Prof. Marina Novelli
InstitutionUniversity of Brighton
Choices & opportunities for Africa’s tourism in Building Resilience
3.00- 4.00 PM
Prof. Marina Novelli (PhD) is an internationally renowned Tourism and International Development expert. At the University of Brighton (UK), she is Professor of Tourism and International Development and Academic Lead for the Responsible Futures Research and Enterprise Agenda. She has worked in over 20 African destinations and advised on projects funded by the World Bank, the EU, the UN, the Commonwealth Secretariat, National Ministries and Tourism Boards, Regional Development Agencies and NGOs in Sub-Saharan Africa, Europe and Asia. Her work has demonstrated to have impact far beyond tourism by contributing to more effective economic growth, improved environments and more inclusive societies.