Extensive experience of post-conflict/crisis recovery, including Foot & Mouth in the UK, Ebola in West Africa and conflict, and terrorism throughout the Middle East and Africa. 30 years of professional experience in tourism management and development, including 18 as an award-winning international consultant. Clients include the International Co-operative Alliance, UNDP, UNEP, UNESCO, UNWTO, and World Bank. Current projects include assignments in South Asia, Middle East, West Africa, and Europe. Strong focus on aligning tourism strategies to the SDGs.
Drawing on experience to make tourism better by focusing on destination communities as hosts and active agents (rather than mere suppliers).