Lyell is the Vice-President, Sales and Business Development at WestJet. He joins WestJet from American Express Canada, where he was Vice-President and General Manager of Business Travel Canada for the last five years. Prior to that, Lyell was President of Navigant International Canada, a subsidiary of Navigant International, which is one of the largest travel management companies in North America. Lyell is a chartered accountant with a bachelor of business management from Ryerson in Toronto. A native of Ontario, Lyell is based in Toronto.