“We have over a century of luxury travel industry experience and knowledge within our team which enables us to deliver expert advice every time.”

The Grand Africa Safaris Team:

Marcelo Novais


Managing Director


Marcelo Novais has over 15 years of experience operating as a product, operations and training manager within luxury tour operators in São Paulo, Brazil. This background has given him expertise and unique insights into the demands and high expectations of boutique travel agencies and your valuable clients.

Emma Perrin


Business Development Manager


Emma is a passionate travel designer who is dedicated to detail and the highest level of service. Emma has worked in both the B2B and B2C sector, thus she understands the needs of both agents and their clients, and how to ensure that their expectations are exceeded when working with Grand Africa Safaris.

Khadijah Mohamed


Travel Consultant, East Africa


Khadija is our latest addition to the Grand Africa Safaris team. Going on her 14th year of working in the travel industry, she has extensive knowledge to share with her clients. Her passion for people, nature and travel makes her a perfect fit for our team.  

Charles Mwanisawa


Operations Manager


Charles is our on-the-ground operations manager in Arusha, Tanzania. Having been in the industry for 10 years, Charles is an expert in executing life-changing luxury safaris for our clients.

Cassandra Labuschagne


Head of Group Finance


Cassandra plays a vital part in the operations of Grand Africa Safaris. Her love for numbers, as well as travel makes for a winning combination.

Lisa Nel


Head of Group Marketing and Product


Lisa Nel has over 24 years of experience in the travel industry and her wealth of product knowledge in East Africa makes her a strong asset to our team.

Lindsay Krause


PR and Communications Manager


Lindsay heads up PR and Partnerships for Grand Africa Safaris. Her love for travel, combined with her excellent people’s skills has ensured long-lasting relationships with industry partners and the media.

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We have over a century of luxury travel industry experience and knowledge within our team which enables us to deliver expert advice every time.