Our People


From senior management to junior staff, we pride ourselves on being a hands-on, close-knit team, each person imbued with a strong sense of personal ownership. We know that efficient, knowledgeable, caring service is the finest means of ensuring long-term relationships with our customers.

We have worldwide offices and representation in China, Singapore, Tokyo, Osaka and Europe.


Management Team

Jonathan Gadiah

Chief Executive Officer

Tracy Schaffler

Chief Operations Officer - Operations

Darren Shea

Chief Financial Officer

Renier Friis

General Manager: Procurement and Product Development

Brigitte Albert

General Manager: Groups Reservations

Ryan Thole

General Manager: FIT Reservations

Adele Saunders

Human Resources Manager

Viki Haasbroek

Marketing Manager

Ali Abdullah

Regional Manager: Thompsons Africa Cape Town