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