Diana Körner

Chair of the Board at Linking Tourism and Conservation



Diana is a sustainable tourism consultant and a board member of Linking Tourism and Conservation (LT&C). Diana has a university background in Tourism Management (BA, IMC University of Applied Sciences Krems, Austria & MSc, Skema Business School, France). Having started in the hospitality sector, she joined the Coordination Office of the Global Partnership for Sustainable Tourism at UN Environment, before working as an international consultant on sustainable tourism projects as part of the Berlin based mascontour GmbH team.

She is based in the Indian Ocean region, where she co-founded the Seychelles Sustainable Tourism Foundation (SSTF) and supports Chumbe Island Coral Park (both LT&C examples). Besides small tropical islands, Diana loves Eastern Europe and is LT&C’s project manager for the project on Building up Ecotourism supporting National Parks in Slovakia, in partnership with the environmental NGO Aevis.

Diana shared her views on Tourism and Biodiversity in our recent panel article tackling the question: „How can tourism help combat the global biodiversity crisis? What examples and solutions inspire you?