Anna Spenceley


Anna Spenceley is a tourism consultant focusing on sustainable tourism based in South Africa. In particular, she works in areas of high biodiversity in developing countries, through her company STAND. Anna is Chair of the IUCN's World Commission on Protected Areas (WCPA) Tourism and Protected Areas Specialist Group, a Senior Research Fellow with the University of Johannesburg, and sits on the editorial teams of several journals including the Journal of Sustainable Tourism. She is also the editor of the book Responsible Tourism: Critical issues for Conservation and Development and co-editor of Evolution and Innovation in Wildlife Conservation and Tourism and Poverty Reduction: Impacts and Principles in Developing Countries.