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Bernard Harrop

Founder of IG Management

Bernard is an independent consultant with over 25 years sales and marketing experience in the business travel industry. He was formerly a European Executive Board Member with American Express and Head of Global Sales with British Airways.


In addition to managing his own corporate consulting company, he has worked with many of the top Fortune 500 companies worldwide.


He was a founder member of the sustainability advisory board at the UK Institute of Travel and Meetings and was, for 5 years, Head of Sustainability for Project ICARUS – a GBTA Foundation initiative to integrate sustainability into the way organizations manage, run and supply travel and meetings programs.
Bernard is a recognized sustainability commentator and regularly seen speaking and facilitating at leading industry events across Europe and North America.


He currently lectures in sustainability at Marbella University Business School and Cranfield University, as well as a trainer on the Global Sustainable Tourism Council Business Travel program. (part of the United Nations Foundation)


He was previously voted one of the ‘top 25 most influential executives in global corporate travel’ by Business Travel News.