The Chalets1066 team - Discover the members of Chalets1066
Chalets1066 have a team with many years experience.
Mark and Susan Nathan
Mark and Susan acquired the business in 2008 with just four apartments, including Chalet Hastings and two small chalets. Aiming to provide unforgettable holidays at great value, they developed a bespoke vacation concept. Susan handles cleaning and linen partnership relations, while Mark, an Imperial College graduate with over 30 years in management consulting and sales systems, leads marketing, business development, finances, and tech innovations. Susan, a former yoga teacher and mother of three, also has experience in the UK civil service.
Since joining Chalets 1066 in 2010, Ben, an ISIA-certified ski coach, has honed his skills globally, from Australia to Italy's Aosta Valley and Switzerland. His diverse role at Chalets 1066 involves owner relations, maintenance, gardening, jacuzzi upkeep, and customer operations. Ben's background includes serving in the UK's Royal Marine Commando with deployments in Sierra Leone and Afghanistan, where he first learned to ski.
Mélodie, your first point of contact for reservations, ensures every detail of your needs is met for a perfect holiday. Based in the region, she speaks fluent English.
Noémie, overseeing Operations at Chalets 1066 alongside Ben, brings a wealth of experience from her start in the hotel industry in 2008. With professional stints in Paris, the USA, and Germany, she now resides in Les Gets. Passionate about skiing, hiking, and cycling to the office in good weather, Noémie embodies a love for the Les Gets lifestyle.
Lori & Rachael
Rachael, with two decades in hospitality and a former area manager at Alpine Elements, joined Chalets 1066 full-time in autumn after three years of freelance work. She collaborates with Lori, managing cleaning teams to ensure chalets meet her high standards. Rachael resides in Taninges, a 15-minute drive from Les Gets.
Lori, originally from Indiana, USA, has called St Jean d’Aulps home for a decade. Working part-time for Chalets 1066 for three years, she transitioned to a full-time role in autumn 2023. Alongside Rachael, Lori ensures all managed properties are impeccable for client arrivals.
Irma has been our Marketing Manager since August 2023, bringing over 10 years of expertise to our team. She is also in charge of onboarding new chalets, bringing 5 years experience in the rental industry A lover of hiking and skiing, she's been passionate about the region for 9 years, leading her to move here permanently a year ago. Her background includes an 8-year stint in the Netherlands.
Romain, in his second ski season with Chalets 1066, shifted from a career as a research chemist to embrace a lifestyle change. With strong organizational skills, he excels in client care.
Xavier, our lead maintenance technician, proved his problem-solving prowess in his first ski season with us, showing there's nothing he can't handle.
Vassily, working alongside Xavier as our second maintenance technician, joined us after spending the last ski season with another company in Les Gets.
Max, responsible for customer check-ins/outs and general care, demonstrated exceptional skills at Chalets 1066 during the summer.
Gwendoline, Xavier's partner and a manager in a leather products company, brings her customer service expertise to assist Max with check-ins/outs and addressing client issues and queries.
Dana, joining us for her first ski season with Chalets 1066, previously worked in a Les Gets restaurant and devoted her inter-season to labor-intensive work on a mountain farm.
Laetitia joined Chalets 1066 in Summer 2022, bringing her London hospitality experience to finance and sales. Settled in Les Gets since 2020, she combines her passion for skiing and dog walking with her professional skills.
David, with over 30 years of familiarity with Haute Savoie, retired to Morzine in 2018 with his acupuncturist wife, Kim. His 40-year career in civil engineering project management enriches Chalets 1066 with his expertise in accounting and financial management.