David Rickard

Senior Business Travel Consultant

The Essex Mo Farah. When Dave isn’t booking travel for our clients, you can find him running around London setting times that will make you feel extremely unfit. Our clients love Dave both for his lightning quick sense of humour and attention to detail.

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Name three guests (dead or alive) that you would invite to a dinner party and why?

Stephen Spielberg, the man is a genius and has directed many of my favourite films. I could spend hours and hours listening to him talk about movies; Mo Farah, having run a fair bit myself and followed his career from the start, I’d love to pick his brains and hear his stories; Tom Hanks, one of my favourite actors and he comes across as a really funny and decent bloke, so would probably also have some great stories to tell.

How long have you been in the travel industry for?

Twenty two years

What are your pet hates?

Slow walkers and having to repeat myself

What TV series have you recently watched and what would you rate it out of 10?

Story of Science Fiction, 8/10

If you had three wishes what would you wish for?

A healthy life, lots of laughs and world peace

What is your favourite meal?

Dexter ribeye steak

Window, middle or aisle-seat?


What is your favourite place to travel to and why?

I’d probably say Majorca. Its got great beaches, lots of sunshine, great food and only a 2 hours flight away

If you weren’t working in travel, what would you like to be doing?

Something in sport, maybe a personal trainer

If you won the lottery what would be the first thing you would do?

A big party with close friends and family

Do you have a party trick? If so what is it?

I can juggle

If you were stuck on a desert island name the one item you would take with you?

A volleyball called Wilson

Is a jaffa cake a cake or a biscuit?


Mountain or beach?

I love to ski but also love to lazy about on a beach…beach!