ABTA’s Governance and Board of Directors
ABTA Board, Council and Committee Members are elected from our membership.
Board of Directors 2017-18
Our Board of Directors is responsible for setting direction, providing an extra level of governance and giving our executive team support and advice.
Noel Josephides ABTA Chairman – Sunvil Holidays
Noel is Chairman of Sunvil Holidays, and has been on our Board of Directors since 2006. Noel is a representative Member with principal turnover less than £50m.
Daniele Broccoli – Britaly Travel
Daniele is Director at Typically Italian Holidays and Britaly Travel, and has been on our Board of Directors since 2006. Daniele is a representative Member with retail turnover less than £20m.
Amanda Campbell CBE – Non-Executive Director
Amanda is Chief Executive Officer and Deputy Ombudsman for the Parliamentary and Health Service Ombudsman and joined our Board of Directors in June 2016.
Katrina Cliffe – Non-Executive Director
Katrina is a Non-Member Director on our Board of Directors, and joined the Board in February 2015.
Kathryn Darbandi – Thomas Cook Group
Kathryn is Director of Retail and Customer Experience at Thomas Cook Group and joined our Board of Directors in June 2016.
Richard Downs – Iglu.com
Richard Downs is CEO of Iglu.com and joined our Board of Directors on 1 August 2013.
Jamie Gardiner – Diverse World Ltd
Jamie is Founder and Managing Director at Diverse World Ltd and joined our Board of Directors in 2017. Jamie is a representative Member with a principal turnover less than £50 million.
Stuart Leven – Vice President, EMEA and Managing Director of RCL Cruises Ltd
Stuart is Vice President, Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) and Managing Director of RCL Cruises Ltd and joined our Board of Directors in June 2017.
Alistair Rowland – The Midcounties Co-operative Ltd
Alistair is Group General Manager, Specialist Retail at Midcounties Co-operative and has been on our Board of Directors since 2012. Alistair is a representative Member with retail turnover more than £20m.
Rt Hon Baroness Stowell of Beeston MBE – Non-Executive Director
Baroness Tina Stowell is a former Leader of the House of Lords. Tina joined our Board of Directors in June 2017.
Derek Jones, DER Touristik UK Ltd
Derek is CEO of DER Touristik UK Ltd and joined our Board of Directors in February 2018.
Mark Tanzer – ABTA
Mark has been Chief Executive of ABTA since September 2005. He is responsible for the strategy and direction of the Association. Before joining ABTA Mark held senior strategy and corporate finance positions in a number of industry sectors, and was Group Strategy Director of Centrica plc., the parent company of British Gas and the Automobile Association.