I specialise in creating successful destinations by giving strategic advice to owners, developers, investors and operators of any place whose core business is visitors.
I work for private and public sector clients in the UK and internationally, advising on regions, cities, mixed use developments, visitor attractions and museums, leisure and entertainment, heritage and culture, parks and public realm.
The principles of long term, sustainable viability are the core of our approach through market analysis and research, concept and product development, feasibility studies, options appraisals, business planning, marketing and branding, finance, funding and governance/management advice.
Completing over 50 destination consultancy assignments for over 40 different private and public sector clients.
Working in all corners of the UK from Cornwall to Cumbria and in various European destinations such as Istanbul, Croatia and Malta.
- Psychology MA with Hons from Edinburgh University
- Sustainability in the Built Environment, UKGBC
Colliers UK Sustainability Strategy Group
Efes Beer Group Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea Milford Haven Port Authority Isle of Wight Newport City Council
'Thanks for getting us going on this..the business plan and marketing work was instrumental in getting the funds' Laurence Tricker, CEO of Cyclopark, upon the opening of the major cycling/sports park in Kent (June 2012)
“This is an excellent paper, really direct & easy to read. May I say how pleased I’ve been with everything that Destination Consulting has produced for me this year, the material is always logically produced and clear”. Irene Seijo, Green & Blue Grid Manager, Ashford's Future. Referring to a paper on how to generate income from parks and public spaces, May 2010