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Travel Management Consulting

Managing business travel is a small but complex task in your company.

When your employees are frequently travelling, an efficient and smooth travel process is essential to avoid unnecessary expenses, prevent fraud and quickly reimburse them. Even when booking travel, there are usually significant savings we will identify together with you.

A modern travel management system gives your employees valuable time for the real jobs at the company. Together, you and we select suitable systems and optimise your processes, so that you can focus inside your company on productivity.

Why travel management? Our services


Successful projects


Satisfied costumers


Crew members


Current projects

Who me!


15 years of experience, also in the cloud

Since 2001, our team members have implemented many national and international travel management systems, and we have been supporting projects "in the cloud" since 2003 - long before the term even became popular.


Neutral advice

expenseBrain provides product and vendor-neutral business travel management consulting, helping you, the customer, to choose the system that best suits your needs. We accept no commissions or payments from providers - it is a part of our philosophy!


Future-oriented design

expenseBrain is pursuing the vision of fully automated end-to-end expense claims. We want manual entry to be a thing of the past, saving employees a massive amount of time. To do this, we are constantly in dialogue with customers and suppliers, driving innovations together.

Work with a unique crew

We are experts in our field

The pilots of expenseBrain

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Michael Zwickl

CEO from expenseBrain GmbH

Since 2003 I have been working in the environment travel management IT and cloud. As a Senior Consultant at BCD Travel, SAP Germany and my freelance work, I have gained experience in introducing travel planning, travel expense accounting, workflow, org management, process consulting, project management, optical archiving, reporting and quality assurance in numerous national and international projects. Together with other experienced colleagues, I founded the expenseBrain GmbH at the end of 2015 in order to give you the best possible support in global projects.

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Adrian Matt

CEO from travelBrain GmbH

My name is Adrian Matt and I've been involved in international & local travel management projects, in Switzerland and around the world for more than 25 years. In 2016, together with Michael Zwickl, I founded the expenseBrain GmbH. With my many years of professional experience, I look after the entire end-to-end process, from booking to billing and the associated travel booking and billing systems.

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Christian Elsässer

Executive Director & Travel Management Advisor

Over the last 20 years, I have led teams in change processes and helped travel managers gain valuable insights into complex decision-making situations.

My strengths lie in designing travel processes and building and sourcing technologies

I will guide your project as a true partner, and see my main task as being to encourage discussion and discussion within your team while bringing in outside knowledge into your decision-making process.

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