About Geoffrey Lipman
Geoffrey Lipman is Director of Greenearth.travel, a
global think tank network, promoting green growth and
travelism (travel & tourism) and specializing in strategy,
innovation and funding. He is President of ICTP
(International Council of Tourism Partners) & Associate
of Cosmos China. Lipman is Adjunct Professor at Victoria University Australia, Visiting Professor at Oxford Brookes University UK and Senior Tourism Research Fellow at George Washington University US. He is a Member of the World Economic Forum’s Global Agenda Council. Lipman joined the International Air Transport Association in the 1960s and rose to become its Executive Director before his appointment as the first President of the World Travel & Tourism Council from 1990 to 1999. Between 2006 and 2010, he served as Assistant Secretary General and spokesperson of the UNWTO, the World Tourism Organisation and prior to that acted as Advisor to the Secretary General.