Speakers


Thomas Schneider

Germany


ADAPTUR project director


Thomas Schneider has a Masters in Economics and Business Management. He worked for several companies in Germany such as the consulting company Accenture (formerly Andersen Consulting) and the Telecom Alamán Group.

Since 2004 he has worked for the German Cooperation for Sustainable Development (GIZ). He has worked in Africa, Asia and Latin America with a focus on the sustainable development of the private and tourism sector. Since 2017 he has been the Director of the ADAPTUR Project whose focus is to support the tourism sector in Mexico to adapt to climate change. Counterparts are SECTUR, SEMARNAT, CONANP and INECC. ADAPTUR works in San Miguel de Allende, Riviera Nayarit / Jalisco and the Riviera Maya.

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