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Gwendal Castellan

Manager, Sustainable Destination Development, Tourism Vancouver (The Metro Vancouver Convention and Visitors Bureau)

Gwendal manages the Tourism Vancouver Sustainable Destination Development program. He collaborates with stakeholders and partners to design member business workshops and education events that tackle tourism sustainability issues and build industry capacity.

Gwendal Castellan

As part of his role he also manages community engagement, addressing capacity constraint and engagement  the regional destination development. 

Gwendal currently sits on the sustainability advisory committee for the Events Industry Council and has been a part of the development of the new sustainable events standard as well as the creation of monthly sustainable events webinars. He also runs the secretariat for the Vancouver Tourism Facility Managers Association and sits on the Exchange Inner-City social procurement round-table committee. He is a fellow of the League of Intrapreneurs as well as member of the Responsible Leaders Network.

In his spare time you will find Gwendal coaching cross country skiing at Hollyburn or working on the finishing touches of a five year build of a 19 1/2' long wooden sailboat. 

 

 

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