Board of Trustee - Signature Safari

Our Esteemed Board of Trustees

Welcome to the Board of Trustees section of our website. Here, we proudly introduce the dedicated professionals who guide our organization with their expertise and vision. The Board of Trustees plays a crucial role in steering our efforts towards sustainable tourism development in Tanzania, ensuring that we uphold the highest standards of integrity, innovation, and community engagement.

RUBEN (Netherlands)

Early Years and Passion for Nature

Person I was born and raised in the picturesque countryside of the Netherlands, where from a young age, my fascination with nature and wildlife was ignited. Growing up amidst lush green landscapes and vibrant ecosystems, I developed a deep appreciation for the natural world and a strong sense of environmental stewardship.

Educational Journey and Career Path

Fuelled by my passion for nature, I pursued a degree in Environmental Science at a renowned university in Amsterdam. During my studies, I actively participated in various conservation projects and field research expeditions across Europe, gaining practical experience in biodiversity monitoring and habitat restoration.

Discovery of Tanzania and Entry into Tourism

Upon graduation, I embarked on a transformative journey to Tanzania, drawn by its rich biodiversity and unique cultural heritage. It was here that I found my calling in ecotourism and sustainable travel. Captivated by Tanzania’s diverse landscapes—from the Serengeti plains to the snow-capped peaks of Kilimanjaro—I decided to make it my second home.

Joining Signature Safaris

Joining Signature Safaris marked a pivotal moment in my career. As a company dedicated to promoting responsible tourism and showcasing Tanzania’s natural wonders, I found a perfect match for my values and aspirations. I was inspired by Signature Safaris’ commitment to quality service, environmental conservation, and community engagement.

Role and Responsibilities

In my role as a representative of Signature Safaris in Tanzania, I am privileged to connect travelers from around the world with unforgettable safari experiences. I oversee operations, ensuring seamless logistics, personalized itineraries, and exceptional customer service. My goal is to create meaningful connections between visitors and Tanzania’s remarkable wildlife and landscapes, while promoting sustainable tourism practices.

Impact and Future Aspirations

My journey with Signature Safaris is not just a profession but a personal mission to contribute positively to Tanzania’s tourism industry. I strive to foster greater awareness of conservation efforts, support local communities, and enhance the overall visitor experience. Looking ahead, I am committed to expanding our reach, forging new partnerships, and continuously evolving our offerings to exceed the expectations of our clients and uphold our commitment to responsible tourism.

Josée Clermont (Canada)

Person Hello, I am Josée, a Canadian Adventurer and Educator with a passion for discovering the world by bicycle. I cycled more than 50,000 km in 29 countries, on five continents, solo and unsupported! I discovered Tanzania when I first came in 2020 to climb Kilimanjaro, and fell in love with the country. I returned to Africa to cycle from South Africa to Uganda, spending two months in Tanzania. I have previous experience planning and guiding trips in South America and Tanzania. Formerly Executive Director of Collège nordique francophone, I have a master’s degree in linguistics and I speak fluent French, English and Spanish. I now dedicate myself to sharing my passion for discovering the world by bicycle. Join me now and make your dream come true!

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