Destination management 7th and 14th October, 2021 9 am - 12 pm - Online
Kiri Goulter - Practitioner and Consultant
Kiri Goulter is a highly accomplished tourism
and economic development professional with extensive experience in destination
management, marketing, product and industry development. From 2009-2016 Kiri was Chief Executive
of Hamilton & Waikato Tourism, and has held senior management roles with
Tourism New Zealand and Enterprise Northland. Kiri has worked
extensively across the public and private sectors, authored MBIE's Destination Management Guidelines, and is currently working with Regional Tourism Organisations (RTOs) across NZ to develop a more sustainable,
productive and inclusive sector through improved destination management
planning and implementation.
Kiri is a member of the Institute of
Directors and is currently a Director of the Waikato Institute of Technology (Wintec), Board Member of Te Awa Cycleway and member of the Governance Board for Te Aroha Thermal Spa development., and previously, the Deputy Chair of Waikato's Regional Economic Development Agency, Te Waka.
holds a Graduate Diploma in Economic Development (AUT) and was a finalist in
the New Zealand Tourism Awards 2015 – Industry Champion, and inaugural Women of
Influence Awards 2013 – Regional/Local.