Position: Cape Town
Institution: Independent researcher
Expertise: Strategy, insights, advisory, research, analysis on tourism and the green and low carbon economy.

Kate Rivett-Carnac is a tourism and green economy researcher and strategist with a MPhil degree in sustainable development from Stellenbosch University. She has more than 20 years of experience during which she has worked as a consultant within national government, at a development finance institution and as a special advisor to a national minister. She currently provides independent advisory services and also serves as a non-executive director of South African Tourism. She writes in her personal capacity and the views are her own.