Natalie Kidd

Managing Director Asia at Intrepid Travel

Greater Sydney Area, Australia

Natalie Kidd is the Managing Director Asia at Intrepid Travel, the world’s largest provider of adventure travel experiences. Globally recognised as a leader in responsible travel, Intrepid’s portfolio of three specialist tour operators and 25 Destination Management companies take travellers to more than 120 countries on all seven continents.

Intrepid supports eight SDG goals, has advocated on issues such as climate action, animal welfare, child protect and gender equality, is a certified B-Corp and has been carbon-neutral since 2010.  Natalie joined Intrepid in 2005 as the founding General Manager of the first vertically integrated DMC, based in Hanoi Vietnam. Over the years she grew this one DMC into a global network of 25 inbound tour operators.

In 2020 she moved from the role of Chief Operating Officer to her current role, responsible for the development and implementation of the company’s sustainability strategy.  Natalie holds a Masters of Business Administration (AGSM), a Master of Asian Studies (UNSW) and a Bachelor of Arts/Asian Studies (USyd). In 2018 she completed the Australian Institute of Company Directors’ (AICD) director program and remains a member of the AICD.