Susan Goldstein is an independent consultant who enables companies, ngo’s, trade associations and events to maximise their product, network and business development in the areas of International Education, and Youth & Student Travel
A 30 year industry veteran, Susan began in retail student travel distribution, serving later as Director General of the industry’s representative body, Federation of International Youth Travel Organisations (FIYTO), and as Managing Director of its flagship trade event, the World Youth and Student Travel Conference (WYSTC).
She has published several articles on youth, student and educational travel, lectured frequently, and is a recognised international authority in the industry. She has been recognized by the British Educational Travel Association (BETA) and ITB Berlin – the world’s largest travel trade show, and the Association for Language Travel Organizations (ALTO) for her contributions to the industry.
A long time Ambassador for Travel Safe, and UK based organisation advocating child protection in the travel industry, Susan is a Trustee of its parent organisation and charity Child Safe.
Throughout her long career in both the private and public sector, Susan has used her professional networking skills to create value-adding chains of communication within and especially between individuals and communities of likeminded professionals with shared or complimentary interests.
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