Our Team

We pride ourselves on the experience and skill of all our team members, which is the reason why you can rest assured that you are in great hands when planning trips for your guests. With our combined experience, knowledge and enthusiasm for our great continent, you have come to the right place – our home at Kusa Africa, a new dawn in African travel!

Graeme Watson

Founder and Director

Graeme started Kusa Africa Travel Services with the goal of bringing together some of the top minds of the Southern African tourism community. Having worked in the travel industry for over 15 years, his expertise lie in the UK, USA, Irish and Scandinavian outbound markets to Africa.

Graeme has previously spent two years living in Los Angeles, USA, where he was working for tour operators promoting travel to Africa. He has sat on the Board of Directors of SATSA (Southern Africa Tourism Services Association) when he was based in Durban, and is now based in the United Kingdom.

Kevin Watson

Chief Prosperity Officer

Kevin is the Head of Finance here at Kusa Africa, and is an executive level professional with 30 years experience having done business in close to 20 countries. As a young finance head of a JSE listed company back in 2006, he is well versed in fund raising, M&A and Corporate Governance. Over the past decade Kevin has been involved in the turnaround and African expansion of a financial services group spanning 16 offices in 9 countries with 250 staff. He is a Chartered Accountant, has an MBA and is a Certified Director. He holds various Non Executive positions where he believes he can add value, and we are proud to welcome him to Kusa Africa!

Mellissa Williams

General Manager of Possibilities

Mellissa is a truly born and bred South African with extensive knowledge of the country and passion for it.  Having lived in various SA provinces and with 20 years experience in the industry, Mellissa is well equipped to design bespoke itineraries for travellers across the board. Making a client’s dream vacation become a reality is what drives Mellissa and brings her great fulfilment.

If you are interested in being a part of the Kusa Africa team, please contact Graeme.