As part of its ongoing investment in sustainability and technology innovation travel management company (TMC) the ATPI Group, has appointed Pippa Ganderton as product director of the recently launched ATPI Halo division.
Leading a strong team, Ganderton will be responsible for sourcing and managing effective carbon offset programmes, spearheading the delivery of ATPI’s sustainable travel approach by managing all aspects of the carbon reduction portfolio. She will also lead ATPI’s global Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) Steering Group, bringing expertise from key areas of the business together to help define the forward-thinking TMC’s sustainability path.
Ian Sinderson, CEO of the ATPI Group, said of the appointment: “We are very focused on supporting clients to minimise their environmental impact by providing counsel and recommendations, including how to reduce a travel programme – a first for a TMC. Pippa’s years of experience and expertise within the marine and energy sectors make her the perfect candidate to lead the new ATPI Halo sustainability consultancy. This appointment demonstrates our serious commitment to supporting sustainable excellence within the travel industry.”
ATPI Halo (halo-atpi.com) is an incubator of new ideas and services focused around sustainability, designed to support each of the existing client-focused business units around the world to grow and evolve. The online portfolio of accredited carbon offsetting projects is supported by ATPI’s trusted consultative service. Together with certified partners including Respira and Thrust Carbon, ATPI Halo’s sustainability expertise brings robust consultancy to the managed travel sector.
Ganderton has been part of the ATPI team since 2006 and has most recently held the role of director global account management strategy, with a special focus on the ATPI Marine & Energy division. Her role to-date has included guiding shipping clients on their decarbonisation goals and this will now expand across the whole ATPI portfolio.
The ATPI Group operates from 100+ offices worldwide, and has successful operations in corporate travel, corporate event management, online travel technology and specialist travel management for a number of key industries including the energy and shipping sectors.