Meet the team of travel enthusiasts driving Forward_, who are wholeheartedly working to make this ambitious project a reality that will enhance the travel industry when it is most needed.

Travel Enthusiast & Founder
Toursim Professional specialized in the application of digital innovation, technologies and marketing evolution within the sector.
At the end of 2014, after having head up the ITH Department (Instituto Tecnológico Hotelero) for 6 years, he co-founded The Digital Band SL, a consultancy helping companies in initial stages of growth in order to maximise their income statement through Innovation, Technology, Marketing and Communication. In 2019 Forward_ was created, an international community made up of specialists from the different segments of the tourism sector with a purpose to redefine post-Covid tourism and increase the tourist offer of the various destinations.In addition to his responsibilities at TDB, since 2014 he has collaborated as an analyst for the Spanish market for Phocuswright, and since 2020 as an advisor at LÚAfund. Fabian is also an International lecturer and professor at various Universities and Masters.

Travel Enthusiast & Operations (External)

With over 15 years in the Events Industry, Natalie started her career in the United Kingdom where she was born and completed her studies, graduating from the University of Canterbury with a degree in European Studies & Italian.

In 2005 she left the UK for Madrid and began her DMC experience with Kuoni Madrid. Soon after she joined AIM Group International (a leading company in events and congresses management, with an experience of more than 50 years and more than 2000 events managed per year between their 13 International offices) and in 2010 became Country Manager for Spain, responsible for Madrid & Barcelona offices, heading up a team of international staff divided between three main departments, DMC & Special Events, Congress & Corporate Events. In 2020 she became International director for the group, and is now responsible for the DMC growth and development of 9 international offices.

Travel Enthusiast & Media

Founder of Premium Comunicación agency in 2004, she is Major in Hispanic Language and Literature and has a Master’s Degree in Journalism. She has developed her career in different areas, related to information, communications and public relations. With almost two decades of experience in Corporate Communications, she is an expert in launching new companies, brand repositioning, and defining and implementing communications and media relations strategies, targeting key audiences. Thanks to her experience as a journalist in several Spanish editorial groups (Prisa, Unidad Editorial, Vocento, Hearst …) she has developed a deep knowledge of media dynamics, which she applies in the communications plans and campaigns that she designs for her clients. Before turning to consultancy, she worked as a teacher at the University of Deusto and at the University of St. Andrews (United Kingdom).

Travel Enthusiast & Media

As independent consultant for more than a decade, he has advised companies from different sectors on Corporate Communication, Crisis and Reputation issues. With more than 20 years of experience in consultancy, during in Fernando’s long career he has worked for numerous companies, both national and international. He holds a Major in Philosophy and History, as well as a Master’s Degree in Foundation Management and Postgraduate Degree in Politics and Elections Communications. Fernando started his career as a professor and later devoted himself to journalism, collaborating and writing for relevant outlets from key editorial groups. He has also been Communications Director in different companies, such as Planner Reed and Reputation Institute Spain and Latam. Founder of the fundraising company for the third sector Double Direction, he is also a member of the Association of Communication Directors (Dircom) and of the Political Communication Association (Acop).

Travel Enthusiast & Partners

Over 20 years’ experience in the hospitality industry, Vicente has developed his professional career in the commercial area in NH Hotel Group taking different roles such as Sales Executive, National Leader of the Commercial Development Department and SMEs, Companies & Public Sector Manager and Area Sales Manager (Madrid). His main responsabilities included Sales, Pricing, Commercial strategy, Sales & Marketing plan, Budget, Business Development and leading a multidisciplinary team.
Optimistic hotelier, passionate about tourism, with a strong vocation for service, excellence, focused on the client as a priority and results- oriented. Proactive in motivating himself and motivating others are the pillars of his career.


Irene is a Graphic Design and web creator professional, with more than 20 years of experience. She is specialized in Branding and web design.She is active, passionate, non-conformist, perfectionist and determined. She is always working on a project because she does not like idle hands.

Her work history has seen her pass through various small to medium design studios in agencies where at times she had to learn every aspect of the industry through her own initiative. This has absolutely defined her professional career.


Full Stack Developer

Roberto is an IT professional with more than 20 years of experience in all the fields of Software Engineering. Currently he is specialized in Web Architecture and E-Commerce.

He commenced his professional career as a low-level programmer of electrical components (Assembler C) to later found his own company dedicated to courses in ICT (Information and Communication Technologies). As of a few years ago, he spends his time in various web-based projects for small and medium businesses as well as the Public Sector.

Of his many skills, he is well known for his versatility, technical experience and his capacity to work under pressure. Plus his dedication and creative genius shine through when he has to affront and solve new challenges.

We want to have professionals and leaders who want to step forward, becoming protagonists of a transformation of the tourism sector, towards its roots, towards its values of discovery and emotion, as well as towards the most innovative transformation. We want to count on you and your ideas.


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