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Sustainability in Hospitality: A Performance Metrics Perspective

Monday 23 March 2020

Ulster University, York Street, Belfast BT15 1ED

Guest Speaker: Olivia Ruggles–Brise, Director, Greenview


5:30pm Arrival and networking over light refreshments

6pm Welcome and Guest Speaker

7pm Close

This event is aimed at anyone who is involved in the hospitality industry or has an interest in sustainability. It is open to anyone who wishes to attend.

Speaker Biography: Olivia Ruggles–Brise, Director, Greenview

Olivia has over 15 years experience in the travel and hospitality sector in sustainability, strategy, communications and consultancy. She joins sustainability consultancy firm Greenview from the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) where she led the organisation’s strategy, research and sustainability initiatives.

She oversaw WTTC’s involvement in the development of the Hotel Carbon Measurement Initiative (HCMI) and led industry task forces on environmental–social–governance (ESG) reporting, climate action, illegal wildlife trade and human trafficking. Olivia was also responsible for the programme for WTTC’s annual Global Summit and regional events, the annual Tourism for Tomorrow awards programme, and setting the organisation’s strategy based on industry trends and insights.

Prior to joining WTTC, Olivia was a consultant with The Tourism Company and developed sustainable tourism strategies for destinations around the UK and internationally as well as hotel and cruise feasibility studies and audience development plans for heritage sites.

Olivia is based in London, UK. She has a Master’s degree in Tourism, Environment and Development studies from King’s College London and a Bachelor’s degree in French and Spanish from the University of Edinburgh.

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