Michel Taride joins Knighthood Capital Advisory Board


Knighthood Capital is pleased to announce the appointment of Michel Taride to its Advisory Board.

A respected veteran and global executive within the travel and tourism industry and the smart mobility space, Mr Taride will become a strategic advisor to the Board, sharing the experience and insights he has gained in the course of a 38-year career. Having progressed through the ranks of the Hertz Corporation, a Fortune 500 company, he served in the last 15 years as the Group President responsible for all its International operations outside North America.

James Hogan said:

We’re honoured and delighted to have an advisor of Michel’s calibre on our team. We’ll undoubtedly benefit from his expertise and insights and look forward to working with him.

Michel Taride said:

I am truly excited to have the opportunity to join such a talented team of leaders who, thanks to their deep expertise and experience, can help anyone associated with travel and tourism to thrive, at both global and local levels.

Mr Taride is also a recognised advisor and mentor working globally with corporations, start-ups, investors, industry associations and think tanks.

Michel serves as the Chair of the Global Travel and Tourism Partnership (GTTP), a not for profit that operates in 15 countries and each year enables 700,000 students to build careers in travel and tourism, with the support of 10 global travel operators, teachers and governments.

He is also a Foreign Trade Advisor to the French Embassy in London.


For additional information please contact media@knighthoodcapital.com