STRUCTURE

ASATA is headed up by a CEO and administered by a full-time secretariat. ASATA’s continued role and direction is guided by a board of Directors, in addition to Board sub committees and ad hoc Member Advisory Forums, comprising subject matter experts. ASATA’s board of directors are appointed through a board nomination committee and include representatives from all the leading travel brands.

Meet the Team

President

DINESH NAIDOO

Group Operations Director – Serendipity Worldwide Group

Vice President

SCHOLTZ FOURIE

Chief Financial Officer – Tourvest Travel Services

Treasurer

COLIN MITCHLEY

Chief Financial Officer – BidTravel

Board Member

OTTO DE VRIES

Chief Executive Officer – ASATA

Board Member

STEVE EGAN

Director – TWF

Board Member

TAMMY HUNT

Managing Director – eTravel

Board Member

VANYA LESSING

Chief Executive Officer – Sure Travel

Board Member

GARY MULDER

Financial Director – Club Travel

Board Member

FRANK PALAPIES

Chief Operating Officer MEA & Brazil – Wings Travel Management

Board Member

SAILESH PARBHU

Managing Director – XL Nexus Travel

Board Member

ANDREW STARK

Managing Director – Flight Centre Travel Group Middle East & Africa

Board Member

LANCE SMITH

Executive: Sales – Avis Budget Rent a Car, Southern Africa

Board Member

JACKIE TURNBULL

Managing Director – The Holiday Factory

Board Member

MLADEN LUKIC

General Manager – Travel Counsellors

ASATA STAFF

Barbara Viljoen

barbara@asata.co.za

Barabara viljoen

Hannie Erasmus

hannie@asata.co.za

Hannie Erasmus

Nivashnee Naidoo

nivashnee@asata.co.za