Maribel Rodriguez, SVP, joined WTTC in 2014. She has built an extensive network within the Travel and Tourism industry public and private sector, accumulating over 20 years of experience. She was an Executive Commercial Director and Board Member for Travelodge Hotels Spain from 2008 to 2014. Prior she spent 11 years in the aviation industry, managing among others the introduction of low-cost airline operations for Virgin Express, Go-Fly, EasyJet and Ryanair. She also worked for British Airways.