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Ant Ford-Parker

Chairman

Ant is Managing Director of Bailiwick adventure activity providers Outdoor Guernsey and Adventure Sark with a background in Education and youth work, Alternative Curriculums and Outdoor Learning. Committed Islander, adventurer and overlander.
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Hannah Beacom

Treasurer

Hannah joined the family business, Island Coachways, in 2003. She trained as a chartered accountant with EY in Guernsey before gaining further experience in private banking. Island Coachways provides coach tours, transfers, day trips and other services to visitors.
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Mike Le Conte

Communications

Mike is MD of CheckOut CI Limited. He has experience in running IT, Distribution and retail organisations. CheckOut CI Limited provides IT related services to hospitality, retail and distribution. Its subsidiary Enjoy CI provides websites, apps and other marketing solutions. Digital CI provides on-screen information and advertising facilities.
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Anna Lisa Detassis

Secretary

Worked in private equity, wealth management, marketing and advertising roles worldwide for over 25 years. Owner and Director of Accent Language School since 2014, Anna Lisa is a keen promoter of languages and cultural exchanges. Accent offers courses in many languages for all ages and needs as well as translation services, holiday clubs, after school clubs and summer exchange programs.
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Chris Meinke

Committee Member

Chris is an entrepreneur, having run own businesses in commerce and finance for 50 years. Established fiduciary group with worldwide offices. Former St Peter Port Douzenier. Chairman Workers’ Educational Association. Currently Marketing Director, Island RIB Voyages, providing water-based eco-tours and thrill rides.
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Amanda Johns

Committee Member

Amanda is a locally born Silver Accredited Tour Guide. Following more than 25 years in the finance industry, she set up her business "Tours of Guernsey" and has been providing tours to both visitors and locals over the last few years. She has a particular interest in the Occupation period of our history, and is a Committee Member for the Channel Islands Occupation Society (Guernsey Branch), and an active volunteer with Festung Guernsey.
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Andy Ison

Committee Member

Up until a few years ago Andy operated a group of 7 tourist attractions within Europe. He now runs Guernsey Pearl and an additional 3 Jewellery shops in Guernsey . He is a partner in Essential Guernsey which produces maps and guides for incoming Guernsey tourists Owner of Guernsey Overseas Recruitment which brings in staff to work in the tourist industry from Asia . Travels extensively within Asia and a keen badminton player .
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David Willcocks

Committee Member

David is a locally born Gold Accredited Tour Driver with more than 20 years in the travel & tourism industry. He also holds a PSV (Public Service Vehicle) licence as well as a security licence. After working for various airlines such as Jersey European, Air France and Aurigny, he returned to Guernsey and has been involved in providing transportation for the last 10 years. He has a particular interest in Guernsey travel & tourism, including many of Guernsey's recent festivals. One of his favourite working experiences was when he managed the Cruise Ship "The World" 2nd call into Guernsey.
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Mim Sarre

Committee Member