Nationality: New Zealand
Time Living in Japan: 12 years
Current Job Title: Tourism Consultant
Areas of Expertise: Tourism Initiatives/ Public Speaking/ MICE/ Training
Favorite Thing About Living in Japan: Going to Shigaraki to visit the pottery kilns and friends
Originally from New Zealand. I started a Tour Guide Company in New Zealand handling inbound Japanese group and fit tour requirements. After a long career dealing with various aspects of the Japanese Inbound market, I moved to Niseko, Hokkaido in 2006 to work for Hokkaido Tracks, Niseko’s pioneering condominium development company and contributing to many aspects of Niseko’s growth as a internationally acclaimed resort in the hospitality sector before working for 7 and half years in local government contributing to Tourism and the MICE sector before becoming a Tourism and MICE Consultant based in Niseko and contributing to various projects locally and around Japan.