Our Team in Italy

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.

Champoluc Office – 2018 / 2019 winter season

Simon Brown – Ski 2 Co-owner

Simon Brown

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

Stefano Butler – Ski Hire Manager

Stef Butler

This is Stef’s third year with us in Champoluc and again will be running our busy ski hire. He has a passion for the mountains and was born just down the road in Aosta. He’s just returned from another busy sailing season in Sardegna.

Oli Walker – Ambassador / Social Media

Oli Walker

Although this is Oli’s first season working with us, he’s been to Champoluc every season since he was a baby!! He will work with James organising our ‘in-resort’ social media.

Alice Recchia – Penguin Club Nanny

Alice Recchia

Alice has worked part time for us in the Penguin Club for the last 3 years. She returns full time this year and will also help out with the general resort operation around the village.

Kelly Moody – Resort Administration and Bookings

Kelly Moody

This will be Kelly’s 12th 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.

Francesco Canu – Ambassador / Ski Hire Assistant


This is ‘Frank’s’ second season for Ski 2 assisting Stef in our Ski Hire. This year he will also help out with Airport Transfers over the weekends.

James Radakin – Ambassador / Social Media

This is James’ first season in Champoluc – He will work with Oli organising our ‘in-resort’ social media.

Alishia Crutchley – Penguin Club Supervisor

Alishia Crutchley

It is Alishia’s (known locally as ‘Flash’) first year with us. She has worked in childcare in North Wales and has joined us to help run our Penguin Club.

Valeria Bona – Champoluc Office and Hotel Co-ordinator

Valeria Bona

Val has been with us for 10 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’.

Greta Vastarini – Ambassador / Booking Enquiries


Greta’s 5th 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.

Georgia Dunlop – Ambassador

Georgia Dunlop

Georgia’s first season for us although she has been on many family holidays to Champoluc. Georgia will assist in all aspects of our resort operation.

Ski Instructors

Helen Hartley – Ski Instructor

Helen Hartley

Many guests will remember Helen as she ran our Penguin Club for a couple of years. Helen returns as a Ski Instructor. She will also assist with the resort operation during busy times

Connel Torley – Ski Instructor

Connel Torley

Connel’s second season with us. A great instructor. Connel also assists with Airport Transfers on busy weekends

Charles Foster – Ski Instructor

Charles has worked part time for us over the last 3 years and now returns full time.

Alison MacFarlane – Ski Instructor

Alison MacFarlane

Alison’s first season with us and first time to Champoluc. She has taught skiing in Scotland, the Alps and in Japan.

Kieran Loveridge – Ski Instructor

Kieran Loveridge

This will be Kieran’s second season with us. He has taught skiing for ski schools in France, Japan and Australia!

George Hoarton – Ski Instructor

George Hoarton

This will be George’s first season as a Ski Instructor. He’s been on holiday to Champoluc many times with us and knows the Monterosa Ski Area very well.

Ski 2 Drivers

Petru Turnea – Transfer Driver


Petru is back again for his 10th year driving for us. One of our most experienced drivers.

Pompei Borda – Transfer Driver


Pompei returns for his 3rd season with us. Always willing to help.

Marcel Borda – Transfer Driver


Marcel’s 5th season for us. Great guy and a great driver.

Giovanni Manolache – Transfer Driver


Hooray – Gio’s back again. His 4th year and back again with his big smile.