Hansini Sharma

Practice Lead, Corporate Travel

corporate travel, travel

“I'm a great believer in luck, and I find the harder I work the more I have of it.”

Thomas Jefferson

Hansini Sharma leads the Travel Practice at Acquis Consulting Group and is a strategic thinker who views travel with the same mindset as other core operating functions by leveraging her business acumen across operations, procurement, and finance. Through a combination of 15 years of consulting and industry experience, Hansini has served numerous clients with their T&E needs. Her client engagements include acting as the program manager for large-scale travel program creation and implementations, leading strategic sourcing initiatives, advising on customer experience transformation, and providing IPO readiness support. She also serves as a mentor to several rising colleagues through the Acquis mentorship program and supports various internal initiatives at Acquis, such as driving fundraising efforts for and volunteering with the American Cancer Society.

Outside of her day job, Hansini is actively involved in the broader travel industry. She founded the first free global travel incubator in 2020 to provide guidance and mentorship to travel startups, of which two companies have already received funding or a deal with a legacy airline carrier. She serves on the BTN DE&I Steering Committee and BTN Innovate Steering Committee, where she speaks about her own experiences and works to create a more inclusive and collaborative industry. Hansini is a frequent speaker at BTN events and GBTA Conventions on topics as varied as building best-in-class programs to the metaverse and introducing NFTs to travel. In 2021, she became an advisor to the NYU Tisch Center of Hospitality Innovation Hub.

Hansini is a champion for innovation in the travel industry and is dedicated to and passionate about providing her clients with the tools to build and grow their businesses. Hansini lives in Manhattan and in her free time enjoys staying active, baking something new, spending time wandering through museums, and plotting her next trip. Hansini holds a BBA and BA from The University of Texas at Austin and an MBA in Finance and Strategy from New York University.

Industry Experience

  • Travel
  • Technology
  • Consumer Products
  • Retail

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