Welcome to the new Atta Advisory Board

As you will all know we held nominations in December 2018 for the new Atta Advisory Board, which was confirmed and approved on 16th January 2019. The Advisory Board will take office for a period of two years, it consists of elected and co-opted members of the association and is responsible for the conduct, future growth and strategic vision of the association. The Advisory Board represent Atta members in the following geographical areas:

  • UK
  • Europe
  • East Africa
  • Southern Africa
  • South Africa
  • International Source Markets

Going forwards Atta would like to extend a warm welcome to the following members of our new Advisory Board:


UK Tour Operator

Ben Morison

Far and Wild Travel

UK Representation

Simon Beck

Orbital Communications


Alex Walters 

Great Plains Conservation


Jozef Verbruggen

Untamed Travelling

International Source Markets

James Haigh

Elewana Collection

East Africa (Kenya)

Stefano Cheli

Kitich Camp

East Africa (Tanzania)

John Corse

Serengeti Balloon Safaris

Southern Africa

Nick Aslin

Zambian Ground Handlers

South Africa

André Laget




Conservation & Sustainability  Shelley Cox African Conservation Travel 



Fellowship is granted to a former Director or Advisor who has made an exceptional contribution to the association, during his term of office. A Fellow can retain that honorary position for 6 years in order to provide long term continuity in the wise governance of the association.

Kenya Mohanjeet Brar Game Watchers Safaris 
Zimbabwe Ross Kennedy Africa Albida Tourism
UK Anita Powell Small World Marketing

Over the course of the next 12 weeks we will introduce everyone to the membership individually via Atta News.

On appointment of the new Advisory Board Atta Chair, Fiona Jeffery OBE says: “Many congratulations to all the elected Advisory Board Members. As Chair and with all my colleagues at Atta HQ we look forward very much to working with the Board and building on Atta’ s current success. We hope to continue to build Atta as a credible voice for African tourism. Also build Brand Africa by showcasing more widely the cultural, musical, fashion and artistic features unique to Africa as enhancements to the tourism experience as well as build on its Responsible Tourism credentials. It’s an exciting period and we look forward to working together on behalf of the membership very much.”