SpecialitySenior Director, Global Communications, Expedia Group
Senior Director, Global Communications, Expedia GroupHayley is a New Zealander based in the UK, working for an American business in a global role. With a passion for the world around her and as a gadget enthusiast at heart, she has spent her communications career working for fast-paced and industry-leading technology, travel and lifestyle brands. In her current role at Expedia Group as Senior Director, Global Communications, Hayley is responsible for Industry Relations – the company’s B2B communications practice. She also oversees Internal Communications for its Travel Partners Group, the division responsible for empowering vacation rental, hotel, airline, car and cruise partners on the Expedia Group platform through leading-edge marketing, distribution, data and technology solutions. Several years ago, Hayley also spearheaded Expedia Group’s Leading4Change inclusion and diversity programme. Prior to Expedia Group, Hayley oversaw EMEA communications at Hilton Worldwide and served in the press office of Lloyds Banking Group during the 2008 financial crisis. In New Zealand, she served as Engagement & Communications Manager at the Vodafone New Zealand Foundation. She also has a strong PR agency background from Band & Brown (UK) and Porter Novelli (New Zealand). Hayley has a Bachelor of Communication Studies from the Auckland University of Technology.