MEET OUR TEAM
Excellence Every Step of The Way – Our vision was set to become a dynamic force in the travel industry, and we’ve proven that high class travel needs can be met at the most competitive rates.
Our expert team of skilled employees handle airline distribution, consolidation, sales and strategy consulting, and technology solutions. Voyzant consistently delivers excellent service.
Co Founder | Chief Executive Officer
Successful entrepreneur, political strategist, media personality, and above all an innovative leader, Chitparan recognized there was a void in Canada’s travel market and embarked on providing a solution for what the travel industry was missing. As Co-founder and CEO of Voyzant, He set out to create a quality full-service provider to exclusively handle the needs of travel agents and agencies while being cost-effective. Chitparan holds a degree in engineering, moved on to a career in media, then diversified his talents and became a sought-after political strategist and operator. His experience of working closely with international airlines, his deep understanding of travel distribution and world knowledge of transport built the foundation for Voyzant to become the global leader it is today.
Chief Financial Officer
As Chief Financial Officer of Voyzant, Philip handles the financial planning and manages the finance and accounting divisions. Philip has over twenty-five years of international experience in private, publicly traded and venture-funded organizations mostly centered around travel related businesses. Prior to joining Voyzant, Philip was Chief Financial Officer of the publicly traded Alshamel International, one of the largest travel management companies in the Middle East. He was CFO at OneTravel Inc., LBF Travel, Travelmation Corporation, and Direct Travel. He also held senior finance positions at American Express, The BISYS Group, Rosenbluth International and The Ladbroke Group. Philip brings his expertise in raising capital, structuring companies, financial oversight, merger, and acquisitions to Voyzant.
Voyzant General Counsel
John handles Voyzant’s legal compliance, transactional matters including commercial contracts, licenses, partnership agreements and strategic alliances. He has over thirty years of legal experience having worked as in-house counsel for Suncor Energy, Magna International and Kinross Gold. He has also worked for the Canadian law firm McCarthy Tetrault. John has been responsible for handling major expansion projects, mergers, corporate commercial and regulatory matters. His skill and understanding of a wide range of complex legal affairs makes him a valuable team member of Voyzant.
VICE PRESIDENT – SOUTH PACIFIC
William recently joined the Voyzant group as Vice President of the South Pacific region. William’s extensive airline industry management experience has spanned over twenty-five years. Prior to joining Voyzant, William held a principal commercial position overseeing the Canadian region for Qantas Airways and Finnair and was their Regional General Manager of South America for thirteen years. William possesses a wealth of experience and has forged formidable industry relationships. He brings his passion for the airline industry to the Voyzant team.
Vice President | Asia Pacific
Eric is responsible for Voyzant’s travel division in the Asia-Pacific, and he has over 30 years of travel industry management experience. He has been the head of business travel for some of the top companies in the industry. His range of expertise includes customer service, account management, sales marketing, and airlines. Before joining Voyzant, he was the vice president of Mandarin Holidays. Eric brings his capable professional wisdom to the Voyzant team.
Director of Sales and Strategy
Mohammed Sadiq Shukoor
Sadiq administers the sales for Voyzant’s global market. Prior to joining Voyzant, Sadiq held several key roles in India and the Middle East for Emirates Airline. He brings over 20 years of practical knowledge in business development, sales strategies, and account management. He holds a master’s degree in business administration. Aside from his expertise and experience, Sadiq’s passion for the travel and aviation industry make him an invaluable member of the Voyzant team.
Business Manager United States
Mabel supervises Voyzant’s U.S. operations. Her strong industry acumen at ensuring company productivity and efficiency, implementing business strategies and supervising employees can be witnessed by the successful full-service retail travel agency she owned and managed in Chicago, Illinois for over thirty years. Mabel’s inspiring leadership and initiatives where officially recognized by Congressman Danny K Davis at the 9th Congressional International Women’s Day Gala where she was awarded as one of the top 20 Global Women of Excellence 2021. Mabel brings her strong work ethic, creative spirit and vast knowledge of the U.S. market to the Voyzant team.
General Manager India
Rajkumar recently joined the Voyzant group as General Manager of our India division. Rajkumar has substantial experience in travel and tourism, having worked in the industry for close to thirty years. Rajkumar’s expertise in sales and marketing has earned him an esteemed reputation amongst his peers. Prior to joining Voyzant, Rajkumar worked in Mumbai and southern India with top ranking consolidators: Akbar Travels of India, Riya Travel, and Tours India Pvt. Ltd. He has also worked for United Airlines and Royal Brunei Airlines in Oman. He brings his knowledge, dedication and extensive relationships within the travel and tourism industry to the Voyzant team.
National Sales Manager
Ravi is responsible for Voyzant’s operations in Western Canada. Ravi’s career in the aviation and travel industry spans over twenty-five years and he has earned a reputation for his ability to successfully handle and resolve complex situations. Prior to joining Voyzant, Ravi worked for Skylink Travel in Vancouver as a sales manager, was the Operations Manager for Globespan/Flyglobespan Airline and a team manager for RDM, a Lufthansa Airline subsidiary. Ravi brings his analytic talents and extensive travel network connections to the Voyzant team.
General Manager – Asia Pacific
Joanne manages the daily operations of Voyzant’s Asia Pacific division. Her passion for the travel industry provides the source of her motivation to always ensure that goals are being met, budgets are upheld and employee morale maintained. Prior to joining Voyzant, she worked for Jade Tours, Taipan Tours and Mandarin Holidays. Well versed in the tourism industry and Asian market, Joanne brings her professional relationships, skill, and dedication to Voyzant.
Sanaz brings over 20 years of experience in the travel tourism industry having worked with wholesalers in Montreal such as Standard Tours and Canandes International Tours Inc. She is proficient in handling group bookings with major airlines, complex pricing, ticketing, re-issues, and refunds. Sanaz also brings her in-depth knowledge of the Sabre GDS system, strong airline relationships, land portion and customer service coaching. When she is not busy negotiating with airlines to get the best fares for group travels, Sanaz can be found unwinding by doing some laps in the pool.