A conversation with Jane Jie Sun: leading the way in global travel and female empowerment

About the event

A rare opportunity to have a conversation with the female CEO of one of the biggest online travel service providers.

Trip.com Group is one of the world’s leading online travel service providers comprising trip.com, Ctrip, Skyscanner, and Qunar, available in 24 languages across 39 countries and regions in 35 local currencies. As of June 2024, Trip.com has over 36,000 employees and a market capitalisation of $33.31 billion.

Jane Sun is the Chief Executive Officer and a member of the board of directors of Trip.com Group Limited. Ms. Sun joined the company as Chief Financial Officer in 2005 and subsequently served as Chief Operating Officer and Co-President before she was appointed to the position of CEO in 2016. Among the various awards and recognition, Ms. Sun was named one of Fortune’s Top 50 Most Powerful Women in Business for consecutive years and was also named in the Forbes World’s Most Powerful Women List. Ms. Sun received an Asia Society Asia Game Changer Award and was appointed a member of the Asia Society Board of Trustees. Forbes named her one of the Emergent 25: Asia's Latest Star Businesswomen and one of the Most Influential and Outstanding Businesswomen in China.

Since Ms. Sun's tenure as CFO began in 2005, Trip.com Group’s market capitalisation has increased more than twentyfold. She has championed innovative initiatives, particularly in supporting women in the workplace. These initiatives include contributions to a child education fund for new mothers, organising summer camps for employees’ children, providing free taxi rides for pregnant women and offering financial support for employees who wish to freeze their eggs.

Moderated by Sue Dopson, Deputy Dean for People and EDI and Professor of Organisational Behaviour, this event will be a rare opportunity to learn about a female business leader's journey to the upper ranks of corporate leadership, her unwavering dedication to fostering gender equality, and how progressive policies and leading by example have aided immense growth in a time of stagnation.

  • Jane profile
  • Sue Dopson