Catherine Germier-Hamel, French, currently serves as Founder and CEO of Millennium Destinations, a Seoul-based network of experts dedicated to the development and promotion of sustainable tourism destinations, businesses and products. Over the past 20 years, Catherine has gained international experience in strategic and operational marketing, communications and business development, in various fields such as tourism, hospitality, education, environment, water and power utilities, etc. With a growing commitment to sustainable development and environmental issues, she has undertaken several assignments as Consultant or Project Director within the framework of international cooperation and technical assistance projects, mostly in developing countries, France, and South Kore where she has been living since 2005. She has dedicated the past ten years to sustainable tourism, particularly as Director of Global Programs at the UNWTO ST-EP Foundation (2008-2014) and then and Tourism and Hospitality Consultant. Catherine holds a Master degree in Management and Business Administration and a vocational degree in Sustainable Tourism Development. She is also Country delegate of François Tourisme Consultants and AMFORHT - World Association for Hospitality and Tourism Education and Training – for South Korea ; Founding Member of PlayForest, a Seoul-based cooperative promoting nature-based tourism ; and Member of the Global Sustainable Tourism Council - GSTC.