Alistair Henchman




Natasha Paul

Consultant | Adelaide, Australia

Natasha’s expertise in sustainable tourism, tourism in protected areas, tourism policy, and industry engagement is complemented by her award winning communications, strategic, conceptual and analytical skills.

During 10 years in the Northern Territory tourism industry, she worked with World Heritage listed and jointly managed Kakadu National Park to implement the world’s first compulsory protected area tour guide training and accreditation program. She also supported the establishment of Aboriginal owned and operated tourism businesses.

She developed a framework to support the NT tourism industry in improving its environmental sustainability and worked on a framework to support sustainable commercial tourism development in Northern Territory parks.


  • Visitor management in protected areas and sustainable tourism

  • Policy development and strategic planning
  • Research and analytical skills.

Project Highlights

  • Pacific Sustainable Tourism Standard, Pacific Tourism Organisation

  • Recovery Planning – ADB PSDI Private Sector Development Initiative, Asian Development Bank – Niue and Republic of Marshall Islands
  • Pacific Tourism Crisis Management and Resilience Framework Study, Private Sector Development Initiative, Asian Development Bank
  • Pacific Sustainable Tourism Policy Framework and Action Plan, New Zealand Government
  • Australia’s Coral Coast Destination Management Plan
  • Australia’s Golden Outback Destination Management Plan
  • Sustainable Tourism Master Plan, Magnetic Island, Queensland
  • Cleve Ecotourism Strategy, District of Cleve, South Australia
  • Murchison SKA Interpretive Experience, Western Australia
  • Boston Island Business Plan (SA).