Locally Owned. Globally Connected. Dependably Yours.

Global Solutions manages global programs with local insight and consistent, dependable service.
Who we are
Global Solutions, a division of UNIGLOBE Travel, supports the unique corporate travel needs of multinational companies who want ideas, flexibility, transparency and dependability.
The network is comprised of leading Travel Management Companies in key markets around the globe. Each office has a commitment to service excellence and solutions-oriented program management. The network is governed and supported by our world headquarters in Vancouver, Canada. Our corporate governance framework is designed to support the company’s brand attributes of trust, integrity and flexibility.
Our Team
Our strength is in our people. With owners involved in local operations and long-term, committed team members in each of our offices, Global Solutions differentiates from the mega TMCs.
Andy Buerckner
Melbourne, Australia
Andrew Burroughes
London, UK
Alexander Buzukov
Moscow, Russia
Alok Kedia
New Delhi, India
Carl Buerckner
Melbourne, Australia
Christian Krause-Courdouan
Munich, Germany
Cyrus Rustamji
Toronto, Canada
Diane DeWit
Brussels, Belgium
David Kruschell
Calgary, Canada
Greg McCarthy
Sydney, Australia
Gordon Miller
Ottawa, Canada
Hashif Farid
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Howard Hunter
London, UK
Irv Wight
Vancouver, Canada
Ihab Hanna
Montreal, Canada
John Burroughes
London, UK
Jeff Verman
Toronto, Canada
Lourens Stamhuis
Amsterdam, Netherlands
Mark Crone
Toronto, Canada
Marie Magliano
New York, USA
Patrick Tytgadt
Sao Paulo, Brazil
Richard Gardner
Calgary, Canada
Rob Jansen
Amsterdam, Netherlands
Sunil Narain
New Delhi, India
Sai Rattan
Dubai, UAE
Saurabh Narain
New Delhi, India
Tessa Schulte
Amsterdam, Netherlands
Zul Shaikhali
Ottawa, Canada
World Headquarters
U. Gary Charlwood
CEO
U. Gary Charlwood
CEO
Gary founded UNIGLOBE Travel over 35 years ago, and continues to set the strategic vision and direction for the organization today. He is an internationally renowned speaker and an inductee to American Society of Travel Agents Hall of Fame.
Martin Charlwood
President
Martin Charlwood
President
Martin is responsible for executing against the strategic direction. As such he oversees day-to-day operations and is responsible for seeking growth opportunities worldwide.
Tracy Bartram
CFO
Tracy Bartram
CFO
Tracy’s extensive experience in finance and corporate services makes her an indispensable asset to the organization. She currently manages a global portfolio that includes finance, accounting, legal affairs, human resources and internal auditing.
Amanda Close
VP Global Operations
Amanda Close
VP Global Operations
Amanda is responsible for program development and implementation across the travel network. Her expertise in travel and tourism training helped in the development of projects and programs that support the UNIGLOBE business system.
Andrew Henry
VP Technology
and Industry
Relations
Andrew Henry
VP Technology and Industry Relations
Andrew oversees global technology strategy and supplier relations for the organization. With expertise in airlines, distribution and agency technology, he is responsible for both UNIGLOBE proprietary tools and a selection of best-in-market third-party offerings.
Chiyoko Kakino
VP Marketing
Chiyoko Kakino
VP Marketing
Chiyoko brings a fresh approach to travel marketing, with diverse industry experience that includes hospitality, real estate and financial services. Her portfolio covers the integrity of the Global Solutions brand and its parent company, UNIGLOBE.