Our Leaders

Meet the faces behind Britain’s newest cruise line

Our Executive Team

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November
2021
| 14:29 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
10
November
2021
| 16:24 Europe/Amsterdam
Simon has over 37 years’ entrepreneurial experience in the travel industry, commencing his career pioneering coach holidays to Europe’s emerging resort destinations in the 1980s. Over the next decade his company, ICT, became the UK’s leading
10
November
2021
| 14:24 Europe/Amsterdam
Chris has 38 years’ experience in the passenger shipping industry. He started his career in sales and marketing positions for CTC Lines and Astor Cruises and was later promoted to CTC’s Sales & Marketing Director, Executive Board Member as well as
04
November
2021
| 15:12 Europe/Amsterdam
Gordon is a marketing professional with over 22 years’ experience. Prior to joining Ambassador, Gordon operated as MD of his own private consultancy business, specialising in the provision of strategic Sales and Marketing solutions for a broad

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
04
October
2021
| 14:19 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