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Mr Albert Teo

Adjunct Lecturer

Background

Mr Albert Teo has been in the tourism industry for the last thirty five years. He has been a hotelier, tour operator, lodge and backpacker owner and operator, photographer, author, publisher, conference organizer, ecotourism consultant, speaker and lecturer. Albert is currently the Managing Director of Borneo Eco Tours, Sukau Rainforest Lodge and Borneo Backpackers. Albert's current professional appointments include:

  • Fellow and Adjunct Lecturer, ECU, School of Business
  • Director/Chairman of BEST Society (non profit foundation)
  • Organising chairman of four international ecotourism conferences
  • Board of Advisors, The International Ecotourism Society
  • Marketing committee, Sabah Tourism Board

Responsibilities

  • 2010 - Organising Chairman - East Asia and Pacific Regional Council of Cheshire Homes 10th Biennial General Meeting
  • 2005 to 2010 - Finalist Judging committee - Tourism for Tomorrow Awards, World Tourism and Travel Council 
  • 2007 - Organising Chairman - Borneo Tourism Conference
  • 2005 - Organising Chairman - Borneo Ecotourism Conference
  • 2002 - Organising Chairman - Asia Pacific Ecotourism Conference
  • 1999 - Organising Chairman - World Ecotourism Conference & Field Seminars

Staff qualifications

  • 1977 - Bsc.Econ.(Hons), University of London

Professional memberships

  • 2007 - 2011, Sabah Cheshire Home - Committee
  • 1996 - 2012, Sabah Tourism Board - Marketing Committee
  • 2009 – 2011, Sabah Tourism Consultative Council STCC – Committee 
  • 2008 – 2010, Malaysia Ecotourism Association - Committee
  • 2003 – 2004, Sabah Society - Committee
  • 1996 - 2004, 2010 – 2012 - The International Ecotourism Society (TIES), USA. - Board of Advisors
  • 1991 - 1992, 1996 - 2001, 2003 – 2005 - Malaysian Association of Tours and Travel Agents Sabah Chapter - Chairman Vice Chairman.
  • 1985/1986, Sabah Tourist Association - Chairman.

Recent publications


Publications are available at: www.borneoecotours.com/team_player.php
 
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