Meet The Team Our safari experts at your service

Art of Safari might be a small team of safari professionals, but we like to think we make that work in your favour by offering you more dedicated attention than you’ll get anywhere else. With Art of Safari, the only crowd you’ll get lost in will be feathered, furry or hooved.

Gary Lotter | Safari Specialist, Founder & CEO

Gary Lotter | Safari Specialist, Founder & CEO

My childhood passion for wildlife led me to becoming a safari guide, where I shared my love for the African...

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Nicky Mears | Safari Specialist

Nicky Mears | Safari Specialist

Over the years I’ve worked in both travel and sales: on land, in the air and over the seas. Combining...

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Leah van Deventer | Editor In Chief

Leah van Deventer | Editor In Chief

I was that kid who always took out six library books, and the first chance I got I ran off...

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Anya Lotter | Safari Specialist & Brand Guru

Anya Lotter | Safari Specialist & Brand Guru

I was born into a South African family that loves the wilderness, and most of my childhood holidays were spent...

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Trevor Fernandes | Safari Guru & Co-Founder

Trevor Fernandes | Safari Guru & Co-Founder

I was born into a modest family in Nairobi, Kenya, but was fortunate to obtain a great education. After gaining...

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Blanché van Heerden | Safari Support

Blanché van Heerden | Safari Support

I’ve always had an interest in Africa, and growing up I spent a lot of time with my nose in...

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Clint Perring | Marketing Guru & Co-Founder

Clint Perring | Marketing Guru & Co-Founder

My love for innovative technology and life-enriching gadgets led me to choose a career in the digital arena, where I’ve...

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Justin Fox | Storyteller

Justin Fox | Storyteller

I’m a travel writer and photographer based in Cape Town. I was a photojournalist at Getaway magazine for a decade...

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Melissa Andrews | Storyteller

Melissa Andrews | Storyteller

I’m a South African journalist, copywriter and general wordsmith with a serious travel addiction, which combines well with my love...

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Nick Galpine | Storyteller

Nick Galpine | Storyteller

Growing up in the UK, an excessive consumption of BBC wildlife documentaries inspired me to abandon a legal career I...

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