Flight Centre Travel Group: Euan McNeil

Euan McNeil has been the chief financial officer of the Flight Centre Travel Group since September 2018.

Euan McNeil has been the chief financial officer of the Flight Centre Travel Group since September 2018. 

Euan’s role is to grow the Flight Centre Travel Group’s business in the Middle East and Africa by monitoring their results and strengthening financial procedures, keeping them ahead of regulatory changes and global trends.

As a travel specialist with an accounting background, he tests both the operational and strategic direction of the organisation and works closely with the group’s executive management team to ensure the group’s financial integrity and wellbeing.

Before joining Flight Centre in 2013, he spent more than five years at PwC, first as an article clerk based in Sunninghill, and later as an assistant manager and manager of PwC’s Sunninghill CIPS Assurance Division. During this time he also spent six months working in assurance for their San Jose office in California, USA.

He graduated Cum Laude from the University of Johannesburg and holds a B Com degree with Honours in Accounting. 

For Euan, home is in Johannesburg, South Africa, with his wife and two daughters. He is enthusiastic about sports and enjoys a game of golf as well as relaxing with his friends. 

Work
2018 - Present    Chief Financial Officer, Middle East & Africa, Flight Centre                                            Travel Group 
2015 - 2018         General Manager, FCM Travel Solutions SA
2013 - 2015         Financial Controller - Corporate Traveller and FCM, Flight Centre
2012 - 2013         Manager, PwC South Africa
2011 - 2012         Assistant Manager, PwC
2010 - 2011         Senior Associate, PwC
2008 - 2010         Trainee Accountant, PwC

Education
2007 - 2007         B.Com Honours, Accounting, UJ
2004 - 2006         B.Com, Cum Laude, Accounting, UJ
                               Matric, Benoni High School

About Flight Centre Travel Group: Flight Centre Travel Group is an Australian based international travel company and the largest retail travel outlet in Australia. Its global operations include stores in New Zealand, the United States, United Kingdom and Canada, as well as outlets in India, UAE, China, Hong Kong, Ireland, Singapore, and South Africa. Flight Centre Travel Group is listed on the Australian Stock Exchange with an annual total turnover of $16 billion sales as at June 2015. It has more than 2,500 stores in 10 different countries with over 18,000 staff and owns several niche brands, including Student Flights, Escape Travel, Cruiseabout, Top Deck, 99 Bikes, Buffalo Tours and Liberty Travel.

Flight Centre South Africa was incorporated in January 1994 and, as the largest travel specialist in the country it owns over 170 businesses incorporating both leisure, wholesale and corporate brands.