Dr. Susanne Becken
Dr. Susanne Becken is an Associate Professor at Lincoln University. Susanne is currently leading two government-funded programmes in New Zealand, namely ‘Tourism and Oil’ and “Preparing the Tourism Sector for Climate Change”. Susanne is on the editorial boards of the Journal of Sustainable Tourism, Journal of Policy Research in Tourism, Leisure and Events, and the International Tourism Review. She is also a Resource Editor for Annals of Tourism Research, and acted as a contributing author to the Fourth IPCC Assessment Report. In 2007, Susanne co-authored (with Prof. Hay) a book on tourism and climate change. At the UNFCCC conference in Bali, Susanne was an invited member of the United Nations World Tourism Organisation delegation. Susanne has undertaken consultancy work for organisations within New Zealand and internationally.