The I‑PRAC leadership team has decades of rental industry experience, having assisted thousands of holidaymakers and businesses worldwide. I‑PRAC also has an experienced team of approval managers, technical verification managers and support partners, including government departments and utility providers in over 28 countries, all of whom are responsible for the I‑PRAC verification process.
An experienced operator in holiday and commercial rentals for 17 years, Chris developed and launched I‑PRAC after witnessing a family in Cannes lose £15,000 to rental fraud. He is passionate about transforming the rental industry and making it a safe place for business travellers and holidaymakers worldwide.
Chris is also CEO and co-founder of AES Accommodation Ltd and AES Events Group, a nominated accommodation and events provider for companies including Google, Twitter, Spotify, Fox Channels and Disney, and exclusively manages some of the most luxury and sought after villas on the French Riviera, from Monaco to St Tropez. This experience was key to the development, design and launch of I‑PRAC.
Mary has been involved in the rentals industry for almost 20 years, co-founding AES Accommodation Ltd with Chris Maughan – and heading up its customer relations and client service function – before working closely with him to launch I‑PRAC.
With her extensive knowledge of property owner and rental agency administration, Mary knows exactly what is required to be a legitimate rental operator.
In her role at I‑PRAC, Mary looks after all aspects of operations and finance, as well as any legal matters. Based at I‑PRAC’s head office, she is responsible for managing member payments and renewals, and helping to drive business growth.
Over the past decade, Emma has owned and run several businesses, with a special focus on outsourced PA and call handling services. This experience is now helping her manage I‑PRAC’s growth and operational strategy.
Having seen the damage that can be caused by rental fraud, Emma is committed to making I‑PRAC a trusted name for anyone looking to book a holiday or business rental.
Heading up I‑PRAC’s application centre, Emma spends her days managing the ever-growing approvals team, which conducts the rigorous checks involved in approving property owners and agencies as I‑PRAC members. She also looks after the media centre, liaising with journalists and sharing all the latest news on I‑PRAC and rental fraud.