Let's talk. We're open

(858) 523-9000

Meet the team

Everyone at Scott Dunn has a deep, abiding love of travel. When you speak to our travel experts you'll quickly realize that they all have first hand experience of their areas and love the chance to show off their expertise. Here we put faces to the names so you can learn more about them.

You may have stumbled across us online but first and foremost we're real people in real offices. It's our people and their travel expertise that set us apart from the rest. When you talk to us, you’re tapping into a wealth of knowledge--we're the eyes and ears of the travel world. Why spend hours researching unknown destinations, checking flight routes and transfers, when our specialists will share their wisdom to create a seamless journey that is hands down amazing, every detail anticipated for your peace of mind.

Find out more about the people you're likely to encounter on the end of the phone; who they are, where they’ve been, their favorite places and top travel tips.

Our ski specialists

Meet our safari specialists

Meet our Far East specialists

Our Far East specialists here at Scott Dunn have an incredible wealth of knowledge and passion for this vast, diverse and fascinating part of the world. Having each traveled extensively throughout the region, from China, Japan and Burma to the remote corners of Indonesia’s spice islands and everywhere in between, they have immersed themselves in unique cultures, encountered spectacular wildlife and discovered the truly unique experiences the Orient has to offer. The Far East team pride themselves on creating unique and unforgettable adventures amongst the colorful landscapes and exotic cultures of Asia, along with supremely relaxing beach escapes at some of the most spectacular hotels in the world.

Our Indian subcontinent specialists

Our Caribbean specialists

Our Mediterranean specialists

Our Indian Ocean specialists

Our Europe specialists

Our dedicated Europe specialists all have an incredible wealth of knowledge and passion of the area. They have lived in and traveled extensively throughout the region and all spend many weeks each year visiting different parts to keep up to date with the best places to stay, eat and explore. Their first-hand knowledge means that they can create the perfect European vacation for our guests.

Meet our Australasia specialists

Meet our South & Central America specialists

Our North America specialists

Our Middle East specialists

Management team

Find out more about the Scott Dunn management team.

London office

Our London office houses around 120 members of our team, including many of our travel specialists, our IT and marketing teams.

Chichester office

Our Chichester office houses around 55 staff, including travel specialists, operations and accounts staff.

Alexa Steele

I fell in love with travel whilst studying in Spain, experiencing the culture, language and food first hand just drew me in, and I quickly developed a desire to see new places. After university I spent 6 months in Asia and then a year in Latin America. I feel most at home when outdoors; whether it is wandering around a new city, relaxing on a beach or heading off on a full day hike.

Alice Moseley

My passion for travel began when I lived in Hong Kong. Since then I have continued to travel visiting islands in the Indian Ocean and the Caribbean. Explored the Middle East including Oman and the UAE, hopped around Europe, visited Asia, Australia and New Zealand, and nearly made it to the top of Mount Kilimanjaro.

Alice Peal

I have to say, I’m a self-confessed ski addict and sunshine hunter. I love an adventure whatever the weather! I think my love of traveling and exploring new places is genetic – my 94 year old Granny is still taking herself off on long and exciting journeys around the globe.

Alison Carey

There's nothing I love more than planning a new adventure. I'm definitely the type of person who is always dreaming about my next trip and learning about new destinations and experiences.

Amber Hopkins

My passion for travel was kindled at an early age when vacationing with my family – experiencing safari in South Africa, witnessing the geothermal wonders of Iceland, and multiple USA road trips to name but a few – eventually underpinning my decision to read Geography at University and pursue a career in travel.

Amy Cammann

Having started skiing as a child and fallen in love with the mountains and all things winter, I decided to spend a year doing winter and summer seasons when I left school. That year turned into nine years of working in some beautiful winter and summer resorts. I have skiied in some incredible resorts across the Alps and Dolomites and can safely say that my heart remains in the mountains.

Amy Ropner

Living, breathing and seeing exciting places is an endless pursuit and so working in travel was the only job for me. Each place in the world inevitably has its own appeal yet my passion is focused on Asia; whether it's the authentic food, fascinating people or verdant and dramatic landscapes it really continues to capture my attention.

Ana Albiol

Having been born into the travel industry with my father working for a major European airline, I have been lucky enough to grow up with the world at my feet. Over the years, I've traveled to most continents with the exception of South America and Australasia and I hope that these are areas I can tick off my list in the next few years with my son in tow, a joy for travel clearly runs in our genes.

Andrew Dunn

Andrew Dunn wanted to ski for free, so at the age of 22, he set up his own ski company in 1986. Now Scott Dunn has become one of the market leaders in luxury customized travel. It’s Andrew’s passion for travel and attention to detail that drives the company philosophy that nothing is too much trouble and that those who travel with Scott Dunn are not just vacationmakers, they are our guests.

Anna Chaplin

For as long as I can remember, I have always wanted to travel and see the world. I love adventure, it was probably instilled in me from a young age by my parents, who would always whisk my brothers and I away on action packed trips across the States and later around Europe. Since then I've been very lucky to go on and travel many parts of Asia, Australia, the Caribbean and the Maldives.

Anna Crowther

I don’t think there’s anything better than packing a bag, grabbing your passport and boarding a plane to get away from the hustle and bustle of everyday life. I’ve been lucky enough to travel to some incredible places in Europe and the Mediterranean as well as a little further afield.

Anna Hearn

A family safari to Zambia in 1991 kick-started my love for the continent and its wildlife - I returned, first for four months in Zimbabwe after my A levels, and every year until I gave up the call of the City and decamped to Zambia to train as a guide.

Anna Bleasdale

I joined Scott Dunn in 2007 and have spent most of my time heading up our Oceans and Islands team, however, I have most recently been involved in launching our fantastic new North America program and am now working on expanding this exciting new area to offer our guests some fantastic new adventures.

Blanche Drysdale

Growing up in Portugal with family from Scotland, South Africa and Australia, traveling has been a part of my life since I can remember. I love experiencing and learning about new cultures, customs and languages, and very rarely return to the same spot twice. My favorite place to be is outdoors, whether soaking up sunshine while floating in the sea, or hiking up a mountain to enjoy the views.

Bronwen May

My first experince of skiing was at the tender age of four, and unfortunately I can't say that I took to it like a duck to water. A few years later it finally clicked, and my love for skiing grew. I have since been lucky enough to ski in the some of the best resorts that Europe has to offer! Val d'Isère is my firm favorite having completed two amazing seasons there!

Anna Payne

Originally from New Zealand, I always knew I wanted to venture over to the Northern Hemisphere at some point. This opportunity came in 2008 when I had saved up enough money to buy a one-way ticket to London. My idea was to spend two years working and traveling through Europe but plans change and nine years later, I am still here!

Anne Bamber

Europe has so many different countries to explore and is so easily accessible, both in travel time and for families or adventurous couples. It’s the perfect destination for me to sell, having always been a lover of languages and cultural nuances – I’m spoiled for choice with just one continent!

Annie Foot

A gap year spent in Tanzania kick-started my love for the African continent and I have returned at every opportunity since, including spending a year studying African politics in Stellenbosch, South Africa. I am always on the lookout for somewhere new to explore, but continue to return to old favorites - Cape Town and the Winelands in particular.

Bella Collins

The urge to see the world must run in my blood: my mum left home when she was 16 years old to travel the globe as a scuba diving teacher (she returned home 16 years later!). Growing up in England, we spent every other Christmas getting under the skin of remote countries from Thailand to Tanzania, Morocco, India and Guatemala, with summers spent exploring Europe.

Ben Peters

I fell in love with the States when I drove the iconic Route 66, an unforgettable experience and one which I could not reccommend highly enough. Whether an excursion exploring many of the beautiful national parks, a day relaxing on the beach, the hustle and bustle of major international cities or being amongst the incredible wildlife, there is always something for everyone in the States.

Brian Wewege

Brian joined Scott Dunn in August 2015 having relocated, with his wife and 2 children, from sunny South Africa. He has spent the last 13 years with &Beyond, the leading luxury safari lodge and tour operator in Southern and East Africa, as well as South Asia, and was appointed IT Director in September 2010.

Camilla Swift

Other than several family vacations in various European countries whilst growing up, my first real opportunity to discover the soul of another culture was in my gap year at 18, when I spent six months teaching in a primary school in rural Mexico, and living with the friendliest of Mexican families in a small village.

Camilla Whitworth

I was born in the Philippines with parents who had a real passion for travel and a thirst for adventure. As a child I was taken trekking in the Himalayas on shaggy ponies, climbed volcanoes in New Zealand and sailed around the world. This enthusiasm to explore was installed in me, and from a young age I have always thought about the next place to visit.

Cammie Burke

I was first introduced to the world of travel at a young age by my grandparents. My grandmother made me keep a travel journal and every night I would write down everything I did that day. At the time it was a chore but now I look back and love reliving those memories. My passion for travel has only grown since then and I’ve been fortunate to travel and live in some amazing European destinations.

Charlotte Austin

My passion for travel began when I was taken to many different destinations as a child. This wanderlust has only increased with age and I now love visiting new places and am constantly asking myself "What is next on the list?"

Charlotte Boadle

For as long as I can remember, travel has been a great passion of mine - every time I go away, I come back with an even bigger list of destinations I want to go to next! Having been able to spend many vacations abroad with both family and friends, my love for travel developed further when I spent six months traveling around South America and South East Asia.

Charlotte Carter

I have a passion for travel and really enjoy visiting new countries. My time abroad at the University of Maine, USA combined with my summer in Pennsylvania at Camp America simply furthered my love of travel. I am also a keen skier and adore the stunning scenery and fresh air that can be found in the mountains.

Charlotte Winter

Since living in the USA in my early childhood, I've always had a passion for travel and exploring the new. After finishing university, I packed my bags and went on a five month trip to South East Asia, Australia and New Zealand and had the most incredible time. Since working at Scott Dunn, I've had the opportunity to explore Bali, Delhi, Rajasthan and Kerala.

Cheska Lowe

Having long been afflicted with ‘wanderlust’, I have always loved to travel, and am most at home when I’m on the road, map in hand. I find that the more you travel, the longer your wish list gets, so you simply have to just keep exploring. My love for all things Latin stems from my parents for the most part, who lived for a number of years in Venezuela.

Chloe Henderson

From an early age I have been lucky enough to travel extensively due to my family and I having always been keen to visit new places. From spending family summers in Portugal’s most southern region, the Algarve, exciting ski breaks in Europe, North America & Canada, living and studying in Paris, backpacking in Asia, diving in the Red Sea, to vacationing in the cosmopolitan city of Dubai.

Claire Walker

My love of travel and exploring new places came from traveling to America to visit family from a very young age and also my Dad who traveled throughout the world with the Navy. As a child I spent every summer in the Mediterranean, so being a Mediterranean Specialist and sending families to picturesque resorts with sandy beaches and excellent food is just perfect.

Clare Leigh

After 10 ski seasons, 5 of which I established and ran my own chalet company and 6 summer seasons working overseas in France, Italy, Greece and New Zealand, I decided it was about time that I returned to the UK to make an honest living!

Clare Monro

Spending the third year of university in Egypt made me fall head over heels in love with the Arab world, particularly with Egypt. Whilst there I got the chance to travel to Jordan, Syria and Turkey, as well as visiting all corners of Egypt itself. It's such a diverse country but my favorite part is the Western Desert, particularly Siwa! It is so peaceful, but with loads of adventures to be had.

Daniel Smith

I worked in Pharmaceuticals until a Tag Rugby Tour to Uganda opened my eyes to travel. Since then I have traveled to the India Subcontinent, my specialist area, over ten times. Explored a good chunk of West Africa and spent 9 months exploring Latin America.

Daniela Bolivar

Being from Venezuela and working as a Travel Co-ordinator with the Latin America team makes me feel closer to home. It’s great to be able to talk to guests about how amazing this region of the world is and the myriad of sceneries, cultures and activities it offers.

Dominic Atterton

Somewhere on a deserted Mexican beach I worked out what I wanted to do for the rest of my life. Since returning from my travels in Central and South America in 2004 I have never looked back and have been working hard to expand my knowledge of the best destinations and experiences that the world has to offer.

Elizabeth Bray

I’m very excited to have joined Scott Dunn as a Caribbean and Indian Ocean specialist. I started my career front of house at the renowned Le Manoir aux Quat’ Saisons in Oxford and have since traveled widely around the world, including Australia, New Zealand and South East Asia.

Emma Mark

My first trip to India over 10 years ago really instilled in me a deep passion for the sub-continent which keeps on drawing me back again and again. It’s my love of India and globetrotting in general that led me into the travel industry in 2009.

Emma Spence

With a background in finance and recruitment, Emma’s focus as VP Operations is very much on the engine room at Scott Dunn USA. Having been Finance Director and board member at Aardvark Safaris for nearly 20 years, Emma, along with husband John, joined the Scott Dunn management team in April 2016.

Faye Compton

I have always loved traveling, I was lucky enough to go on many family vacations to wonderful destinations from a very young age and the travel bug really embedded itself back then. Europe is such an amazing continent and great for all ages. I absolutely love Italy with its stunning lakes and amazing history but a firm favorite of mine is Greece, it's hard to beat those crystal clear waters!

Fran Weekes

I have always had a huge interest in other countries and cultures, which only grew after living in Thailand teaching English. The huge wealth of diversity within one country, from the buzzing city lights of Bangkok to the mysterious beauty of Chiang Mai ignited my passion even more.

Gemma Dobson

I‘ve worked in the travel industry since 1995 and specialized in selling the Caribbean for many of those years. I love the Caribbean islands, the people, the culture and the laid back atmosphere.

Georgina Carlisle

Whoever said "There’s no place like home", in my view, could not be more wrong. I am very fortunate to have traveled to many countries as a result of my mother’s wanderlust. Whether it be campervanning around New Zealand, soaking up the vibrant Cuban culture, drinking tea in the Sri Lankan Tea Plantations or carving up the pistes in Europe, I most certainly have the travel bug!

Grace Holton

After traveling the world post university, I planned on doing ‘just one’ ski season to get the wanderlust out of my system… this didn’t quite go to plan as my love for the mountains turned into a career and I ended up doing 8 seasons overseas in Austria, Italy and Greece. My favorite place to visit come sunshine or snow has to be Italy, mainly because of the food and the stunning scenery.

Graham Horner

Graham joined Scott Dunn in January 2014, following five years as Marketing Director at the Telegraph. With previous senior marketing roles at Coca-Cola and the Nectar Card, Graham has amassed a wealth of experience in media, customer loyalty and communications and is busy putting this all to work in growing the Scott Dunn brand.

Hannah Fullagar

As a child I was lucky enough to be taken on regular European vacations, which is where my passion for travel and true appreciation for the beach began. Everyday life back home just doesn’t compare to the excitement of exploring new places, meeting new people and making unforgettable memories.

Harriet Whitmarsh

My first love has always been wildlife so of course Africa was going to push all my buttons. I was lucky enough to find myself running tours in East Africa for 5 years as a primate specialist. In my free time, I of course took every opportunity to explore other parts of Southern, Eastern and Northern Africa and recently returned from a 4x4 road trip through Southern Africa.

Heather May

From a young age, skiing has been my strongest passion and has allowed me to travel in Europe and North America and I was fortunate enough to begin working with Scott Dunn when completing my ski seasons in St Anton and Val d'Isère. I went on to complete a summer season in Mallorca, working in our wonderful catered villas. I am now based in our California office as a Travel Co-ordinator.

Helen McKenzie

I’ve always loved traveling and other cultures, languages and landscapes which prompted a 6 month round-the-world trip when I was 18, a second trip round South America a couple of years later and a degree in French and English.

Holly Brightwell

Having conquered India and Asia; from the Himalayas to the Mekong, deserted Philippino islands to trekking with Orang utans, I turned my attention to North America. Everything is huge... vast canyons, expanses of vivid orang rock in Utah, Sequioa trees in Yosemite and giant Roman-esque natural temple formations in Bryce, nothing so far has beaten it.

Hugo Snell

I was born in Australia and ever since then my love of travel has taken me all around the world. I have experienced back-packing in South America, heli-skiing in Whistler, VW Camper road trips around Europe, city breaks in Paris, Dubrovnik and Rome and many other amazing places. My passion for both skiing and golf keeps me busy regardless of the season!

Jack Mace

Travel has always been a huge part of my life. From a young age, whenever I was whisked away by my family, I was always fascinated at how each country offers you a completely new experience – the sights, the smell, the food, and most importantly the people. It wasn’t until my gap year when I spent five months traveling with friends, that I properly fell in love with Asia.

James Ferguson

I have always had a keen interest in European Travel, ever since I went to Tuscany on a school exchange as a teenager. I studied languages at university and have worked in travel ever since, both overseas and in UK based roles. I have lived in Northern Italy, the Spanish Pyrenees and the French Alps, and worked as a tour guide in Rome, Florence and Venice.

James Leet-Cook

Although I have been lucky enough to visit many places around the world, it is never enough and every time I go on a trip I come back with a few more destinations on my list to visit. I’m not the type of person who chills out by the pool all day; I like to stay active which is why I love skiing and surfing vacations.

James Robertson

Several seasons spent teaching sailing in warm sunny places cemented my love for living and experiencing different countries and people, so when the time came to come back to the UK, a career in travel was the only sensible option for me. My specialty is hunting down the very best beaches, hotels and experiences in some of the most beautiful locations in the world.

Jenny James

I have always been passionate about travel, especially skiing. I learned to ski at a young age, I was lucky enough to be introduced by my parents who encouraged me into ski school, despite my reluctance at times! I completed a season in Val d’Isere and ski instructed during University in Italy. Since then I have traveled to the US, Thailand and explored a large amount of Europe.

Jessica Campbell

For me it has never just been about simply traveling to a country, I really want to get to know the place - get under its skin. As a result I have now lived and worked in five different countries (the 5th being England which I cannot help but come back to each time). My most recent and most brilliant venture took me to India, more specifically Mumbai, where I lived and traveled in 2013.

Jessica Hayes

My interest or more appropriately obsession with travel started as soon as I was old enough to hold an Atlas, from the beaches of Bondi, to the Winelands of South Africa to the tree tops of the Amazon I have been fortunate to have traveled many countries and cover every continent.

Kirsty Harper

My passion to travel has grown from being lucky enough to travel from a young age with my parents sharing their passion to explore different countries, from visiting the Great Wall of China in the snow, watching the sunrise over Machu Picchu and exploring the islands of the Caribbean I knew that working in the travel industry was for me!

John Spence

Once a white water rafting guide on the world renowned rapids of the Zambezi River, my first encounter with Africa was as a mixologist in a Cape Town cocktail bar. It was the beginning of a life-long love affair with the continent—a passion that has grown across countless journeys on horseback, by canoe, light aircraft, on foot, and behind the wheel of a car.

Jules Maury

A child of ex-pat parents, I have lived all over the world with a particular emphasis on Hong Kong, Switzerland and in more recent years France, Australia, Vietnam and South Africa. I adore Europe, South East Asia, Africa and Australia.

Julian Ghinn

Julian joined Scott Dunn in November 2012 having previously spent most of his career in retail. After reading Business Economics and Accountancy at Southampton University, he qualified as an Accountant whilst working for Arcadia (then Burton Group) in 1989.

Juliet Morris

Coming from a family of airline pilots, I was lucky enough to start traveling at a young age. It was in 1998 that my independent travel began exploring parts of Asia, Africa and Latin America. Having spent a few years working abroad as a Divemaster and Dive Instructor, and also working for a UK-based dive tour operator.

Karen Chapman

I’d always dreamed of visiting Latin America and seeing the famous sites such as Machu Picchu and Iguassu, after seeing them on the covers of the National Geographic magazines. I finally made it out there in my third year of university when I spent a year in Ecuador, studying, working and traveling around the country and through all of Central America.

Kate Newman

Originally from New Zealand, I spent a lot of time traveling the Pacific islands while growing up, my dad being from England spent a lot of his time telling us stories of his time traveling Europe, which of course gave us the travel bug.

Katherine Gotla

I don’t think I realised I had been lucky to vacation a lot when younger until funding for such trips slowly but surely became my responsibility and not that that of someone else (i.e the parents!). Personal compromises needed to be made in order to continue in the custom I had become used to! I am now somewhat of a ‘vacation’ junkie – vacationing being very different from traveling.

Katie Aston

My love for Latin America began when my family was posted to Brazil, and school vacations were spent on adventures exploring the country from Recife to Rio and from the Pantanal to the Amazon. During my degree in Latin American Studies, I spent time living in Chile using it as a base to explore the rest of South America.

Katie Edwards

While a wonderful and slightly crazy month in Argentina sparked a life-long love of Latin America, the incredible diversity of Europe has remained a constant passion. Italy, with its beautiful lakes, varied countryside, exquisite food and magnificent architecture is a particular favorite.

Katie May

My passion for travel started when I spent two months traveling round Australia in my Gap year between school and University. Inevitably I took a second Gap year after Uni and traveled the world with my boyfriend (now husband). The idea was to "get it out of my system"...

Kelly Connor

I was born with my feet itching, a restless soul diagnosed with a serious case of the travel bug. Having explored Europe with my family, from Christmas markets in Manchester to summer villas in the south of France, I'd always dreamed of going to Africa. When I did, I realised that the old adage holds true, that Africa gets under your skin, into your soul and just like that you’re addicted.

Ken Hermer

Born in Johannesburg, South Africa, I grew up visiting Kruger National Park and other reserves throughout Africa immersing myself in safari. Through my love of Africa's varied cultures, I became captivated by the way of life of the South African Indian communities. On moving to the U.S. in 2001, I was given the chance to explore India and my love for all things Indian came full circle.

Louisa Ross-Taylor

I fell under the spell of Africa at a young age when I heard stories of my mother’s childhood living in Kenya and their adventures to the Amboseli in a battered up Army landrover and leaky tent. After a gap year teaching in Jamaica and then traveling round New Zealand and Australia, I studied Anthropology at University, which increased my fascination with foreign cultures.

Louise Brooks

From a young age I have seized every opportunity to travel the world, from building a school in Kenya as a school project to visiting family in Australia. My gap year was my first real taste of Asia, as expected a few months traveling in India was a real eye opener and I couldn’t wait to go back. I had officially caught 'the travel bug'.

Louise Canton

My first encounter with Asia began with a three month trip exploring the islands and beaches of Thailand. This sparked my fascination with the beauty of Asia and a curiosity about its wonderful cultures. I’ve since spent time exploring the islands of Indonesia, visiting the ancient temples of Cambodia, and venturing from the south to the north of Vietnam on a motorbike.

Lucy Bailey

I have always been excited by travel, from family vacations in Europe and the Caribbean to adventures in more exotic climates. Egypt is my first love when it comes to ancient history and a luxury Nile cruise is one of my absolute travel highlights.

Lucy Hunt

My passion for traveling started at a young age, and after being quite spoiled with visits to European destinations nearby I turned my efforts to areas further afield such as Africa and America. That said my real love is the mountains and I especially love to ski. There is nothing I love more than being up in the mountains in both winter and summer.

Luis Echeverria

From a young age I gravitated towards new experiences. The chance to discover new places was the highlight of many birthday celebrations and weekend getaways with the family. With a background in cruising and expedition travel, I’ve now been fortunate to visit over 60 countries throughout South & Central America, Asia, Europe and Australia.

Lyndsey Parker

My love of travel began in high school when I visited Europe to play volleyball. From that point, I’ve seized every chance to explore that’s come my way. I've been lucky enough to travel through most of Southern and Eastern Africa, being immersed in culture, wildlife and landscapes of South Africa, Botswana, Zambia and Malawi. I've run a marathon in Kenya and trekked mountain gorillas in Rwanda.

Marianne Baring

Having been born and grown up in Chile, Latin America is in my blood. I love going back all the time and thrive off the laid back attitude, which makes a hectic London life seem so far removed. I love working with Latin America and discovering new destinations and places all the time.

Maudie Tomlinson

As soon as I had the opportunity to travel, I did. In school vacations I worked for a watersports company on the Greek Islands, before University I jumped on a plane to travel Asia by bus but my travel highlight was my two year ‘sabatical’ from my previous PR job through the Latin American continent.

Meg Shepro

I was lucky enough to be introduced to world travel at a very young age. I’ve now visited more countries than I’ve had years living on this fabulous planet! Three years ago I fell in love with Africa as I trekked for gorillas in Uganda's Bwindi Impenetrable National Park, bonded with local school children in Kibale, and witnessed 55 elephants migrating at sunset in Queen Elizabeth National Park.

Melissa Channe

After working in Cyprus as a Scuba Diver, I had to try the diving in the Caribbean. Barbados is an amazing and beautiful island and I immediately fell in love with it. The diving is second to none, the residents are friendly and helpful. There is plenty to explore and loads of activites to try. It's everything that I would want from a Caribbean island.

Mike Harlow

I started to get "itchy feet" when I decided to take a year off between Sixth Form and art college to experience the world of work. I lasted six months before I packed my bag and spent the next four months inter-railing and backpacking around Europe. This sealed the deal! I had to see as much as I could, and from there on I have traveled around the world.

Miles McConnell

Growing up in a tent with two safari guide parents in Kenya meant that I caught the bug for Africa early and never looked back. After finishing university I immediately headed back to Africa and spent three years working as guide all across East Africa. Where I spent my time on riding safaris in the Maasai Mara, quad biking in the desert and riding a motorbike from South Africa to Kenya.

Milly Walker

I have always been a keen traveler and was lucky enough to go to some pretty impressive places while I was growing up, including Malaysia, Singapore, Thailand, Vietnam and Nepal as well as France, Greece, Turkey, Croatia, Spain and Switzerland. Each place I visit inspires me to see more, especially the off the beaten track areas.

Oliver Evans

After a short stint as an investment banker, Olly came to do a season as a resort accountant in Courchevel 1850. He never left and, after many seasons as a Resort Manager and Operations Manager in France, he is now responsible for selection and contracting of our vacations as well overseeing the operation of our ski chalets, Mediterranean villas and childcare.

Olivia Caveney

I first realised my passion for travel at a young age being lucky enough to visit various countries vacationing in Sardinia, Italy, the Greek Islands, France, Spain, the US and Africa. This led on to stint of inter-railing around Europe visiting 15 different countries in my late teens.

Philly Gent

I have always loved traveling and visiting new countries, so I was excited about the prospect of many more foreign adventures that a degree in languages would bring. During my 4-year course I was lucky enough to live in Salamanca in northwest Spain and Aix-en-Provence in the south of France where I filled my weekends visiting the nearby towns of Arles, Nice, St Tropez, Avignon and Montpellier.

Rachael Tickell

'Fill your life with adventures, not things'. What better statement to live by. My love for travel began sailing around the Greek Islands; discovering untouched coves, swimming in crystal blue waters and anchoring up at quaint villages to enjoy some delicious Greek Baklava! I'm always looking to visit new places, embrace different cultures and discover hidden corners of the world to explore.

Rachel Edgar

It really is true, once you have worked in the travel industry, there is nothing else that comes close. Having worked in retail travel for 12 years, I joined Scott Dunn in 2010 as a Travel Coordinator and soon found that my passion really does lie with the Indian Ocean and the Caribbean. Since joining I have been fortunate to visit Barbados, St Lucia, Bequia, Grenada and Mauritius.

Rikki Poynton

Ever since my first school trip to Russia when I was 13, I had always had a drive to travel more and explore new and exciting places. Backpacking all over Europe during university drove this passion even deeper and led to my decision to emigrate to Russia to teach and travel after graduation.

Sarah Clegg

My love of Africa stems from two experiences, my first safari in the Serengeti, when we arrived in Arusha and spent five days camping in the national park listening to the sounds of lions at night and wondering whether we would be better sleeping in the car! Then we borrowed a battered old land cruiser and based ourselves with family in Botswana and explored!

Sarah Lowe

My first footsteps in Latin America began with a stint living in Bolivia, which was such an incredible experience and I’ve been lucky enough to have explored Argentina, Brazil, Colombia, Chile, Ecuador & Galapagos, Mexico, Costa Rica, Nicaragua, Peru, Cuba, Guatemala, Belize and Panama since.

Sarah Rowan

It wasn’t until I turned 18 and worked four jobs for five months to fund a round the world back-packing trip that my passion for travel emerged. This trip took me from Australia, to New Zealand and then ending up in Fiji, only returning home when my funds dried up.

Scarlett Richard

I have always had a desire to travel and so as soon as university was over with, I was off to explore the world. Inspired by all things Latin, I left for South America, where I was lucky enough to spend 7 months exploring its vibrant cities, epic landscapes and heart-felt people. From then on, I was hooked and continued my travels to Asia and Australia.

Sebastian Perez

There are endless possibilities in the world of travel and I endeavour to explore as many of these in my lifetime as I can. Growing up half Spanish has given me a love of languages, family time and food. I have worked abroad for 7 years and I try to immerse myself with the local culture and traditions when visiting countries.

Simon Russell

Simon joined Scott Dunn in 2010 having spent the previous 2 years working in Africa and South America as a Director for leading luxury safari lodge operator &Beyond. He originally qualified as an Accountant but as Chief Executive Officer he is responsible for the entire Scott Dunn operation, ensuring that every member of the Scott Dunn team is putting the guest at the heart of what they do.

Slaney O'Brien

My love affair with travel began long ago, as far back as I can remember. I've visited some pretty special places in Europe and further afield, so I love passing on my knowledge and suggestions to anyone and everyone. I always try to travel to new destinations as often as I can to feed my constant state of wanderlust.

Sonia Bungaroo

My love affair with travel began at a very early age, with my mother hailing from Spain and father's Mauritian roots, ensuring that we had frequent access to some of the most beautiful places in the world (under the pretense of "visiting family"...), and cementing my nomadic nature.

Sophie Levey

Safari has always been top of my wish list and from the first time I caught sight of a giraffe in the Selous Game Reserve I was hooked! I've been lucky enough to have lived in Tanzania and taken full advantage of all the country has to offer, as well as traveling further afield to Kenya, Zambia, Zimbabwe and South Africa.

Tamara Bungaroo

My passion for travel was instilled from an early age, having both Spanish and Mauritian roots I was lucky enough to travel to many magical places growing up. Living and working in Madrid for a few years whilst at university also allowed me to explore many of the surrounding regions and countries, igniting my love affair with Europe.

Tori Deely

Having lived just south of Munich for most of her childhood (with much time spent hurtling down mountains!), when Tori had the opportunity to join Scott Dunn in 2006 it was too good an opportunity to miss. Tori now heads up the HR department managing the recruitment and selection of all UK staff, induction and training, staff welfare and all HR related matters.

Tracy Stevens

You know that moment when you feel perfectly at home in another country, enchanted by the mix of the strange and the familiar? I live for that moment. After nearly a decade planning African safaris, I’m delighted to return to Europe, my former home and first love.

Victoria Douglas

Having worked in the travel industry for over 13 years, I feel so lucky to have experienced such an incredible array of destinations and different cultures. My specialist area for many years was Asia Pacific, including the weird and wonderful China and Japan.

Victoria Hogg

I have always had an enormous passion for travel. This started at a young age, as a result of my mother’s Dutch heritage, where we would frequently drive through Europe to visit family in her home country. However, it wasn’t until I was a young teenager, that my love for the Far East began when I traveled half way across the globe to visit a school friend in Indonesia.

Victoria Langmead

My passion for Africa was ignited on an overland trip from Arusha in Tanzania to Victoria Falls in Zambia. Since then I've added Botswana, Kenya, Zanzibar, Zimbabwe, South Africa and Namibia to the list. A PADI-certified Rescue Scuba Diver, I most recently dived in the exotic waters off of southern and northern Mozambique. One of my greatest achievements was to summit Kilimanjaro.

Victoria Reynolds

After graduating with a Geography degree, I decided to embark on a trip to Asia, Australia and New Zealand. I fell in love with the different cultures, foods and people that I met along the way. I decided to settle and live in Bali for three months, a surfer's and foodie's paradise, and it is here that I concluded that I wanted to dedicate myself to a career in travel, a huge passion of mine.

Call us on (858) 523-9000 to start planning your vacation

Sign up for our newsletter

Receive news and offers from Scott Dunn

Contact us
How we work
  • Browse our website for inspiration
  • Call us and speak to a travel expert
  • Tell us what you want to see and do, when you want to go and give us an idea of your budget
  • We’ll customize an incredible vacation just for you (we never sell packages or escorted tours)
What guests say

"Excellent service throughout with great attention to detail and thoughtfulness. I believe Scott Dunn does deliver more than most high-end vacation companies and will go "the extra mile".