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


Simon

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 28th season in the Italian Alps.
Simon’s Email: simon@ski-2.com


Valeria

Valeria Bona

This is Valeria’s 6th season with Ski 2. She has been living in Champoluc for over 10 years so can help with any queries that you have about the area. She will be running the office along with Kelly. She’s also expecting puppies this season.


Helen

Helen Hartley

This is Helen’s 2nd season working for Ski 2. She is returning as a nanny and will also be teaching as a qualified ski instructor. She is qualified in childcare and has completed her BASI Level 2. She will be here to make sure your children have a wonderful and safe time on and off the slopes.


Chantel

Chantel

As one of our Ski 2 Ambassadors, Chantel will be available around the resort, answering any questions or requests and ensuring that you have a great experience here in Champoluc with Ski 2. She has moved here from Australia and is adjusting well to Champoluc’s cooler climes.

Kelly

Kelly Moody

This is Kelly’s 9th season working for Ski 2, but it is her 12th season in the village, where she lives with her family. Kelly runs our Ski 2 office along with Valeria.


Ruth

Ruth Brown

Simon’s wife, Ruth spends a couple of months each winter in Italy where their son attends a local language school. Their 2 daughters attend school in the UK, but enjoy their regular trips to Champoluc. Ruth is part of the team working with our Italian suppliers to ensure the highest levels of service to our clients.


Alice

Alice

This is Alice’s 2nd season with Ski 2 where she will be a nanny in the penguin club working alongside Helen. She has experience as a nanny and is studying to become a nursery and primary school teacher. She is from Chatillon, just down the hill, so if you need advice on the local area she’ll be happy to help.


Stefano

Stefano

This is Stef’s first season working in Champoluc, but he has been coming here for most of his life. Stef will be an Ambassador and he will always be in Ski hire or up the mountain ski guiding. Ask him how old he was when he put on his first pair of skis!


Jenny

This is Jenny’s first season with Ski 2. She is also in the role of Ambassador co-managing Social Media. Jenny will be helping to set up snow alerts and ski condition updates so that you know when to run and get your skis on. She speaks Italian, Spanish and Catalan.

Bob

Bob

Many of our regular guests will remember Bob, a key member of our Champoluc resort team for a number of years. Bob is returning to Ski 2 after travelling around the globe. He will be running the ski hire and will be there to fit your skis and boots. Bob will also do the occasional airport transfer as he is an experienced driver.


Kenn

Kenn Aarres

Kenn will be assisting with boot and ski fittings every now and again. Kenn has been local to Champoluc for over 16 years and lives in the mountains all year round. He knows everything there is to know about skis!


Greta

Greta

Returning to Ski 2 for her second ski season, Greta is from windless Antagnod, up the hill from Champoluc. She is taking on a new role as an ambassador and working in the Ski 2 office assisting with bookings. Greta will also help out at the crèche when busy. A true local!


Christina

New to Ski 2, Christina is an Ambassador and co-manages Social Media. Christina will be around the resort should you have any questions (in English, French or British Sign Language) and may ask if you would be happy to be involved with any new social media campaigns.

Ski Instructors


Josh

Josh

Josh has worked with Ski 2 for a few years and he is returning this season as a Ski instructor. Josh is looking forward to spending time with you on the slopes.


John

John

This is John’s second season as an instructor at Ski 2 but he’s worked part-time for us for the past few years. This is his seventh ski season overall as he has been teaching back to back seasons since he qualified. He has BASI level 3 skiing and level 1 snowboarding qualifications.

Rachel

Rachel Herit

This is Rachel’s second season as one of our ski instructors and she has moved to Champoluc with her family. She has been teaching skiing since 1995, after she left the British army where she did a lot of racing. She has taught skiing in Italy, Andorra, Germany and even Australia and Israel.

Alexandra

Alexandra France-Hayhurst

From the Dorset coast in the south of England, Alexandra returns for her second season as one of our instructors here in Champoluc after two seasons in Val d’Isère. She has her BASI level 3 and is also training towards her level 4.


Helen

Helen Wood

Helen is a qualified ski instructor who will be returning to us for her second season to teach for us here in Champoluc. Helen will make sure you have a relaxed and fun time up the mountain.

Ski 2 Drivers


Giovanni

Giovanni

This year is the 2nd season for Giovanni at Ski 2, he’s looking forward to this year and will provide you with a safe journey.


Pompei

Pompei

This is Pompei’s first season working for Ski 2. He will deliver you safely to your hotel after a long journey.

Petru

Petru

Petru joins us for his 7th season as a driver for Ski 2. He speaks good English and his years of experience make him a very competent driver.

Marcel

Marcel

This is Marcel’s 3rd season with Ski 2, he’s a very experienced driver and he knows this valley like the back of his hand.