Mark Tanzer

Chief Executive

Mark Tanzer Chief Executive
Mark Tanzer has been Chief Executive of ABTA since 1 September 2005. Over that period, and following its amalgamation with the Federation of Tour Operators, ABTA has consolidated its position as the leading UK travel association with 1,200 corporate members comprising tour operators, cruise companies and travel agents. ABTA offers a broad range of services including financial bonding, health and safety support and business guidance. In addition it has very wide consumer recognition through its customer support and alternative dispute resolution activities.

Before joining ABTA, Mark held senior strategy and corporate finance positions in a number of industry sectors. Immediately prior to ABTA, Mark was Group Strategy Director of Centrica plc., the parent company of British Gas. Prior to that he was Group Marketing and Strategy Director for The AA, and before that he was CFO of Pepsico Vending International. He is a graduate of Harvard Business School.


Executive Roundtable: Brexit - Dead Ahead

One of Europe's most influential online travel markets is leaving the European Union. How will the U.K. go it alone, and which markets and major players will feel the brunt of Brexit? A group of experts discuss new borders and old partnerships, fresh challenges and smart solutions, and practical ways to maneuver around the surrounding legislation.