Lisa Katsouraki

SVP Corporate Development
Etraveli Group

2021 Phocuswright Europe speaker

Lisa Katsouraki SVP Corporate Development
Lisa is heading Strategy, M&A and Strategic Partnerships for Etraveli Group, one of the leading global flight platforms. The Group is backed by CVC Capital Partners and has offices in Sweden, Greece, Canada and India. The Group operates in 70+ countries through brands such as Gotogate, Mytrip.com, Trip.ae, Trip.ru, Supersaver and Flight Network and enjoys top positions in Europe and North America with growing presence in LatAm, the Middle East and APAC. It also operates flygresor.se, the #1 metasearcher in Sweden and Tripstack a content aggregator offering LCC/airline direct content and creating complex flight itineraries (virtual interlining). We are a team of more than 1000 professionals.

Lisa has been working in the travel industry since 2011. She joined e-Travel, a South East European OTA in 2012. As part of e-Travel's management team she helped grow revenues 3x and the business from a team of 60 to c.250 employees until the company joined forces with Etraveli in 2017 and was welcomed into the CVC family. Prior to joining e-Travel she was a venture capitalist investing in e-commerce. She started her career in advertising.

Whether it's being the link between the creative team and the customer, software engineers and customer needs, or between investors and entrepreneurs she has been performing "translation" duties for 17 years. She holds a BSc in Economics from LSE and an MBA from INSEAD.