Jake is madly passionate about Africa, its special places and its phenomenal wildlife. Jake has gone full circle after started his working career guiding in the Greater Kruger and Waterberg areas in South Africa, before moving in to the property investment and finance field in London. Returning to South Africa, Jake was involved in tourism investment consulting and managing residential and commercial property development projects with the Barrow Group for several years, before launching the Safari Index.
Antonia De Luca
Antonia spent much of her youth in the Greater Kruger Park on her family farm, where she first fell in love with Africa's wildlife and its magnificent open spaces. She has travelled Africa and the world extensively, and proudly says that the best places on the planet are right here in Africa. She offers the best advice on where to go and stay in the luxury safari world. Antonia is passionate and her positive energy is contagious. Antonia studied commerce at the University of Stellenbosch and at Bond University in Australia, where she obtained an MBA Degree.
Beauty is a nature and wildlife enthusiast who draws her inspiration from her father who has been in the field for over 40 years. She holds a Bachelor of Science Honours degree in Forest Resources and Wildlife management and a Master’s degree in Ecotourism and Biodiversity Conservation. Beauty has been in the travel and tourism industry for over 8 years with the greater part of her career spent at Wilderness Safaris in Namibia.
Fabrizio has been in the tourism industry since 1996 working as both an outbound and inbound reservations consultant before moving to London to broaden his international product knowledge. On returning to South Africa in 2001 Fabrizio then became the product manager for one of the largest retail travel agency chains in South Africa followed by 12 years as a local and international sales manager for a number of 4 and 5 star hotels and safari lodges through-out Southern and East Africa and 4 years as a groups and incentive specialist before joining Aspect Africa.