Our Team

Our Executive and Support Office team members

Gilpin Travel – our business leading your future.

Our team of highly experienced travel agents and travel professionals focus on delivering educated professional service with a smile and are backed with state-of-the-art technology offering multi channel online self booking options.

We look to work with people full of spirit, integrity and passion – because these qualities you simply can’t teach.

Our Executive Team

Keith Sumner

Managing Director

About Keith

Keith brings a wealth of commercial experience to Gilpin Travel, having worked for large multinationals such as Newscorp, Carter Holt Harvey and Heinz before deciding that business ownership was his real goal. Keith’s real passion is to develop his team and to ensure that clients are receiving the very best results they can from Gilpin Travel’s expertise. Keith is often called upon as a well respected travel provider to comment on the industry and is known as a knowledgeable and open source of information. 

Lisa Sumner

Director

About Lisa

Lisa formerly lectured at Manukau Polytechnic and was previously a business analyst with Datacom and Digital and a consultant with Peat Marwick. Lisa’s wealth of experience, both in and out of the travel industry, is invaluable when auditing client processes. If cost, time and resource savings are there, she will find them. 

Grant Avis

General Manager

About Grant

Grant has been with Gilpin Travel since 1995, where he began as short haul consultant. Over 20 years, Grant has been involved in all aspects of the business. Grant is a shareholder in the company, manages and mentors the corporate team, is an online expert and ultimately works to ensure all our clients’ needs are looked after.

Justine Beguely

Sales Director

About Justine

Justine brings over 18 years of experience working in the tourism and travel industry, encompassing travel management, online booking systems and hospitality. Justine is adept at travel policy compliance, training, mentoring, contract negotiation and bench marking as well as offering clients strategic and analytical insights to improve their business.

Our Team

Janette Trinder

Gilpin Travel – Consultant

Laura Campbell

Gilpin Travel – Consultant

Leah Anderton

Gilpin Travel – Consultant

Mel Davies

Gilpin Travel – Consultant

Penny Snell

Gilpin Travel – Consultant

Shevaun McGregor

Gilpin Travel – Consultant

Zhea Warden

Gilpin Travel – Consultant

Catherine Matthews

Gilpin Events – Events Manager

Kate Blewett

Gilpin Events – Events Manager

Sarah Hanrahan

Gilpin Performance – Senior Account Manager

Lianne Stott

Gilpin Private Travel – Manager

Jacqueline Liebenberg

Gilpin Private Travel – Consultant

Shelley Swainson

Operations Manager

Amanda Selvakumar

Help Desk Support

Jamie Gray

Account Development Manager

Metesh Patel

Reporting & Data Analyst

Chris Lawler

Finance & Admin Manager

Katy Juretich

Finance Assistant

Christine Maka

Finance Assistant

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Contact Us

Phone: +64 9 361 4730
Toll Free: 0800 800 798
Facsimile: +64 9 361 4731

Email: sales@gilpin.co.nz

Street Address:
Level 1, 14 Maidstone Street
Grey Lynn, Auckland 1021
New Zealand

Postal Address:
PO Box 99381 Newmarket
Auckland 1149

A proud member of

Contact Us

Phone: +64 9 361 4730
Toll Free: 0800 800 798
Facsimile: +64 9 361 4731

Email: sales@gilpin.co.nz

Street Address:
Level 1, 14 Maidstone Street
Grey Lynn, Auckland 1021
New Zealand

Postal Address:
PO Box 99381 Newmarket
Auckland 1149