Clive Wratten was appointed to the position of Chief Executive of The Business Travel Association on September 2nd, 2019. Clive joined The BTA from the private equity backed travel partnership company Amber Road, where he was Chief Executive Officer. Clive joined Amber Road as Commercial Director taking over the role of Chief Executive Officer in January 2016. During his four years at Amber Road, Clive gained new investment to re-brand the company from CTI to Amber Road and establish the UK’s first contemporary travel partnership company. Before joining Amber Road, Clive was General Manager UK at Etihad Airways where he implemented a new commercial strategy seeing UK revenues grow from £65 million to £250 million. In his eight years with the airline, he oversaw the growth of its UK operation to one offering five flights every day from the UK, whilst building and managing its UK operation to take account of its expanding UK presence. Clive joined Etihad Airways from HRG, where he held the position, Head of International Business Group. Before joining HRG, Clive was the UK General Manager for Gulf Air where he was responsible for restructuring the airline’s UK sales and marketing operation. Clive has also held the positions of UK Corporate Sales Manager for Qantas and Multinational Business Development Manager for British Airways. Clive has previously been an executive board member of the BTA, has served as a Director of the Board of Airline Representatives in the UK, a council member of IATA’s Airline Joint Passenger Committee for both the airline and travel management industries and remains an advisor to the Board at the BCNH UK College of Nutrition. Clive is married, has two children, two grand children and in his spare time is a passionate and loyal follower of Reading Football Club.