Julia is a forward thinking and creative entreprenuer and has twice been interviewed by BBC News 24 and has won Woman Entrepreneur of the Year at the Shine Awards. She has launched two very successful business, OTT & New Frontiers, and has been a significant figure within the travel and tourism industry for many years. Online Travel Training, is her current focus, launched in in 2008 to aggregate some product and destination training for the candidates of her travel recruitment agency, New Frontiers. Within months, companies were marketing their eLearning to over 5000 travel professionals. A course creation tool was developed and the business took off. In 2012, the business separated from New Frontiers and relaunched as OTT. After significant investment, the website was rebuilt to enable travel companies to translate their eLearning to reach 100,000's of agents globally. OTT has won 8 awards and is the clear market leader in the UK if not the world.
Claim to Fame:I grow up neighbours and friends with Lorde's mother
Sales and Partnership Director
Kenny is originally from Scotland but he left his homeland to join the QEII in 1988. It was during his time on board the luxury liner discovering new worlds he caught the travel bug. Before moving to South Africa to manage the cruise department for an award winning GSA in 1992. In addition to living to South Africa for 10 years, Kenny spent time in Japan and lived in Australia. He moved to London in 2001 and held a number of roles with JTB, Worldspan, Octopus Travel and Amadeus before joining us at OTT in March 2015. Despite his time away from Scotland his accent is still as strong as ever and he still has short arms and long pockets!
Claim to Fame:Shook hands with Nelson Mandela on 2 occasions, first in 1992 in Australia then in 1998 in Pretoria.
Head of Business Development
Zoe is originally from Cornwall and started her sales career in the Art and Antiques industry and completing a first class honours degree in Silversmithing, Goldsmithing and Jewellery Design. Since moving into the travel industry she’s worked on both Business Traveller and Buying Business Travel titles and move to OTT to work closely with the airline sector. Alongside this Zoe has a personal passion for travelling having spent 3 months travelling around Thailand, Australia and New Zealand before moving to London 11 years ago. She has not left the antiques industry entirely and still collects vintage furniture from the 1950’s and 60’s.
Claim to Fame:As a graduate my silverwear appeared in the Financial Times ‘How to spend it’ supplement after she won “Silversmith of the Year” at the New Designers Show in Islington.
Business Development Manager
Natalie has over 30 year's experience in the travel industry and worked in various roles within the industry for companies to include: Co-op Travelcare, Teletext Holidays and Affordable Car Hire. Always having the travel bug from a very young age and has cherished what this great industry has enabled her to see, experience and travel to over the years. Recently joined the OTT Team in January 2016 and really looking forward to growing new partnerships.
Claim to Fame:Releasing the balls for the Lotto draw on Granada TV
Will has recently graduated from Keele University with a Degree in American Studies. Will joined OTT as Production & Marketing Executive in November 2014. Will has spent much of his life travelling around the world, playing golf, surrounding himself in many different cultures, climbing Kilimanjaro for charity and canoeing up the Colorado river. When he finds the time, he plans to go to South America and hike to Machu Picchu.
Claim to Fame:Mistaken for Daniel Radcliffe when younger, so much so he had to sign autographs !
Sarah-Lynne is originally from Jersey and moved to London in May 2015 after completing her Marketing BA (Hons) degree at the University of Chichester. Previously, she has worked within the retail industry for 6 years. Sarah-Lynne has always had a passion for the travel industry and is now excited to use her marketing skills here at OTT. Sarah-Lynne has always enjoyed travelling around the world with her family and learning about new cultures. Out of the office, she is a keen musician (with a real passion for Tenor Saxophone), a great chef and loves a good night out!
Claim to Fame: Played Tenor Saxophone with Jools Holland in his Rhythm and Blues Orchestra
Web Developer & Data Analyst
After studying Tourism Management and Web Development in Rome, Paris and London, Luca joined OTT as an intern and he quickly progressed to Web Developer and Data Analyst. Luca primary focus is coding, statistical analysis and web development, forerunning OTT's globalisation project by improving the website and OTTO,our CMS Portal. Luca enjoys travel and discovery especially exploring big cities in which history, town planning and technology coexist harmoniously.
Claim to Fame:Luca managed to progress to the “final question” of a popular quiz show in Italy but don't ask him how it finished!
Rajind is a professional software developer, originally from Sri Lanka but he left his homeland and moved to London in 2014 for his higher studies. He is a successful achiever in academics and completed first two years of his bachelors’ at University of Greenwich with first class grading in software engineering. He joined OTT in 2016 as an intern and does coding and web development helping to improve the website and our Portal with an eye for innovation.
Claim to Fame:Best to know as a stack overflower