Veronika’s background in the tourism industry, as well as her passion for travelling, have made her to professionally focus on “tourism”.
Today, she combines over 10 years’ practical experience in international development cooperation with in-depth expertise of sustainability in tourism. As a result, Veronika’s professional career has increasingly evolved around strategic and planning tasks for different development cooperation initiatives. In her current position with Swisscontact, her experience in project design as well as her knowledge in sustainable tourism development enable her to facilitate the exchange of experiences and knowledge building across tourism projects around the globe.
Veronika has a MBA in intercultural business and cultural studies, with a focus on Latin America and tourism geography, and a MA in sustainable tourism management.
She joined the World Tourism Forum Advisory Board as the winner of the Next Generation competition 2017.