Chairperson of the African Travel and Tourism Association (ATTA), John Corse, is currently Managing Director of Serengeti Balloon Safaris, a Director of both the Tanzania Association of Tours Operators and Responsible Tourism Tanzania, as well as Chairman of Arusha Bicycle Centre, a social enterprise.
Born and brought up in Kenya, he was educated in the UK and gained a degree in Economics and Agricultural Economics at the University of Exeter. His experience in East Africa includes serving as Manager of Sand Rivers in the Selous Game Reserve, then as General Manager of Tanzania Tea Packers.
He served for eight years as Managing Director of Nomad Tanzania. In 2015, he joined Fastjet Tanzania, an African low-cost air carrier, becoming General Manager.
Corse has served four years on ATTA boards as a director in 2015/16 and from 2019 representing Tanzania on the newly formed Global Advisory Board.