Founder, Chairman and CEO

Marco Van Embden

Marco van Embden is a South African entrepreneur, philanthropist, and conservationist. Marco’s passion project is his family business, Timeless Africa Safaris, and creating bespoke 5-star, tailor-made travel experiences for guests visiting Africa. With over 40 years of personal travel experience, he has been on over 120 safaris, leading to a deep understanding of Africa’s wildlife and conservation efforts.

BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT AND MARKETING MANAGER
Casey

Casey is an adventurous spirit with a deep love of the wild. Having travelled widely with her family whilst growing up, she dedicated her career to the travel industry after achieving a qualification in marketing and communications.

PRODUCT AND OPERATIONS MANAGER
Robin

Robin has been in the travel industry for over 20 years. His multi-faceted career began with overseeing local teambuilding events, later expanding into outbound MICE tourism.

FINANCIAL MANAGER
Beverley

Bev has over 20 years in the hospitality industry in America and in South Africa. As a South African, she has a great love for South Africa and all the beauty it has to offer.

LUXURY TRAVEL MANAGER
Louise

Louise has been in the travel industry for 17 years and loves exploring new places and spending time in nature.

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LUXURY TRAVEL MANAGER
Belinda

Belinda is a Groups specialist with expertise in Art-related and other specialist group travel.

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LUXURY TRAVEL MANAGER
Kay

Kay believes tourism brings people together, whether eight hours behind or one hour ahead.

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LUXURY TRAVEL MANAGER
Holly

My extensive travels and over 10 years of experience have given me an in-depth knowledge of how best to plan one’s journey to Africa.

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LUXURY TRAVEL MANAGER
Nicole

I am a luxury travel manager and love my job. I have been in the Travel Industry for 14 years and love to traveling to experience Africa.

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LUXURY TRAVEL MANAGER
Laura

Born and raised in Cape Town, Laura’s Italian roots took her to Italy where she spent a year working in hotels.

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LUXURY TRAVEL MANAGER
Zita

Zita is a born and bred Capetonian with 16 years in the travel industry and has a vast range of experiences.

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OFFICE CO-ORDINATIOR
Amina

Vastly passionate about her work in the travel and hospitality industry, Amina loves her home city of Cape Town best of all.

PERSONAL ASSISTANT TO CEO
Mignon

Whilst Mignon is new to the Timeless family and the hospitality industry, she has a wealth of experience in various other fields.  She has a passion for the elderly and related social work.

MARKETING CO-ORDINATOR
Abigail

Abigail, fondly known as Abi believes that travel takes us out of our comfort zones and inspires us to see, taste and try new things. If she’s not spending time with family, she’s exploring the natural beauty her home city has to offer.

EARTH AMBASSADOR
Leah

Leah is a lifelong safari enthusiast, twitcher and question asker. She is the inspiration behind the Timeless Earth Ambassador Program and loves to help curate experiences for our younger travellers.

EARTH AMBASSADOR
Sophie

Sophie’s favourite place to be in is on safari. She loves the people she meets and knows all the 5s (big, small, shy and ugly). She is the inspiration behind the Timeless Earth Ambassador Program.

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