Apart from establishing my own successful businesses over the years, I have been recruited to create bespoke tourism initiatives on behalf of many a corporation, including Government bodies. I take great pride in working with teams and seeking the greatest outcomes possible with the resources at hand. I just love making stuff happen!
I have travelled since I was a teenager, exploring the most remote and fascinating cultures I could possibly find – mostly Asia, The Americas, Europe and the Caribbean. I have also been lucky to live and work overseas for a number of years. Most recently was my FIFO time spent in Northern Sumatra Indonesia working for the Government Tourism Body. This to date has been my most memorable work posting in another country. Simply a beautiful experience – wonderful landscapes and incredible people....
Lake Toba – Wonderful Indonesia.
To date this has been my most memorable work posting in another country. Simply a beautiful experience – wonderful landscapes and incredible people & Culture. A successful mission I am very proud of, and just can’t wait to get back there to check on the progress…
My job was to simply form, from a green patch of pristine virgin volcanic land and introduce Tourism initiatives on and around Lake Toba, 2210 km North of Bali. With a mostly Muslim population, I was cared for to no end and given every possible resource imaginable to consult – connect and facilitate Lake Toba into an emerging tourism destination – targeting Expats from Singapore, Kuala Lumpur, Jakarta and beyond.
I was supported by the President of Indonesia by means of BOPDT to make this destination a Tourism icon. As part of ‘Jokowi’s’ election promise, 10 ‘new Bali’s’ are planned, this time with infrastructure and planning.
I have here on this page some pics and videos to give you the gist of what I was up to in Beautiful Lake Toba.