Sue Snyman

South Africa – Regional Programme Director

Sue SnymanDr Sue Snyman joined Wilderness Safaris in 2008 bringing with her over a decade of experience in the ecotourism industry in southern Africa, including guiding, community development and liaison, camp management and environmental impact assessments as an independent consultant.

In 2008 Sue completed a Master of Business Science (Economics) from the University of Cape Town, South Africa, and recently received a PhD (Resource Economics) at the same university. Having completed coursework at the University of Goteborg in Sweden, the focus of her PhD research measured the socio-economic impact of high-end ecotourism in remote, rural communities adjacent to protected areas, based on over 1800 community surveys in six southern African countries including Botswana, Malawi, Namibia, Seychelles, South Africa, Zambia and Zimbabwe. Sue is the Group Community Development and Culture Manager for Wilderness Safaris, as well as the Regional Director of Children in the Wilderness.

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