Zina Bencheikh

Managing Director EMEA

Intrepid Group

Managing Director EMEA

Zina Bencheikh is driven by her passion for making the world a more inclusive and equal place. Born in Marrakech and educated in France and the UK, Bencheikh started her career in finance in Paris before returning to Morocco to join Intrepid as Finance Manager in 2010. She has progressed rapidly through a number of financial and operational leadership roles with the company, while using the business’ global reach to create economic opportunities for women through tourism.

Bencheikh has worked at the adventure operator for more than a decade, most recently as regional general manager of its operations arm Peak DMC for Europe, Middle East, and North Africa. In May 2020, she became the newly appointed Managing Director of Intrepid Travel for EMEA, overseeing Intrepid’s European headquarters in London.