Looking back at your career, what was the one move that was most courageous, or the springboard to where you are today?
Standing up to the understandable presence of vested interests in the name of values I care about.
What was the toughest advice/criticism you received in your career?
Being too tough on principles.
What is the one skill you wish you had learned or a goal you haven’t yet achieved?
What is the biggest misconception that people have about you?
That I would be an apostle of globalization.
What do you hope your legacy will be regarding sustainability in the Asia Pacific regions?
Reconciling humans and nature.
Why have you chosen this as your area of tourism leadership to cap off such an honorable, impactful career?
My career has been about harnessing globalization, ie leveraging its benefits and mitigating drawbacks. Tourism is the area where these potential is the most obvious. I intend to use my experience to help finding the proper balance through concrete solutions which are in the line with global ethical values.