Robin Mason is an expert in sustainable tourism. She has extensive skills in destination management, business analytics, product development, and managing international development projects in Latin America, Asia, and Africa. During eighteen years with the U.S Agency for International Development (USAID), Ms. Mason contributed to the design and implementation of a Global Development Alliance program, and served in numerous roles in USAID headquarters and field missions. She has been a tourism strategic advisor and evaluation specialist to national governments, international organizations, and tourism and industry organizations. She has had extensive global travel and residences, and developed deep networks in Africa, Asia, and Latin America. Ms. Mason has two Master’s Degrees in Tourism Administration (George Washington University) and International Development (American University).