Andy Phillipps


Trustee

Andy is a serial entrepreneur and an early stage investor in startups.  He co-founded and was CEO of Active Hotels, which his team grew to be the largest online hotel booking company in Europe before sale to Priceline.  Andy became CEO of priceline.com’s non US business where he initiated the purchase of Bookings BV and subsequent merger with Active to form Booking.com.  He subsequently bought into, and was chairman of, Toptable.com.  He continues to help set up and work with a number of technology startups across Europe.  In addition, he lectures in entrepreneurship at London Business School and INSEAD and makes seed investments in early stage tech or market place businesses.  He is an Ashoka Support Network member, fellow of the Judge business school at Cambridge University, and board member of Cambridge angels.