Having been raised in 6 African countries Will started Journeys by Design in 1999 as a specialist frontier operator. Trained as an environmental scientist and guide Will has an overriding passion for all things environmental. Will oversees new business development whilst still maintaining a close link with clients and innovative itinerary design.
Angela joined Journeys by Design in 2006. In 2012 she was appointed a director of the company and jointly drives the development of the business. Angela travels to Africa on a regular basis and coordinates the sales department. Her knowledge of Africa is substantial and is a passionate supporter of community based initiatives.
Paige joined Journey's by Design in 2005. An invaluable friend and partner, her role has been to represent the company's considerable interests in the US. An indefatigable planner, superbly organised, Paige is responsible for handling initial contacts.
Maddy joined Journeys by Design in January 2010. Her primary responsibility is the smooth functioning of a busy office. This includes everything from managing client details post confirmation to ensuring that all systems are operational. Maddy also plays a junior but growing sales role and is fast turning into our Great Lakes region (Uganda and Rwanda) and primate expert.
Joanna joined Journeys by Design in 2010. She is responsible for the financial control of the business. This includes planning, overseeing and reviewing annual budgets, company payrolls and client accounts.
Hannah joined the company in January 2013 to play a junior sales and support role. In addition Hannah helps oversee the development of our on-line and traditional marketing strategies. Hannah will be developing her sales role as she starts to travel to Africa.
Dave Waddell – Copy Writer
Dave writes and edits the vast majority of the copy for our various marketing platforms which includes this website, as well as travelling to Africa for occasional firsthand experience. Dave runs his own business Writing Man www.writingman.co.uk
Natasha Bidgood – Picture Editor
Natasha is responsible for the art direction and picture editing of the various marketing platforms (including this website) and many of the Journeys by Design hardcopy productions. Natasha runs her own business Natasha Bidgood Photography www.natashabidgood.com
Steve Freedman – IT and Systems
Steve keeps all our internal IT systems in check and enables us all to keep up to date with the fast moving world of technology. Regular IT health checks, combined with an expanding office, means we keep Steve quite busy.
Daisy – The Dog
Often found occupying one of our seats Daisy generally keeps us amused and in good company.