Bryan Batista

As Senior Vice President of’s Trips Division, Bryan leads the team responsible for developing a full range of transport and trip-related services for customers in over 160 countries worldwide. Based in Manchester, UK, Bryan’s remit includes car rental, flights, pre-booked and on-demand taxis, public transport, attractions and insurance.

Previously, as Vice President of Corporate Development, Bryan led’s Mergers and Acquisitions Division, overseeing strategic initiatives and integrations in line with the company’s mission: to make it easier for everyone to experience the world.

Before that, as Senior Director of Global Partnerships, he was responsible for building and managing high-profile partnerships, maximising new business opportunities, and working with 17,500+ affiliate distribution and metasearch partners.

Prior to joining in 2014, Bryan worked at Tesla Motors for four years in a range of sales, distribution, and business development roles, both in the US and in Europe. He has also worked as a strategy consultant at McKinsey & Company, and in product management roles at General Motors.

Bryan holds a BASc in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Toronto and an MBA from Harvard Business School.