Ms.Katarina Thorstensson is an experienced sustainability strategist, advisor and moderator with a deep interest in sustainable growth in destinations and building bridges to achieve results. She has many years of experience in leading and developing the sustainability work within the tourism industry in Gothenburg, Sweden. As a result, Gothenburg has been named world leader by Global Destination Sustainability Index 2016 – 2019. She was also leading the city’s candidature for European Capital of Smart Tourism 2020.
Ms. Thorstensson has a bachelor’s degree and has been Head of Sustainability and Senior Advisor of several meetings and events, e.g. the Associations World Congress, FEI European Championships, Euroskills, European Athletics Indoor Championships to mention a few. She is former president of the Swedish Network for Sustainable Tourism & Events and a frequent guest lecturer at the University of Gothenburg and at international symposiums.
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