Clive Wratten




Clive has an impressive background in the travel industry, with extensive experience in senior leadership positions at companies including Etihad Airways, HRG, Gulf Air, Qantas, and British Airways. He was appointed as Chief Executive of The Business Travel Association in 2019, bringing with him a wealth of knowledge and expertise in the industry.

Clive’s leadership and contributions to the travel industry have been recognized through various awards and accolades, including being named one of the 25 Most Influential people in business travel by the BTN in 2020 and receiving the Individual excellence in approach and actions during Covid-19 award from the Business Travel People Awards.

In addition to his work in the travel industry, Clive has also served on various boards and councils, including the executive board of the BTA, the board of Airline Representatives in the UK, and the council of IATA’s Airline Joint Passenger Committee. He has also advised the board of BCNH UK College of Nutrition.

Overall, Clive’s extensive experience and leadership in the travel industry, as well as his involvement in various boards and councils, demonstrate his commitment to advancing the industry and contributing to its success.






The BTA is the representative association for the business travel community and travel management companies, with our TMC members accounting for over ninety percent of all managed travel booked in the UK.

Working with our members and industry partners, we raise the profile of the vital role business travel plays in the broader economy. This includes facilitating leading industry events, commissioning surveys and research and lobbying organisations that can impact and influence our industry; including suppliers, UK Government, public bodies and the general public.