• Name: Steve Noakes
  • Position: Pacific Asia Tourism

Has been involved in the travel and tourism industry for 45 years, and is a long term advocate for sustainable tourism practices across the Asia Pacific region. Founder of Pacific Asia Tourism, an international project management company focused on tourism’s capacity to contribute to the Sustainable Development Goals and the Global Code of Ethics for Tourism.

Part-owner of Ecolodges Indonesia & EcoSafari Indonesia, operating ecolodges and inbound tours with a wildlife and biodiversity conservation focus across Indonesia. Chair of the Board of Directors of Binna Burra Lodge (Queensland, Australia) and Vice Chairman of the National Parks Association of Queensland. Has served as an Adjunct/Visiting Professor in Sustainable Tourism at Universities in Australia, Norway and Finland.