Recently joining Silversea as Regional Sales Manager – South West, Paul also has responsibility for Corporate & Incentive in the UK. Paul brings with him a wealth of knowledge within the UK Travel community and relationships gathered throughout his career. Paul has previously worked for a number of airlines including, Emirates, Qatar Airways and London City Airport based VLM Airlines. Prior to working with the airlines, he worked for a number of Travel Management Companies and has accumulated a 30 year career in the industry. His spare time is filled with looking after his numerous animals including his dog Oscar and his 5 chickens and yes, they have names too! When the animals are fed and watered, you will find Paul out about in his Mini, preferably with the roof down, cultivating his year round tan!
Donatella is based in Essex in the South of England and is originally from Milan in Italy. She worked in the airline industry for 11 years then went to Holidaybreak PLC before joining Silversea in May 2015. Being from the ‘fashion capital of the world’ it is no surprise that Donatella loves fashion. She also enjoys walking and exercise classes.
Born in Stoke-On-Trent, Sarah moved to Chorley in Lancashire at a young age. After obtaining a degree in Tourism Business Management, she worked for various travel companies including Anatolian Sky, Resorthoppa, WTH and Lowcostbeds.com before joining Silversea in October 2015. In her free time, Sarah enjoys spending time with her two sons, Harrison (8) and Dylan (1), eating out and going on holiday.
Born and bred in Newcastle upon Tyne, Julie has worked in the travel industry for over 30 years starting her career at TUI then working for Hays Independence Group as Area Sales Manager before joining Silversea in March 2014. In her free time, Julie loves rummaging around vintage shops and is a self-proclaimed 80’s girl. She dances in the rain every year at the Scottish 1980s Rewind Festival. Being from the ‘fashion capital of the world’ it is no surprise that Donatella loves fashion. She also enjoys walking and exercise classes.
Originally from Cheshire, Amanda now lives in Glasgow. Working nearly all of her life for airlines, airline was her passion before she got the cruise bug and has worked for Silversea since April 2013. Silversea’s very own Mary Berry, Amanda is a keen cupcake baker and loves to travel.
Born in London, Luke now lives in the Buckinghamshire countryside. He worked as a travel agent at Thomson Retail TUI for 6 years and joined Silversea in January 2013 as a Cruise Consultant in Trade Sales before joining Field Sales in March 2014. Luke is the life of the party and is a true believer of ‘work hard, play hard’.
Connie is from Bristol and now lives in Bedfordshire. She started her travel career at Thomas Cook and then worked at Avis Budget Group before joining Silversea in June 2016. Connie is a fashionista and social butterfly and also enjoys running in her spare time.
Born and raised in Essex, Helen now lives in Peterborough. She has been in the travel industry for 22 years; having various roles within Thomas Cook, was a Commercial Manager for the Avis Budget Group and joined Silversea in October 2015. Helen swims every day and hits the ski slopes at least twice a year. Being from the ‘fashion capital of the world’ it is no surprise that Donatella loves fashion. She also enjoys walking and exercise classes.
Originally from Lithuania, Akvile now lives in London. Having spent most of her working life in travel, she joined Silversea as team leader for EU trade in reservations before spending 6 months working on board Silver Discoverer then joining the sales team in September 2015. As a lover of the great outdoors, Akvile is well suited to the expeditions side of Silversea and loves the more adventurous side of travel. She also likes to read and her favourite author is Stephen King. Being from the ‘fashion capital of the world’ it is no surprise that Donatella loves fashion. She also enjoys walking and exercise classes.