Clive Ellul Hawthorn
Former Regional Director
With over 15 years of experience in sales strategy and leadership, account management, product development and marketing roles across the travel and technology industries, Clive has championed several successful initiatives and leveraged key partnerships to set up, grow and scale businesses within global organisations. He is currently VP, Sales & Marketing at Azerai Hotels & Resorts, where he’s responsible for increasing the footprint of a brand new hotel group, designing corporate strategy, directing large-scale organisational change, overseeing the creation of Azerai’s brand identity, as well as the overall Sales and Marketing team leadership and strategy. Clive began his career in the travel industry and was eventually headhunted to lead a key region in Europe, the Middle East and Africa for Expedia Group (EG), a global travel technology company. After two years in this role, he took on multi-region responsibility in the Asia Pacific region for around four years. Clive also consults venture capitalists, investors and key executives, with a particular focus on the travel and technology industries.