Our Leaders

Meet the faces behind Britain’s newest cruise line

Our Executive Team

23
March
2022
| 13:19 Europe/Amsterdam
Christian has over 25 years’ experience in the cruise industry, starting his career working on a cruise ship and rising through the ranks before working in various senior management positions.He was the CEO and Chairman of Cruise & Maritime Voyages
23
March
2022
| 12:46 Europe/Amsterdam
Nick has over 30 years' experience in the marine industry. He is a chartered marine engineer and joins the Ambassador family from a multifaceted career that spans technical engineering, consultancy, and senior commercial roles. His early roots in
02
February
2022
| 12:09 Europe/Amsterdam
Phil offers a vast range of experience gained within the travel industry for over 20 years. His entry point was in tour operation as a member of the Product team at First Choice in 2001. Since then, he has held a variety of roles across tour
02
February
2022
| 12:08 Europe/Amsterdam
Matthias has over 25 years’ experience as finance and business executives in Blue Chip FMCG and Retail companies in strategic, financial and operative leadership positions.He served as Chief Financial Officer and Board member for the Costcutter

Our Management Team

04
October
2021
| 14:24 Europe/Amsterdam
Lisa has over 30 years’ experience in the travel industry, having held several roles across that time including senior sales positions in retail, tour operating and cruise. Lisa has deep cruise experience having been regional sales manager at
04
October
2021
| 14:24 Europe/Amsterdam
Michelle Lupino is proud to be a direct descendant of one of the most celebrated theatrical families. However, despite her roots, travel has been her passion and she has spent more than 35 years in the industry, the majority in the cruising sector.
04
October
2021
| 14:23 Europe/Amsterdam
Dave Eastwood has worked in Sales for over 35 years with the last 30 in travel. Dave began his working life with 3M before moving into field sales with AirUK. After a short period working abroad for Inspirations he started running call centres in
04
October
2021
| 14:21 Europe/Amsterdam
Bob has been working in the hospitality and travel industry for over 18 years, originally training in hospitality management. He started his career overseas in 2000 before moving onto a cruise ship working his way up to Cruise Director for Thomson

Our Board of Directors

04
October
2021
| 14:20 Europe/Amsterdam
Gordon has more than 30 years’ experience in the travel industry. He was the CEO and President of the global travel commerce platform, Travelport, from 2011 until 2019 which included successfully taking the company public on the New York Stock
04
October
2021
| 14:20 Europe/Amsterdam
Jakob has more than 20 years’ experience in the financial services industry and has dedicated the majority of his career to specialising in asset management and investments. Jakob is a Partner at Njord Partners LLP, which he co-founded in 2013.
04
October
2021
| 14:20 Europe/Amsterdam
Thomas has more than five years’ experience in the financial services industry. An Investment Executive at Njord Partners LLP, he has experience investing in companies in the transportation, infrastructure and industrials sector. Prior to joining