Ski 2 Champoluc Team

Below you will find information on our principle staff members for our operations in Italy. Simon Brown, co-owner of Ski 2 is based in Italy for the winter season and in the UK for the summer. He spearheads our operation in resort and is on call 24/7 for any problems during your holiday.

Simon Brown – Ski 2 Co-owner

Simon Brown Ski 2 co-owner

Resort Manager and Roger’s partner in Ski 2, with many years’ managerial experience, he is passionate about giving all our Ski 2 clients the very best service. Simon is a fully qualified international ski instructor (ISIA, BASI and ISTD) and has previously spent a season working for the Italian ski school in Courmayeur. This will be his 30th season in the Italian Alps.
Simon’s Email: simon@ski-2.com

Greta Vastarini – Ambassador / Booking and Enquiries

Greta’s 6th winter working with us, one of our ‘do anything for you’ Ambassadors, she also assists Kelly with the booking enquiries. Greta was born and raised in the Ayas Valley – her dad and brother are both local ski instructors.

Issy Mitchell – Resort Ambassador

This is also Issy’s first season working for us. Issy has been coming to Champoluc for many years on holiday with her family. A great skier and knows the Monterosa area really well.

Connall Martin – Ski Hire Manager

A familiar face to many Ski 2 clients, Connall has worked for us for many seasons as a part time ski instructor. This year Connall brings his Ski Hire Management expertise to Ski 2 and will be running our busy ski hire.

Kelly Moody – Resort Administration and Bookings

This will be Kelly’s 13th season working with us. Kelly is responsible for all Champoluc administration, bookings and client enquiries. Kelly lives in Champoluc where her 2 boys go to school.

Oli Walker – Resort Ambassador

Oli Walker

Oli’s 2nd winter season working for us. As one of our Ambassadors Oli will be meeting and greeting you as you arrive and will even take you to Alagna for a day’s skiing!!! What a great job!!

Alishia Crutchley – Penguin Club Supervisor

Alishia Crutchley

Welcome back Alishia for her second year running our Penguin Club. Always there with a smile from dawn to dusk (and later than that!!), Alishia will once again be running our ‘creche’ for our little guests.

Kieran Loveridge – Ski Instructor / Assistant Ski School Manager

Kieran’s back for his 3rd full time season with us. A favourite among our teaching staff, this year Kieran will be assisting Simon in running the Ski School.

Valeria Bona – Champoluc Office and Hotel Co-ordinator

Valeria Bona

Val has been with us for 11 years now running our busy Champoluc office. Originally from Turin, Val has lived in Champoluc for 20 years. If you need to know something about the village – ‘Ask Val’.

Alice Piazza – Resort Ambassador

Alice’s first season working for us. She has just finished her degree at Genova Uni. She has skied in Champoluc many times and is looking forward to assisting all our clients and is so looking forward to driving Bertha around the village……

Hannah Cassidy – Penguin Club Nanny

We welcome Hannah to our team this year. Hannah has been working in nurseries in Yorkshire and is now looking forward to helping Alishia in our Champoluc Penguin Club


Ski Instructors

Helen Hartley – Ski Instructor

We welcome Helen back again – her 4th season with us in Champoluc. This season, Helen will also be assisting in ski hire.

Tom Pearson – Ski Instructor

Like Sam, Tom has worked for us for many years as a ‘part timer’. This year he also joins the full time teaching staff and he will also be assisting in ski hire.

George Hoarton – Ski Instructor

This will be George’s 2nd season with us as a Ski Instructor.

Stefano Butler – Ski Instructor

This is Stef’s 4th year working with us in Champoluc. This season he is busy training to further his instructor qualifications and will start work as one of our full time ski instructors.

Sam Houston – Ski Instructor

Sam has worked for us for many years as a ‘part timer’. This year he joins the full time teaching staff. Sam will also be assisting in ski hire.

John Whyte – Ski Instructor / Transfer Driver

John returns to work for us again, helping during busy ski school weeks and joining our team of airport transfer drivers.


Ski 2 Drivers

Petru Turnea – Transfer Driver

Petru is back again for his 11th year driving for us. One of our most experienced drivers.

Pompei Borda – Transfer Driver

Pompei returns for his 4th season with us. Always willing to help.

Marcel Borda – Transfer Driver

Marcel’s 6th season for us. Great guy and a great driver.

Giovanni Manolache – Transfer Driver

Hooray – Gio’s back again. His 5th year and back again with his big smile.