Meet the staff of ECEAT-Projects
Ir. Naut Kusters (1964)
Naut Kusters is director of ECEAT-Projects and 13 years with the organisation. He has degrees in forest management and environmental science. Naut Kusters has gained extensive experience with all aspects of community-based, rural and ecotourism development, in particular in Central and Eastern Europe. His experience includes identification, development, monitoring and evaluation of ecotourism projects, development of training programmes for rural tourism entrepreneurs, market research for rural and ecotourism products, development of quality control systems, development and co-ordination of promotion campaigns, publishing of tourist guides, institutional building and the participation of local communities in tourism development. Naut Kusters has strong networking and organisational skills. As the executive director of ECEAT-Projects he supervises the local staff and the projects.