International sustainable tourism expert with over 20 years of combined professional experience in the private-sector, non-profit, and international development in cultural and natural heritage management, ecotourism, community-based tourism, marketing, and branding. University lecturer in Public History Management of cultural and natural heritage sites.
Consulted in Armenia, Bangladesh, Cambodia, Indonesia, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Panama, Turkmenistan, Vietnam, and the USA for multi- and bi-lateral organizations (USAID, World Bank, IFC, ADB, GIZ, JICA) and international NGOs (The Nature Conservancy, Conservation International).
Authored comprehensive cultural heritage and ecotourism management plans, tourism feasibility studies, archaeological site preservation plans, and numerous tourist publications. Developed Cambodia’s first national branding campaign, “Cambodia: Kingdom of Wonder.” Conducted various trainings in tour guiding, ecotourism, community-based and indigenous tourism.
Over six years of advertising and marketing experience on travel-related accounts (cruise and airlines), including as Senior Account Executive at Saatchi & Saatchi Advertising in New York.