Karl Hedison
Director

In his roles as Financial Director and also Technical lead of our Software Development, Karl takes care of the analytical side of RAPID

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Rebecca Anderson-Hall
Director

In her roles as Operations Director and Head of Business Travel, Rebecca works closely alongside RAPID's clients to deliver the best possible service.

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Linda Anderson-Smith
Director

In her role as Sales Director, Linda utilises her impressive Contacts and Industry experience to connect people and like-minded businesses.

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Ellie Patchett
Travel Advisor

Ellie has been with Rapid since it’s very early days. She does a fantastic job of looking after and supporting the team.

“I love working for Rapid – every day is a new challenge”

Jaye Slattery
Travel Advisor

Jaye comes from a customer training background, she works to provide the best possible service, with the customer at the heart of everything she does”

“I really enjoy working with Rapid, it allows me to work with a range of customers in different sectors. Everyone is Rapid is incredibly welcoming.”

Rowan Hitchin
Accounts

Rowan is super-organised and efficient, she’s an Accounts Super-Star but she’s also the caring one who looks after everyone else.

“I love working for Rapid because it’s one big happy family and the people make the job”

Bea Pillinger
Credit Control

Bea brings a range of options to the customers and works with individual customer needs on individual payment plans.

“I love working with customers to find solutions and make their business needs achievable via Rapid’s range of payment plans on offer. Having strong relationships with our customers is what allows us to grow and continue to provide an excellent customer experience.”

Connor Pickerden
Software Developer

Connor joined Rapid whilst studying Computing Technologies at the Grimsby Institute, working on 3D modelling and coding. The man behind RORI and has successfully streamlined the booking system, giving Rapid customers more flexibility and speed when booking through the platform.

“Putting theory into practice is really fun, it’s a great atmosphere and building new systems and supporting our customer needs is really rewarding.”

Cally Grice
Software Developer

Cally joins the team from a university lecturer background, teaching 3D modelling and software development. Now working directly back in the industry, Cally is working on projects such as streamlining backend efficiencies – focusing efforts on building an internal training Academy.

“I absolutely enjoy every second I spend here at Rapid everyone is so welcoming and are an absolute delight to work and always willing to help if they can.

Michelle Duns
Travel Advisor

Michelle is a fab addition to the Rapid team bringing a wealth of travel experience, having previously worked for British Holidays and Haven Holidays.

“Having worked in customer service roles across a variety of sectors, It’s great to be back working within the travel industry - to me both travel and customer service are an incredibly exciting mix and I enjoy meeting new customers and building relationships."

Hannah McMullen
Travel Advisor

Hannah joins the team from a retail customer service background, having worked for a local bridal boutique and national retailer, Debenhams prior to joining the travel booking team.

“I absolutely love a challenge -if a customer comes to me in need of travel and accommodation options within a short window, I love being able to jump on the booking and provide them with the perfect option!”

Alia Waters
Accounts Assistant

Alia joins the Rapid Finance team as Accounts Assistant, having previously worked for New England Seafood and Care Group within their finance and administration departments.

“Joining Rapid Travel Group is a welcome change, I am looking forward to working with customers within the travel and accommodation sector and developing new relationships.”

Bebhann Montgomery
Travel Advisor

Bebhann is always happy, she is a great fit for our crazy team and even more than that, a fantastic advisor.

"I love working for Rapid Travel Group because no 2 days are the same, you never know what the day will bring, everyone always works really well with each other and there is never a dull day!"

Kerry Fletcher
Training & Development Coach

Kerry joins Rapid as Training & Development Coach, having previously worked as a skills tutor within the welfare to work industry, working on DWP employability contracts and devising accredited training programmes. Prior to her training role, Kerry worked for grocer as HR manager, responsible for colleague relations & dealing with recruitment.

“No two days are the same at Rapid, which I absolutely love – the culture and environment within the company is very welcoming, it’s refreshing to be involved in a company who genuinely cares about staff and wellbeing.”

Tom Connel
Travel Advisor

Tom joins Rapid as a Travel Advisor, having previously worked in a customer service-based role for 10 years, through various establishments and has a passion about everything to do with customer service.

“I loved my first week here, meeting everyone and realising how close and friendly everyone in the office is with each other. You get the vibe that it is like a second family to all the staff. Everyone is enthusiastic willing to help not only new people but each other, and you can tell they really care about eachother and the the business.”

Sarah Dyson
Travel Advisor

Sarah joins Rapid as a Travel Advisor having previously worked in customer service and travel, she also holds a degree in Tourism & Business Management and brings with her experience within the travel industry not only within this country but various other counties.

“My first week has been very interesting meeting lots of nice people along with being introduced to the systems and how Rapid works as a company. I am looking forward to using all my experience within in my role as Travel Advisor.”

Charlotte Lyon
Travel Advisor

Charlotte joins Rapid Travel group as a Travel Advisor, having previously worked in a customer service role within a Retail environment.

“My First week at Rapid Travel has been very interesting having learnt a lot about the business travel industry. Having worked in customer services for a long while this is totally a new challenge and I love it the staff are fantastic to work with and they are very welcoming, I am excited to continue my career journey with Rapid Travel Group.”

Adam Watt-Shaw
Travel Advisor

Adam joins Rapid Travel Group as a Travel Advisor having gained a wealth of customer service experience in the retail industry working as a department manager.

“I have worked in retail for 15 years, working for Rapid Travel Group is amazing, every day is different, and all the staff make you feel so welcome. The atmosphere is awesome, and everyone helps each other. I definitely made the right decision to come on board and work with such a lovely team and company”

Josh Bawn
Business Development Manager

Josh has extensive experience working in a sales environment and wanted to progress his career further by joining Rapid Travel group as a Business Development Manager.

“I chose Rapid Travel Group because it allows me to do what I have always wanted to do. It has such a welcoming warm environment, which is really refreshing to see and to be a part of. It really is as family environment. My colleagues really are a pleasure to work with.”

Jessica Jex
Marketing Apprentice

Jessica has joined Rapid Travel Group as a Social Media marketing apprentice, working alongside Grimsby Institute. Jessica will be learning all about the business travel industry and marketing techniques as well as gaining a qualification in Business Administration.

“'I couldn't ask for a better start to my career after finishing my A levels earlier this year. I've been here just under a week and I'm so happy with my role so far. I've been able to go out of the office to some charity events with Linda as well as creating internal and external posts for various events. Everyone has been so helpful, kind and the smiles around the office are infectious. I'm very eager to learn and the atmosphere here has made it possible for me to do so already. As my job is flexible, I've been able to see the many different sides to the business which has been great and I'm looking forward to the next challenge”

Rapid Travel Group Limited
Trading Address: DBC House, Laceby Business Park, Grimsby Road, Laceby, DN37 7DP
Registered Address: 127 Cleethorpe Rd, Grimsby DN31 3EW
Company Reg No: 08074002
VAT Reg No: 181522716

Rapid Accommodation
Rapid Accommodation is a trading name of Rapid Travel Group Limited

Rapid Business Travel Limited
Trading Address: DBC House, Laceby Business Park, Grimsby Road, Laceby, DN37 7DP
Registered Address: 127 Cleethorpe Rd, Grimsby DN31 3EW
Company Reg No: 11340595
VAT Reg No: 296669726