She studied Advertising and marketing in Edinburgh earlier than becoming a member of The Journey Company’s household of multi-award successful coach tour operators. Having frolicked on a number of manufacturers working all through Europe and with world gross sales workplaces, Katy labored her method from an preliminary scholar placement as a part of her research to gross sales and advertising supervisor. Customer support targeted, she has a “individuals first” perspective, a worth that’s on the coronary heart of Aardvark Safaris.
Her drive and keenness for journey has additionally led to her being a founding member of the Edinburgh Chapter of the worldwide ‘Journey Huge’ community which at its peak had over 600 members. This extremely engaged group holds common networking occasions for tourism professionals, journey media, influencers and begin ups.
Since her college days Katy has spent most of her spare time travelling. She has bamboo rafted and dived in Thailand, labored on the ski fields in New Zealand, fished for piranhas and hunted for anacondas in South America.
She honeymooned in Mauritius and loved a 4 night time safari within the Klaserie Personal Nature Reserve in South Africa. One in every of her most memorable experiences was watching a day previous elephant calf take its first steps.
When she is feeling barely much less adventurous, Katy enjoys baking and chilled weekends exploring her native hen reserve together with her husband and 6 yr previous daughter Isla.