About Us - Japan Ski Experience

About Japan Ski Experience

Japan Ski Experience is a tour operator specialising in Japan ski holidays. We have extensive local knowledge with each Japan Experience consultant having spent multiple winters in Japan.

Ben Thorpe

Ben Thorpe

Director

Following 14 winters in Japan with the most recent 9 spent in Niseko, few can rival Ben's local knowledge. Ben manages JSE's Hokkaido bookings and operations.

Lindsay Colbert

Lindsay Colbert

Director

An avid skier, Lindsay spent 5 seasons in Japan before founding JSE. Lindsay's main focus is developing Japan Ski Experience to ensure it goes from strength to strength.

Justine Anbeek

Justine Anbeek

Director

Justine moved to Japan in 2004 and joined the team in 2011. As JSE's business manager Justine ensures the company's operations run smoothly and efficiently.

Sarah Mulholland

Sarah Mulholland

Hakuba Area Manager

Having spent 12 winters skiing in Hakuba, Sarah is passionate about deep powder and Japanese culture. With vast local knowledge and experience of the area, Sarah joined JSE in 2012 and is our Hakuba area manager.

Duncan Manser

Duncan Manser

Senior Travel Consultant

Based in Niseko since 2013, Duncan brings local knowledge and enthusiasm for Japan to the team. Duncan can provide first hand knowledge of why skiing in Hokkaido is the best there is!

Takayo Bryan

Takayo Bryan

Hokkaido Travel Consultant

As a long term Niseko resident born in Asahikawa, Takayo knows Hokkaido as well as anyone. Her local knowledge and experience ensure you will be recommended the best places to stay, eat and ski.

Ai Tomizawa

Ai Tomizawa

Hakuba Travel Coordinator

Born in mountainous Yamanishi Prefecture, Ai learned to ski as soon as she could walk! Now based in Australia, Ai maintains a strong connection to Japan and has spent winter seasons in Hakuba.

Yuka Nabeshima

Yuka Nabeshima

Niseko Travel Coordinator

Yuka was born in Sapporo and grew up skiing Hokkaido's World famous powder snow. She loves to travel and has lived in Australia and Canada. Yuka makes sure all holidays run according to plan.

Bruna Magor

Bruna Magor

Accountant

As an integral member of the Japan Ski Experience team Bruna has been visiting Japan for years and has a superb understanding of the country and its culture.

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