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Six Senses Appoints Head of Sustainability Jeffery Smith to Further Develop Hospitality Group’s Position as Industry Leader

April 14, 2016 Appointments No Comments Email Email

Six Senses Hotels Resorts Spas is very pleased to announce that Jeffery Smith has joined the group in the role of director of sustainability.

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In his new role, Jeffery will ensure that Six Senses remains at the leading edge of sustainable tourism practices. These include environmental performance of each property, support for the preservation of natural and cultural heritage, and enhancing social and economic benefits to local communities in destinations where Six Senses operates.

Jeffery joins Six Senses with 11 years of broad experience of delivering green programs, with internal and external engagement. His most recent role was in the delivery of solar energy solutions for Canadian company Solar Brokers. Prior to this position, he was based in Thailand as projects director for Global Vision International where he provided leadership to meet regional objectives for sustainable development. This followed a four-year tenure in the progressive rolls of sustainability consultant, manager and project manager for Elephant Nature Park, a sanctuary with tourism components located in Chiang Mai, Thailand.

Jeffery’s wide experience also includes roles in environmental engineering and ecosystem risk management in his native Canada. He holds a Master of Environment and Sustainability, MES accreditation from Western University and a Bachelor of Applied Science from the University of Waterloo.

Jeffery will be based at Six Senses’ Home Office in Bangkok, and welcomes collaboration with any well-aligned organisations active in the areas where Six Senses operates.

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