Norwegian Lodge

Our Team

Meet the people who make Lyngen Lodge what it is

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Graham Austick

Owner/Managing Director

Graham Austick

Graham is the owner and head of operations at our boutique lodge in northern Norway. He is a professional UIAGM International Mountain Guide, Diploma Ski Teacher and Yacht Master Skipper. He founded the ski guiding company Piste to Powder in St. Anton (Austria), specialising in global ski expeditions. This led him to the Lyngen Alps, where he decided to settle and build Lyngen Lodge in 2008.

Elisabeth Braathen

Owner/Managing Director

Elisabeth Braathen

Elisabeth is owner and head of bookings. She is a hospitality professional with years of international experience. She was born in Trondheim (Norway) and lived for many years in Austria, managing ski resorts. Elisabeth is an avid skier, mountaineer and general sports fanatic. She joined forces with Graham to create the Lyngen Lodge in 2008.

Karen Byatt

Bookings & Customer Relations

Karen Byatt

The Lyngen Lodge experience begins with the very first email. Karen is your first point of contact for all information and your booking process. You can choose one of our package programs or allow Karen to tailor your special visit. No request is too big and no detail is too small.

Andrew Loizou

Lodge Manager

Andrew Loizou

With a background managing and developing luxury chalets in the French Alps to safari lodging in Victoria Falls and a strong passion for travel and people, Andrew will ensure every detail of your stay is taken care of.

Alex Kudratsjev

Executive Chef

Alex Kudratsjev

Alex’s mission is to stun you with his culinary creations, catering to different requirements. He prides himself on being able to source the finest ingredients from home and abroad. You may leave here fuller, but also healthier and feeling on top of the world!

Sophie Gyles

Hostess

Sophie Gyles

Sophie's pride in her work will ensure you enjoy the lodge and surrounding area as much as she does. Always smiling and an endless willingness and helpfulness!

Lukas Zeman

Host

Lukas Zeman

Years of top end hospitality experience means Lukas knows exactly how to care for guests. His strong attention to detail and abundant enthusiasm will help to make your stay even more remarkable.

Nikola Havlova

Hostess

Nikola Havlova

It's impossible to miss Nikola's contagious energy and enthusiasm. This, coupled with her obsession for travel & new cultures as well constant care for guests will make every guest feel right at home.

Neil Hudson

Activity Guide

Neil Hudson

Maximising your experience on each of our adventures is all about having a trusted companion alongside you. Someone who takes care of safety, leads the way, immerses you in the local culture, and can have a laugh along the way. Neil ticks all of these boxes and will make your experience unforgettable.

Finlay Roy Austick

Lodge Assistant

Finlay Roy Austick

Aleksi Homanen

Activity Guide

Aleksi Homanen

Enjoy and explore the beautiful Lyngen Alps with Aleksi ensuring you truly connect with your surroundings and make memories to last a lifetime.

Working at Lyngen Lodge

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Interested in working at Lyngen Lodge with this fantastic team? Have a look at our open job positions for more information:

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