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Regional Director for Asia and the Pacific at the World Tourism Organization
His main responsibilities include providing the maximum benefits to UNWTO Member States by maintaining close contact with member countries for the implementation of the UNWTO General Programme of Work in the Region through project management, document analysis and evaluation and market study publications. He is supervising the organization of various evens in the region including UNWTO´s statutory meeting, technical conference as well as regional, sub-regional and national tourism events being organized in collaboration with the Member State and strategic partners from the government and private sector. He assumed his current position in June 2020 and. Since he started working for UNWTO as Deputy Director in February, 2008, he has coordinated numerous UNWTO technical cooperation projects and sectoral support missions on subjects of contemporary interest to the tourism community of countries within the South Asia and East Asia and the Pacific regions. Before Harry joined UNWTO, he worked for the Korea Tourism Organization (KTO) which is Korea’s National Tourist Office. In his 17 years at KTO, most of his work experiences were associated with marketing and promotion by attracting mega events, international meetings and conferences to Korea.