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The Executive Director is responsible for the day to day operation of the association.  Working in collaboration with the board of directors, the ED creates and implements the direction of the association.




, Anglo Educational Services (Chairman)

What are you most passionate about professionally?

Great service within the hospitality sector. Making technology accessible and simple for all businesses. Finally, I am passionate about giving young people opportunities to shine in a work environment through internships and work experience.


Huan Japes


What are you most passionate about professionally?

Helping UK English Language Schools to be  – and to remain  – the best in the world.



Graeme Ward 2016 140 GRAEME WARD, HAGGiS Adventures

Back in 1993 a dynamic team of Scots established a backpacker travel company that broke the mould – fully guided trips that allowed intrepid young adventurers to discover Scotland with the best, most knowledgeable and sexiest Guides leading the way.



Paul Halpenny 2016 140PAUL HALPENNY, Hostelworld

Paul Halpenny is the Group Director of Supply for Hostelworld and has been working with the company since 2010. Hostelworld is at the forefront of the youth travel revolution and is the world’s number one online travel agent for budget accommodation. Paul has extensive experience and knowledge of the International Tourism Industry.



Amanda broderick 140AMANDA BRODERICK, Newcastle University

Amanda is Chief Executive Officer at Newcastle University London and has held Chairs in Marketing at multiple institutions in the UK and Visiting Chairs internationally. An eminent social scientist, she has a strong leadership track record and rare insight into a cross-section of strategic groupings of Universities.




What are you most passionate about professionally?

I’ve always been passionate about promoting travel to everyone; I believe the more you travel, the more enlightened you become, which eventually leads to stronger and more virtuous human beings.



Murray Roberts 140x140MURRAY ROBERTS, St Christophers Inns (Vice Chairman)

What are you most passionate about professionally?

People Development and creating new business.



dan baker 140DAN BAKER, Student Universe

What are you most passionate about professionally?

I get excited by growth and thinking outside of the box to achieve that. To find a new way to reach customers or to better serve them is what keeps me passionate about my job every day.





Honorary President

What would be impossible for you to give up?

Being involved in exciting projects.




coronna-jack200wJACK CORONNA
Founding Chairman

Jack can best be described as a ‘serial entrepreneur’.


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British Youth Travel Awards 2016

BETA is pleased to announce the winners in the 2016 British Youth Travel Awards.

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