I am an Assistant Programme Manager in the Tourism Department at the University of Sunderland in London.
My educational background is in business and tourism and my PhD, awarded in 2004, was titled Exploring Adventure Tourism potential in the Central Himalayas.
My current research interests include:
- Sustainable tourism development
- Tourism and hospitality marketing
- International business environment
Other interests include acting as a reviewer for Tourism Analysis: An Interdisciplinary Journal (GI-Global Publishers), an External Examiner for BPP University, membership of the Scientific Committee for International Association of Cultural and Digital Tourism (IACUDIT) and membership of the Examination Board for Confederation of Tourism and Hospitality.