We Have Landed: Meet the TPG UK Staff

The Points Guy UK has officially landed. The London-based team is going to bring UK residents the best points and miles advice so they can maximize their travel. And to do that, they’ve assembled a team of passionate experts. You can follow the team on Instagram to stay up-to-date on all things TPG UK. And, …

The Issues Man UK has formally landed. The London-based staff goes to carry UK citizens the most productive issues and miles recommendation so they may be able to maximize their trip. And to do this, they’ve assembled a staff of passionate mavens. You’ll be able to practice the staff on Instagram to stick up-to-date on all issues TPG UK. And, prior to you do this, right here’s a take a look at every staff member who’s going to be in this journey.

Ben Smithson — Senior Creator

Initially from Australia, Ben has been dwelling in London for the previous 3 years, and is finishing his undertaking to seek advice from each and every nation in Europe. Ben joins TPG UK as a full-time Senior Miles & Issues Creator, after operating as a contract creator for One Mile At A Time.

Favorite airplane: Airbus A380

Window or aisle? Window, at all times

Favorite vacation spot: Hong Kong

Maximum memorable flight: Qatar Airlines Qsuite from Doha to London


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The pretty Moroccan blue town of #Chefchaouen

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Christian Kramer — Normal Supervisor

Christian leads the London-based TPG staff, and was once one of the most authentic TPG UK hires. After a 16-year occupation, Christian left the banking international, permitting his interior AvGeek to return via.

Favorite airplane: Queen of the Skies (Boeing 747)
Window or aisle? Window
Favorite vacation spot: San Francisco
Maximum memorable flight: Thai firstclass when I used to be the one passenger within the cabin.




Dan Ross — Content material Manufacturer

Daniel’s hobby for all issues aviation began as a child, occurring day journeys together with his dad and more youthful brother to Newcastle Airport to easily watch the planes. He later became his hobby for aviation and trip right into a occupation via getting a Masters in Air Delivery Control at Loughborough College. Fluent in French, Portuguese and Spanish, he’s lived far and wide the sector, in spots like Annecy, São Paulo and Barcelona. As a Content material Manufacturer for TPG UK, he can’t wait to get the United Kingdom serious about issues, miles and all issues planes.

Favorite airplane: Airbus A380

Window or aisle? Window — at all times

Favorite vacation spot: Rio de Janeiro

Maximum memorable flight: When a Brazilian lady informed me that I will have to were Brazilian in a previous existence as a result of I’ve a Brazilian soul.


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When a drunken dialog within the pub on a Saturday afternoon leads to a final minute commute to Lyon for dinner on Sunday 🧀 🇫🇷 et non, je ne regrette rien 🤷🏼‍♂️

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Emily McNutt — International Information Editor

As TPG‘s International Information Editor, Emily is accountable for coordinating information efforts between america and UK workplaces. Were given a tip? Percentage it:

Favorite airplane: Airbus A380
Window or aisle? Window
Favorite vacation spot: Cape The town
Maximum memorable flight: Emirates firstclass — despite the fact that just for 49 mins.











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Emirates First Elegance lived as much as my expectancies after which some — despite the fact that I handiest were given to fly it for 49 mins.


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Jean Arnas — Head of Video

Jean creates and directs all of the video content material for TPG UK. Jean has taken his digicam to over 80 international locations prior to now 10 years, growing a singular and closely AvGeek-inspired strategy to video storytelling.

Favorite airplane: Boeing 747 — higher deck please

Window or aisle? Window, at all times!

Favorite vacation spot: Bangkok

Maximum memorable flight: Flying my boyfriend to São Paulo and again for his first time in Brazil. The go back in a complicated flat mattress with BA Membership Global was once £27, a couple of Avios and an improve voucher.


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Subsequent prevent: Bermuda 🇧🇲 #flyba #top notch #bermuda

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Kathleen Porter Kristiansen — Circle of relatives Creator

Kathleen writes the circle of relatives content material for TPG UK. She’s a mum of 2 and dual-national Brit/American who lives in London. She earned over 1,000,000 miles travelling as a Town solicitor and maximised each her maternity leaves touring the sector together with her circle of relatives.

Favorite airplane: British Airlines Boeing 787
Window or aisle? Aisle (children take the window)
Favorite vacation spot: Vietnam
Maximum memorable flight: First out of the country at 19 — Boston to Brussels on Sabena (RIP)




Liam Spencer — Social Media Editor

Liam’s preliminary eagerness to trip stemmed from looking at a tender Leo DiCaprio discover a far off tropical paradise in Danny Boyle’s The Seashore again in 2013. He was once en path to a college open day on the time, and whilst the direction wasn’t proper for him, he did make it to Koh Phi Phi and Maya Bay 4 years later. In between all that, Liam dived into the sector of sports activities journalism prior to becoming a member of Information UK logo Dream Staff FC as Social Media Supervisor. There, he was once accountable for rising and tasty an target audience of over 3.Five million passionate sports activities enthusiasts.

Favorite airplane: Boeing 747-400

Window or aisle? Aisle

Favorite vacation spot: Los Angeles

Maximum memorable flight: Scenic excursion of Fraser Island in a GA-Eight Airvan


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I paintings at Heathrow now

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Lori Zaino — Senior Creator

Lori’s eclectic trip tastes and sense of journey have taken her to nearly 50 international locations over six continents, a few of her favorites being Cuba, (Southern) Italy, Myanmar, Sri Lanka and Senegal. She left her process in New York Town operating in style for a extra nomadic way of life, shifting to Madrid, Spain in 2008. Lori is bilingual in Spanish and English, and writes all kinds of helpful and a laugh way of life, issues and trip content material. Her trip recommendation is to hold with the locals and at all times with politeness ask for an improve.

Favorite airplane: Airbus A380 — it’s massive and in fee
Window or aisle? Aisle — I’m stressed
Favorite vacation spot: It’s arduous to pick out only one! Trinidad, Cuba is likely one of the maximum vibrant and colourful puts I’ve ever visited. Borneo was once a real natural world journey. And Sicily for the meals, wine and native tradition.
Maximum memorable flight: Emirates firstclass at the A380. When will I ever get a possibility to bathe at 30,00zero ft once more?! Again on Ryanair now…











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Critically bearing in mind a relocation to a spot like Cartagena, stuffed with daring colours and tropical plants. #structure #colombia #cartagena #stunning #plants #colonial #trip #colombify


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Nicky Kelvin — Director of Content material

Nicky is the Director of Content material for and face of TPG UK, and oversees the introduction of UK targeted content material. Nicky spent years as a report label attorney and avid traveler sharing his miles and issues pointers beneath the guise ‘Miles Rich person’.

Favorite airplane: Boeing 74-

Window or aisle? Window at all times!

Favorite vacation spot: Tel Aviv

Maximum memorable flight: After having had all my assets stolen and got rid of two flights, I in the end were given on a night BA departure from Tel Aviv to London and were given upgraded from financial system to revel in my first time in firstclass!


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Putting out beneath Jumbos. 🕺🏻✈ @british_airways #BA100 #landor #avgeek

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