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aleevee8 CIC

Disrupt poverty through the construction of eco-lodges along wilderness trekking routes in developing countries.

  • Stage Concept Only
  • Industry Travel
  • Location Bournemouth, England, GB
  • Currency USD
  • Founded March 2009
  • Employees 3
  • Website aleevee8.com

Company Summary

Our Company will develop markets for the bottom of the economic pyramid through high value low impact tourism. It is important that the communities benefit from tourism passing through their region which can only be achieved through community owned infrastructure, capacity building and education. Our work will develop local social enterprises - facilitating the creation of community development that will stay within the communities.

Team

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    Erica Barbosa
    Ms

    A partner at Turnlight, impact strategy director for Bosques Foundation, and a graduate from the London School of Economics. She has worked extensively in social, environmental and sustainable development in South America, Canada and the UK; and has been advisor to leading figures in the private and public sector for shared value strategies and impact investment.

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    David Frankel
    Mr

    Founder of aleevee8 CIC and the aleevee8 Foundation, until recently was Executive Director of the Himalayan Adventure Company & an entrepreneur with extensive experience in large-scale, high-budget worldwide touring productions. Formed TAD Leisure, a preferred tourism consultancy group for Nepal. TAD Leisure has consulted on various projects with the Nepalese Government, Nepal Tourism Board, Nepal Airlines & the Civil Aviation Authority Nepal.

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    David Sawyer
    Mr

    Dave has over 30 years experience worldwide in Programme Management, dedicated, highly motivated and proven strong communicator with ability to liaise at all levels. he successfully project managed and delivered the implementation of communication systems to over 200 Foreign Commonwealth Offices (FCO)
    Dave also spent 13 years as Chief Engineer in the defence industry and spent a lot of that time working in South East Asia.

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    Tara Howard
    Ms

    Over 20 years of running Langtry Manor Hotels Ltd

    Specialties
    Events Services, Hotel Management & Awards Productions

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    Les Simm
    Mr

    An ex British Army Officer who has extensive operations, conflict resolution, crisis management, project management, training, and administrative experience tried and tested in remote and hostile environments on all 5 continents. Experience gained from the military and as a consultant to a wide range of governments, private sector, and international non-governmental organisations. Les has had diplomatic & UN appointments in numerous countries.

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    John King
    Mr

    Chairman of the Australian Tourism Export Council and Indigenous tourism advisor to the Australian Government.

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    Les Simm
    Mr

    Field Operations Director, has 10 years’ experience as a specialist advisor to the British Embassy Nepal, Balkans, Israel and Latin America. International project Director for the UN in Afghanistan and a risk management Director in the Middle East.

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    Ana Maria Ponce
    Dr

    Accomplished Director of development projects funded by national and international donor organizations (including UN), to alleviate poverty, deliver training and promote inclusiveness of people living in mountain areas—Knowledge Management for Development Specialist.

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    Sara Parker
    Dr

    Lecturer at Liverpool John Moores University; spent the last 20 years travelling back and forth to Nepal undertaking cutting edge community engagement programs in the mountain communities of Nepal.

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    Arthur Wood
    Mr

    Specialist advisor to the aleevee8 Foundation Arthur has held senior positions in both for-profit and not-for-profit enterprises, a recognised innovator in social finance and the financing vehicles for social purposes.

Advisors

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    Stephen Lloyd of Bates Wells & Braithwaite
    Lawyer
    Unconfirmed
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    TBA
    Accountant
    Unconfirmed

Previous Investors

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    David Frankel
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    Tara Howard
    Unconfirmed