Education

MBA, Hospitality & Tourism
Prince of Songkla University
2005 – 2006 | Thailand
Thesis Topic: Competitive Strategy for Upscale/Luxury Hotel Resorts in Phuket: Gaining Competitive Advantage through Environmentally Friendly Development

Stockholm-UniversityPlanetary Boundaries and Human Opportunities
Stockholm University
2014 – 2015 | Sweden
Grade: 90% – Champion of the Biosphere
Online course by the Stockholm Resilience Centre in partnership with SDNS.edu. Planetary Boundaries and Human Opportunities: The Quest for Safe and Just Development on a Resilient Planet explored a range of emerging concepts within sustainability science. The planetary boundaries concept is at the core of contemporary research and debates in the arena of global sustainability.

sdsn-edu-logoClimate Change Science and Negotiations
Sustainable Development Solutions Network
2015 | USA
Grade: Certificate of Proficiency with Distinction
Online course by Jeffery Sachs and Emmanuel Guerin of Deep Decarbonization Pathway Project in partnership with SDNS.edu. The Climate Change Science and Negotiations course explores the climate change challenges we face on our path toward an increase of 4º Celsius. More importantly, the course looks at the solutions that exist to deeply decarbonize the global energy systems, and put the world on a 2°C pathway: improvements in energy efficiency in the building, transport and industry sectors; the generation of low-carbon electricity, through a mix of renewable energies (wind, solar), nuclear, and fossil fuels with Carbon Capture and Sequestration (CCS); and the shift to low-carbon energy carriers in energy end-use sectors, such as electric vehicles.

earth_institute_logoThe Age of Sustainable Development
Columbia University
2015 | USA

Grade: Certificate of Proficiency with Distinction
Online course by Jeffery Sachs of the Earth Institute at Columbia University in partnership with SDNS.edu. The Age of Sustainable Development explores the key challenges and pathways to sustainable development – that is, economic development that is also socially inclusive and environmentally sustainable. The course looks at three major negotiations including; the new Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs); a new framework for global sustainable development financing; and a new climate change agreement.

BA (Hons), Adventure Tourism Management
The University of Birmingham
1999 – 2001 | England
Grade: 2.1 / Upper Second / B+
Dissertation Topic: Conflicts between Spanish and visiting climbers Major: Adventure Tourism Operations and Management

Certificate International Tourism Management
International Tourism Institute
February 1999 – June 1999 | World-wide
Intensive course completed around the world, including ten days in Beijing, China, three months in Melbourne, Australia and one month in Nadi, Fiji
Dissertation Topic: Vietnam’s potential for mass tourism

Norwegian High School Diploma
Bodo High School, Norway
August 1994 – June 1998 | Norway

American High School Diploma
Farson-Eden High School, United States
September 1996 – June 1997 | United States

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