CHME 2022 Speakers

Keynote Speakers 

Professor Donna Chambers

Professor of Tourism at the University of Sunderland

Dr Miriam Firth

Senior Lecturer at the University of Manchester

Professor Brian King

Professor of Tourism at Texas A&M University

Professor David McGillivray

Deputy Director of the Centre for Culture, Sport and Events (CCSE)

Zakia Moulaoui Guery

Founder of Invisible Cities

Chef Tom Kitchin

Michelin Starred Chef-Proprietor, UK Restauranteur of the Year (2019)

Tourism Panel

Professor Anna Leask

Professor of Tourism Management at Edinburgh Napier University

David Cochrane

MBE, Chief Executive of the Hospitality Industry Trust Scotland

Marc Crothall

CEO of The Scottish Tourism Alliance (STA)

Leon Thompson

Executive Director of UKHospitality Scotland

Amanda Wrathall

Sales and Marketing Director at the Edinburgh International Conference Centre

Edinburgh Festivals Panel

Dr Jane Ali Knight

Professor of Festival and Event Management at Edinburgh Napier University

Major General Buster Howes CB OBE

Chief Executive of The Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo

Donald Smith

Director of the Scottish International Storytelling Festival

Scottish Food and Drink Panel

Emma Bathgate

Webmaster of Vegan Edinburgh

Ian D’Annunzio-Green

Hospitality Industry Professional

Finlay Nicol

Edinburgh Gin Distillery Manager