Robert Bailey joined Travelport on 1 March 2018 as Chief Strategy Officer. In his role, Robert’s responsibilities will include managing the company’s five-year and annual business plans, new business development, strategic alliances and leading the evolution and implementation of further transformation in the business.
Robert was the President and CEO of the Asia-Pacific GDS company, Abacus, based in Singapore and majority owned by a consortium of Asian airlines from 2008-2015. He has also held executive positions in ITSMA, SITA and Galileo International, a forerunner of the current Travelport where he held a number of commercial management roles including Managing Director of Galileo Switzerland and Director, Sales and Marketing Organisations Europe.
He is a graduate of the University of Cambridge and has an MBA from Cranfield School of Management.