Ivor Ambrose

Managing Director of European Network for Accessible Tourism (ENAT)

Independent Consultant, UK and Greece. Founding Member of ENAT. Ivor Ambrose works as an independent consultant providing research and project management expertise to public sector organisations, NGOs and companies. In 2006 he brought together an international group including VisitBritain, the Hellenic Ministry of Tourism, NGOs from Belgium, Spain and Greece, university tourism management specialists and Greek web services company EWORX S.A. to create the European Network for Accessible Tourism (ENAT). The association, which was co-funded for 2 years by the European Commission, was registered in Brussels as a non-profit organisation in 2008. Since then Ivor Ambrose has acted as Managing Director of ENAT. Born in England, Ivor Ambrose has lived and worked in the UK, Denmark, Belgium and Greece and now divides his time between Cambridge, UK and Athens, Greece. He holds an M.Sc. in Environmental Psychology from the University of Surrey, UK (1979) and the academic title of "Senior Researcher" gained while working at the Danish Building Research Institute (1991). From 1998 to 2001 he worked for the European Commission Directorate General Information Society where he managed research projects and contributed to European policies on electronic services and support for the integration of persons with disabilities and older people.