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Meet the team

Jane Bolton - Managing Director

Jane initially thought about doing a ski season in the French Alps which extended to 4 years until she returned to the UK to get a proper job and started to work for Erna Low in 1997. She is now the Managing Director of the Erna Low Ski and Summer Collections. Married to Karl and proud Mum of Emily and Harry, she is delighted that they both seem to love skiing as much as she does.

A few facts about Jane

  • Skier/snowboarder - Skier
  • Number of seasons - 4 a long old time ago. Les Menuires, Courchevel, Notre Dame de Bellecombe, Valloire
  • Number of resorts visited - 110(ish) at last count
  • My top 5 resorts - Zermatt, Chamonix, Val d'Isere, Aspen and Ortesei 
  • Next on the list - Sainte Foy
  • Favourite non-ski destination - The Maldives & Galapagos Islands
  • Other interests - Cycling and long country walks. Scuba diving. Oh and champagne.
Sharon Parish - Accounts Director

Sharon has been with Erna Low for 20 years and is now Accounts Manager. Having witnessed many changes over this period, a fully computerised accounts system has ensured Sharon's smooth and efficient management of the company's financial structure.

Richard Crowley - Director of Sales and Marketing

After spending two fantastic years working in France, including two winters in the Alps, Richard returned home to London with a new found passion for skiing and speaking fluent French. He joined Erna Low in 2012 and likes nothing better than to talk about ski holidays all day!

A few facts about Richard

  • Skier/snowboarder - Skier
  • Number of seasons - 2 - Meribel and St Jean d'Arves
  • Number of resorts visited - Skied 24 resorts and visited many more
  • My top 5 resorts - Meribel, Arc 1950, Val d'Isere, Whistler & Avoriaz
  • Next on the list - Alpe d'Huez
  • Favourite non-ski destination - South of France
  • Other interests - Cricket, running, cooking, beer & sunshine.
Richard in Meribel
 
 
Maddy Wynn-Jones, Administration and Sales Executive

Maddy took a gap year before studying Sports Science and Physiology at the University of Leeds. She decided to do her first ski season (and coincidently her first ski trip) in Les Gets. It’s a rare occasion to find a ‘beginner’ chalet girl, but she found a new love for skiing and went on every Uni ski trip thereafter!

A few facts about Maddy

  • Skier/snowboarder – Skier
  • Number of seasons – 1
  • Number of resorts visited – 5
  • My top 5 resorts – conveniently the only resorts I’ve visited
  • Next on the list – Niseko
  • Favourite non-ski destination – South of France
  • Other interests – rowing, hockey and running.
Rebecca Dodson - Sales Team Leader

After leaving university Rebecca found a love of all things ski (or should we say snowboarding) after working three seasons, in St. Anton, The Three Valleys and Banff. She has skied many of the resorts in Western Canada and is looking forward to exploring more on holidays. Having moved back to England she has remained in the ski industry and now has 3 years’ experience as a Ski Sales Consultant. When she isn't skiing or working she can be found relaxing with friends, usually planning the next adventure.

A few facts about Rebecca

  • Skier/snowboarder - Snowboarder
  • Number of seasons - 3, St Anton, Three Valleys and Banff
  • Number of resorts visited - 23
  • My top 5 resorts - St Anton, Revelstoke, Silver Star, Big White and Val d'Isère
  • Next on the list - Japan or Whistler
  • Favourite non-ski destination - USA
  • Other interests - I love travel! I enjoy exploring new places and the great outdoors be it climbing, hiking, biking or chilling on a beach with friends. I also enjoy film and theatre.
Rebecca enjoying some fresh powder
 
 
Calum Crichton - Sales Consultant

After learning to ski on a dry ski slope as a child, Calum soon made the switch to skiing in the wonderfully wild Scottish Highlands, and then as a teenager ventured to the Alps, where he would continue to go every year with his family (plus a few trips to the US). Although he went on to study Psychology at University, he realised after graduating that snowsports were his real passion, and so in 2018 he decided to make the big move to London to join the Erna Low team.

A few facts about Calum

  • Skier/snowboarder - Skier
  • Number of seasons - 1, in Les Carroz
  • Number of resorts visited - 16
  • My top 5 resorts - Tignes/Val d’Isere, Ischgl, Three Valleys, Les Arcs, Snowbasin
  • Next on the list - Zermatt
  • Favourite non-ski destinations - NYC, Spain, Italy
  • Other interests - Travelling, music, spending time with friends, rum
Calum in Val d'Isere
 
 
Kathleen Crowe - Sales Consultant

Returning from working in Australia, Kathleen changed her career and finally fulfilled a lifelong dream by qualifying as a ski instructor in Austria. She spent the season instructing mainly children’s groups in Ischgl and is the office expert on organising ski lessons. Her first ski trips were to Austria with school but has also skied in France, Switzerland, Andorra, Italy, Australia and New Zealand.

A few facts about Kathleen

  • Skier/snowboarder - Skier
  • Number of seasons - 1 in Ischgl
  • Number of resorts visited - 30
  • My top 5 resorts - Ischgl, Alpbach, Livigno, Arc 1950, Morzine
  • Next on the list - Whistler
  • Favourite non-ski destination - Barbados
  • Other interests - Walking Kacey my dog, yoga, tennis and Zumba.
Kathleen and Kasey
Kathleen in Ischgl
Kathleen
Vanessa Fisher - P.R. Representative

Vanessa has worked in the ski industry for almost 20 years following a ski season in Banff, Canada. She has skied many resorts through Europe and North America and loves promoting the mountains, both as summer and a winter holiday destinations, to the UK media. Vanessa has been in PR for 15+ years, now working closely with the Erna Low team to promote their fantastic ski holidays (as well as their property developments) to the travel and adventure press.

Tim Wilson - Overseas Manager

Having started repping for Erna Low in Val Thorens in 2001, Tim has worked for us in several of the big French resorts before finally settling in Les Arcs where he is now our Overseas Manager. He liaises with our suppliers in impeccable French and ensures our customers always have an available contact.

A few facts about Tim

  • Skier/snowboarder - Both
  • Number of seasons - 16
  • Number of resorts visited - 27
  • My top 5 resorts - Les Arcs, La Plagne, Val Thorens, Avoriaz, Tignes
  • Next on the list - Niseko
  • Favourite non-ski destination - South America
  • Other interests - Salsa dancing, mountain biking.