The Living Wage Foundation is pleased to announce that Tourism Concern is an accredited Living Wage employer.

The Living Wage is an hourly rate set independently and updated annually. The Living Wage is calculated according to the basic cost of living using the ‘Minimum Income Standard’ for the UK. Decisions about what to include in this standard are set by the public; it is a social consensus about what people need to make ends meet.

Trustees (Council Members)

Roger Goode

Dr Albert Kimbu

Albert has been a Lecturer in Hospitality and Tourism at the University of Surrey, Guildford since 2010. He gained his BA in the English Language and Literature in English from the University of Yaoundé and obtained an MA in Heritage Management from the Brandenburg University of Technology Cottbus.

Whitney Wilkinson

Whitney comes from a corporate governance background and has worked for a number of small charities. After obtaining a BA in Politics and Law from the University of Kent, Whitney has worked in the non-profit sector for the past 5 years and has volunteered with Results UK, Street Child International and Stop the Traffik.

Juan I. Marambio

Psychologist, with a Diploma on Sustainable Tourism Management and currently studying the Msc Social Development Practice at UCL. After being an outdoors guide in San Pedro de Atacama, in 2010 funds Travolution.org, with Sebastian Gatica. Since then, has been its CEO. Has participated has consultant in tourism development projects with communities in Chile and Argentina.

Luca Patrignani

Luca holds a BSc. in Physics from the University of Ferrara (Italy) and a double MSc. in Applied Photonics from Friedrich Schiller University Jena (Germany) and Imperial College London (UK). He worked for Accenture as a Business Intelligence consultant for 3 years and currently contracts in the digital sector for one of the top 5 […]

Dr. Andy Lyon

Dr. Andy Lyon is Head of Department for Marketing, Tourism and Events Management at the University of Chester. His PhD was on sustainable tourism development in the Waterberg Biosphere Reserve in South Africa. He lectures on tourism sustainability and tourism planning & development.