Meet our Deputy Chairman

Deputy Chairman, Charles Gurassa © John Millar

Deputy Chairman, Charles Gurassa

Charles Gurassa
Deputy Chairman

Charles Gurassa was appointed as our deputy chairman in September, 2013.

He is non-executive chairman of Genesis Housing Association, Net Names, and Tragus, Deputy Chairman at easyJet plc, non-executive director of Merlin Entertainments and one of our trustees.

Charles is a former chairman of Virgin Mobile plc, LOVEFiLM, Phones4U, MACH and Alamo/National Rent a Car. His executive career included roles as Chief Executive of Thomson Travel Group plc, Executive Chairman TUI Northern Europe, Director TUI AG and as Director, Passenger & Cargo business at British Airways.

He is also a former non-executive director at Whitbread plc, trustee of the children’s charity Whizz-Kidz and a member of the development board of the University of York.