Charles Gurassa


Charles Gurassa is non-executive chairman of Genesis Housing Association, Net Names, and Tragus, deputy chairman at easyJet plc and non-executive director of Merlin Entertainments. He is a former chairman of Virgin Mobile plc, LOVEFiLM, Phones4U, MACH and Alamo/National Rent a Car, and former deputy chairman of the National Trust. His executive career included roles as chief executive of Thomson Travel Group plc, executive chairman TUI Northern Europe, director TUI AG and director, Passenger & Cargo business at British Airways. He is 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.