008 - Oct 2011
Responsibility for £3.5bn of sales of the merged business of Thomson Holidays and First Choice Holidays through all routes to market. In addition, I was responsible for all our Overseas...see more

Integration Director

Tui Travel UK & Ireland
11 months
Aug 2007 - Jul 2008
On the merger of Thomson Holidays and First Choice Holidays I took on the role of Integration Director with the prime responsibility for overseeing the process of merging these two busi...see more

Managing Director Distribution

First Choice Holidays
11 months
Aug 2006 - Jul 2007
On returning to the UK from Canada I took responsibiluity for all sales of First Choice Holidays through all routes to market incuding our in house retail and web sites.

President

Signature Vacations
4 years
Sep 2002 - Jul 2006
I went to Signature Vacations initially as VP Finance as part of a turnaround team. A year later I became President of Tour Operations and a year later became President of all the Canad...see more

Group Financial Controller

First Choice Holidays
2 years
May 2000 - Aug 2002
As Group Financial Controller I was responsible for the reporting of all results of First Choice Holidays PLC. This included the annual report and production of the 5 Year Strategic Pla...see more

Head of Internal Audit

First Choice Holidays
1 year
Dec 1998 - Apr 2000
Head of Internal Audit with responsibility for the ongoing audit programme of activities as well as a number fo specific fraud and control reviews.

Senior Audit Manager

Deloitte
9 years
Jan 1990 - Nov 1998
I trained as a chartered accountant at Deloitte and qualified in 1992 with first time passes. Post qualification I went on the firm's secondment programme and spent 18 months in Melboou...see more

Industries, roles and expertise

Industry experience

  • Hospitality & Travel
  • Professional Services

Role experience

  • C-Level & Leadership
  • Finance

Expertise

  • Tour Operation
  • Distribution
  • Business Management
  • Multi-channel Retailing