Board of Directors
Chairman - Non-Executive
Hugh Watchorn, ACA (2 Years)
Hugh brings a wealth of corporate experience from his 14 years as Chief Financial Officer of Bonhams, one of the world’s oldest and most reputable auctioneers of fine art and antiques. He is currently Finance Director of New and Lingwood, a gentleman's outfitter based in Central London.
Besides chairing Board Meetings, Hugh’s principal focus is corporate governance in Citybond.
Mansukh Ganatra, FCCA (32 Years)
A Chartered Certified Accountant, Mansukh previously worked with KPMG, the City Accountants, before joining Intasun Ltd (Tour Operators) in 1979 as Group Financial Controller, making a significant contribution to their growth until 1982. He influences and drives the corporate and marketing strategies at Citybond and has a significant knowledge of the UK travel insurance industry. Mansukh is actively involved in the industry at large and has played influential roles on various travel insurance industry bodies.
Anil Kumar, FCA (12 Years)
A Chartered Accountant, Anil previously worked as a Senior Auditor with KPMG in the mid-1970s, after which he acquired extensive experience in the mining industry in Zambia. Having joined the Company as a Finance Director, Anil is currently the Director of Operations with executive responsibility for Finance, IT, HR, Customer Services, Compliance and the operation of the Company’s Mumbai branch.
Satish Ganatra (32 Years)
Previously IBRC registered, Satish has overall responsibility for Credit Control and Office Management in the Company.
Jeremy Jones, ACMA (1 Year)
Joined Citybond in November 2013 as Financial Controller and was appointed to the Board on 1st October 2014. Jeremy is a Cost and Management Accountant and has more than ten years’ experience in a number of dynamic travel firms, amongst them Virgin Holidays and Directline Holidays.
Andy Taylor (3 Years)
Andy was the founder of Go Travel Insurance Services Ltd and subsequently a Director of Drakefield Insurance Services Ltd, an AA Group Company, managing its underwriting and aggregator platform. Andy is currently the MD of Dalesridge Ltd, a travel insurance aggregator software platform provider and brings a wealth of travel insurance, digital and affiliate marketing experience to the Board of the Company.
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