Speakers

Robyn Nixon

Head of Intrepid Foundation

About

Robyn has worked for Intrepid Travel for the past 20 years, one of the world’s leading responsible tour operators.  One of her key roles within the business has been on the sustainability side, heading up the Responsible Business team and the not-for-profit Intrepid Foundation, which matches donations to improve the livelihoods of vulnerable individuals and communities through sustainable travel experiences. Robyn has spearheaded sustainable campaigns including the very successful Seaweed regeneration project which has raised more than £330,000 to support the almost extinct giant kelp forest in Tasmania. In addition Robyn has been involved in spearheading the establishment of community based tourism projects which have a huge role to play in empowering women and also bringing sustainable practises to rural communities in some of the least develop countries in the world.    
 
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