2022 GSTC Asia-Pacific Conference Speakers

A mixture of panel discussions and interactive workshops with Korean and international experts in sustainable tourism as speakers. The 2022 GSTC Asia-Pacific Conference will address:

  • (A) Attraction & Destination Stewardship
  • (B) MICE & Hotels
  • (C) Ecotourism & Heritage
Schedule and Program


Natalie Kidd
Chief People and Purpose Officer, Intrepid Travel

Caesar Indra
President, Traveloka

Ki-Seok Ko
Head, Public Policy & Government Affairs, Airbnb

Su Kim Loh
Vice President, Sustainability, Resorts World Sentosa


Cheh Hsien Lee
Division Director – Planning, Sentosa Development Corporation


Catherine Germier-Hamel
CEO, Destination Mekong

Matawee Mujchapan
Operations Manager – Environment & Sustainability, Centara Hotels & Resorts


Francis Hong
Suwon Convention & Visitors Bureau

Jason Lin
Co-founder & CEO, Talent Basket


Christina Leala Gale
Sustainable Tourism Manager, Pacific Tourism Organisation (SPTO)

Sophea Sok
Regional Program Manager – Asia-Pacific, Planeterra Foundation

Hajime Ono
Chief Official, Office of Director for Travel Promotion, Japan Tourism Agency, Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism


Hongkook Ha
Secretary General, Korea MICE Association


Jennifer Lin
Senior Manager, Business Development, Southeast Asia, Rezio

Susan Santos de Cárdenas
President & CEO, Society for Sustainable Tourism – Philippines


Sukumar Verma
Vice President, Industry and Enterprise, Singapore Association of Convention & Exhibition Organisers & Suppliers (SACEOS)


Luigi Cabrini
Chairman, GSTC


Chee Shin Yee
Chief of Staff, Batu Batu Tengah Island


Dr. Mihee Kang
Director – Asia-Pacific, GSTC


CB Ramkumar
Director – South Asia, GSTC


Randy Durband


Shinobu Hayama
CEO, Journey for Change


Sunhee Yoon
CEO, Jeju Ecotourism


Roi Ariel
General Manager, GSTC


Dr. Michail Toanoglou
Professor Hospitality and Tourism, Jeonju University


Dr. Seongjin Kim
Korea Culture & Tourism Institute


Prof. Young-ki Choi
Jeonju University


Prof. In-pyeong Ryu
Jeonju University


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