Meet the WCG Team

Behind every successful COMPANY  there is a set of really awesome people.

Scott SmithCEO

Scott Smith

Email:  ssmith@wwchartergroup.com  

Skype: wwc-scott  

Backed by 20 years in the aviation and travel industries, Scott brings strong leadership, innovative vision and dynamic initiative in his role as President and CEO of Worldwide Charter Group. Scott was first introduced to the travel business in high school when he launched and built a student travel company from the ground up which grew to be the largest of its kind in Canada. Following that achievement, Scott expanded south into the US travel market where he successfully owned and operated a sports marketing firm. Building on his wealth of industry expertise and in search of a new challenge, Scott diversified into the aviation industry where his travel agency experience and education in Business Economics lead him to his current role as CEO of Worldwide Charter Group. Scott's leadership has been the driving force behind the continued success of the Worldwide team as well as its exciting expansion from an adhoc charter brokerage to a full service aviation management company.

Emily DuncanDirector of Operations

Emily Duncan

Email:  emily@wwchartergroup.com  

Skype: wwc-emily

Following her graduation from Queen’s University with a BAH in Political Science, Emily joined the Worldwide team. Since moving into the Operations Management position, Emily has played an integral role in furthering Worldwide’s reputation for excellence in sales, consulting, client relations, project planning / management and on-site charter operations. Emily’s superior organizational skills, sales & marketing savvy, commitment to customer service and dedicated 24/7 client support have made her a leader within the Worldwide Charter Group organization across all departments.

Prakash MulaniCharter Sales

Prakash Mulani

Email: prakash@wwchartergroup.com

Skype: wwc-prakash

Prakash is the newest member of our team and is based at our Head Office in Canada.  While a new addition to the WCG family, Prakash comes to us with 30 years in previous aviation experience.  Prakash's interest in a career within the aviation industry dates back to his early childhood.  Like all small boys, his visits to the airport and sightings of the various aircraft filled him with fascination and excitement.  Eventually he turned that dream into a reality, and to date he has worked in many airports across Canada and the Middle East.  His resume includes experience in Ground Handling Management (both Passenger and Ramp Services), as well as Ground Services Operations Control Centre, ULD and Load Master Operations, Staff Planning / Recruitment / Training, Standard Level Service Auditing, Customer Service, and Statistical Reporting.  

Prakash thrives on doing the job well and exceeding customer expectations.  He brings energy to the workplace and always makes a positive impact.  We are pleased to have him onboard with us!

 

Tidiane NdiayeRegional Manager: Africa

Tidiane Ndiaye

Email: ti.ndiaye@iris.sn

Skype: altidiou

Tidiane has long been a highly valued and respected member of the Worldwide Charter Group Team and has played a significant role in all of our successful projects in Africa.  Tidiane comes to us with decades of practical experience in the air transport industry including work with general tourism, charter airlines and package tours.  He also specializes in consulting services and market representation.  Tidiane provides our clients operating within or to Africa direct site representation and a wealth of first hand knowledge and experience.

Omar ShishaniSpecial Projects Coordinator

Omar Shishani

Email: shishani_omar@yahoo.com

Skype: omar.shishani1

Omar has 14 years’ experience in the airline sector, with particular focus in the charter airline business.  He has played significant contributory roles in the creation and management of several charter companies. Omar is well known as someone who “gets the job done” - he is a multi-tasker and thrives on responsibility and achieving top operating results for our clients. Omar also has extensive background as a liaison with government ministries and civil aviation authorities. Omar’s love for the aviation field adds strong energy and action to all WCG logistics and ground operations.

Dario ArdilaSite Coordinator: South America

Dario Ardila

Email: global.reps.ltda@gmail.com

Skype: dario.ardila1

We had the pleasure of adding Dario to our site logistics team in South America during our 2014 World Cup operations.  Dario oversaw our track program out of Bogota, Colombia to various cities in Brazil, moving thousands of fans to cheer on their team in the early matches.  His focus and dedication to smooth and efficient operations made our flights a success and we are pleased to have Dario's continued presence as part of our Logistics Team in South America. 

Brian SlopsemaSite Charter Coordinator

Brian Slopsema

Email: bslopsema1975@yahoo.com

Skype: alwaysajetsetter

Brian has been a member of the Worldwide Charter Group Site Coordination Team since 2013, travelling as the Sandals Resorts Mega Fam Coordinator in the 2013 and 2014 Seasons, as well as working as the Site Coordinator for our USA travel contingent in the US and Brazil for the 2014 World Cup. Brian's endlessly positive energy, sunny attitude and high level of organization makes him one of our best assets on the ground. 

Richard LowrySite Coordinator

Richard Lowry

Email: richard@wwchartergroup.com / phxjeep@gmail.com

Dick Lowry has been a valued member of our on-site logistics team for 10+ years.  Dick has handled the site coordinator for dozens of our charters, including World Youth Day in Sydney Australia in 2008, World Cup 2010 in South Africa, Hajj Operations in Burkina Faso in 2012, as well as Nigeria Ops for World Cup 2014.  Dick's global and well rounded experience make him a strong contributor to the Worldwide Team.  

Alioune NdiayeSite Coordinator for Hajj / Africa Operations

Alioune Ndiaye

Email: al.ndiaye@irisn.sn

Skype: litondiaye

Alioune has worked as a site-coordinator for Worldwide Charter Group in various countries throughout Africa, most recently in Nigeria for the 2014 World Cup and in Senegal for the 2014 Hajj.  His efficiency, dedication and work ethic have made him a highly membered value of our ground team. 

Nor Hisham bin NordinGround & Logistics Representative - MALAYSIA

Nor Hisham bin Nordin

Email: hisham@wwchartergroup.com / hisham.neptune@gmail.com

Skype: heath2612

Hisham began his career in the aviation sector when he joined Malaysia Airlines, working in the Cargo Services Department.  He quickly developed a well rounded skill set in cargo logistics, specializing in customer service, commercial cargo, internal processing and systems and staff training.  He further diversified his CV upon commencing work in Charterered Air Cargo services, and became more involved in the Sales side of the operation working closely with multiple airlines to secure several major contracts in cargo transportation throughout the South East Asia Region.  Hisham’s open and honest personality, combined with his easy going well managed approach to ground operations has earned him a solid reputation and he continues his work within the cargo and aviation industries with great enjoyment.

 

Bruno FeganRegional Manager: Ecuador

Bruno Fegan

Email: feganontaneda@gmail.com

Skype: b.fegan

Bruno is a seasoned veteran of the travel industry.  Over the course of the past 23 years, Bruno has contributed to the success of many GSA agencies in Canada, South America and the United States coordinating the representation of International Airlines, Tourism Bureaus and other Tourist Products.  He played a key role in the establishment of several prestigious international companies in Ecuador. 

Bruno first joined the Worldwide Charter Group Team in 2014 as a site coordinator for our Ecuador operations and we are pleased to welcome him back as our manager for the region. 

 

Marcos de Andrade Uchoa RezendeCommercial Representative: Brazil, Argentina & Chile

Marcos de Andrade Uchoa Rezende

Marcos is the third generation of his family to work in the aviation industry.  He began 15 years ago working through the various sectors within his family's business, assisting in logistics coordination and legal representation for airline clientele.  Currently he works within the commercial and financial departments of the company.  Marcos joined Worldwide Charter Group in 2014 to assist with operations for the FIFA World Cup in Brazil.  Today Marcos is the Commercial Representative for WCG in Brazil, Argentina and Chile.