Toronto-Based Industry Expert Garth Jopling Joins Team as Partner
LONDON – 22 January 2019 – London-based managed travel consultancy and accredited training provider Nina & Pinta announced today the expansion of its global footprint in North America with the addition of Toronto-based Partner Garth Jopling, effective immediately.
“We are extremely excited to welcome Garth to our team,” said Jo-Anne Lloyd, Nina & Pinta Founding Partner. “His expertise in compliance management and business data analytics are a perfect fit for the consulting services we provide. Now more than ever, our clients are looking for a trusted advisor to assist in developing a data-driven strategy tied to business outcomes, and Garth is the perfect addition to our team in continuing to effectively deliver these services.”
Garth brings over 25 years of experience as a sourcing manager for corporate travel to Nina & Pinta. Throughout his career, he has enjoyed success in developing and executing strategies that deliver lower costs and increase process improvements.
Garth began his career in the managed travel industry as the travel manager for Digital Equipment Canada before moving to a travel management company (TMC) as manager of industry relations and then corporate account manager. He later served as Travel Manager, Canada, for PricewaterhouseCoopers for almost eight years. He then moved to IBM, where he worked as a Client Sourcing Consultant in the Global Process Services practice. Garth serves as a member of the business school faculty at Seneca College in Toronto, where he has taught graduate certificate courses in Global Corporate Travel Procurement and Global Corporate Travel Management in the School of Hospitality and Tourism.
“I look forward to working with the Nina & Pinta team and helping expand their reach in North America,” said Garth Jopling. “The outstanding reputation of the Nina & Pinta team and strategic approach to client engagements fit well with my personal approach to consulting and made the move a natural fit.”
Nina & Pinta will be exhibiting at the Business Travel Show in London from 20-21 February at stand B601 in partnership with The Data Exchange. The Nina & Pinta team will be available for interviews and will be giving demonstrations of its Air Data Dashboard product released in August 2018.