The Finch family - Staff spotlight

The Finch Family


Jonathan Mutisya – Camp Manager

Jonathan is building himself a reputation as a pioneer of the camp as much as perhaps Denys Finch Hatton himself! Jonathan has overseen over two decades at the camp, from the humble beginnings of helping build the camp itself in 1992 to the position of Camp Manager presently. Passionate and knowledgeable of the native flora & fauna, the surrounding eco-systems and the great African wilderness, Jonathan looks forward to making your visit as special as the place he calls home – the Tsavo.

Gideon Saruni - safari guide

Gideon Saruni – Safari Guide

A native Kenyan Masai, Saruni through his upbringing as a naturalist Moran, deep knowledge of the Tsavo, and familiarity with wildlife makes an extremely insightful safari guide. Coming from the nearby Masai community, he is an integral part of the Finch Hattons family. Saruni will guide you through the untamed and uncrowded Tsavo wilderness, sharing with you his tales and experiences during your stay.

Sammy Mutua – Head Chef

No safari is complete without experiencing a culinary feast, and at Finch Hattons we have built a legendary reputation for serving culinary delights to match the tastes of sophisticated food connoisseurs the world over. Sammy Mutua has been part of the family since 1997 wearing hats of kitchen assistant, comic cook, chef de partie and now head chef. A sweet tooth, he recommends chocolate mousse, swan puff, chocolate profiteroles or crêpe for dessert.

Sammy Head Chef

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