Dr. Fransiskus Xaverius Teguh
Fransiskus Xaverius Teguh is a renowned expert in the field of sustainable development and conservation in the Ministry of Tourism and Creative Economy of Indonesia. With a career spanning over three decades, Dr. Frans Teguh has held various positions within The Ministry, starting in 1992. He began his career as an educator and department head at the Bandung School of Tourism (STP) before moving on to roles such as Planning and Program Coordinator, Deputy Assistant for Planning and Investment, and Deputy Assistant for Infrastructure and Ecosystem Development.
Dr. Frans Teguh has an impressive academic background, with degrees including a Bachelor of Applied Tourism Sciences from STP Bandung in Indonesia, a Master of Arts in Tourism and Hospitality Management from Bournemouth University in United Kingdom, and a Doctorate in Tourism Studies from Gadjah Mada University in Indonesia. He is also a Certified Hospitality Educator (CHE) recognized by the American Hotel and Lodging Association.
In his current role as Senior Advisor to the Minister for Sustainable Development and Conservation, and also as Acting Chairman of Indonesia Sustainable Tourism Council, Dr. Frans Teguh plays a crucial role in shaping policies and initiatives that promote sustainable tourism practices in Indonesia. He is actively involved in forums and discussions related to sustainable tourism, emphasizing the importance of conservation and responsible tourism management.
Overall, Dr. Frans Teguh's extensive experience and expertise in sustainable development and conservation make him a valuable asset to the Ministry of Tourism and Creative Economy, contributing to the growth and preservation of Indonesia's tourism industry.