Ivor Ambrose

Managing Director ENAT - European Network for Accessible Tourism a.s.b.l., Belgium

Ivor Ambrose has a driving ambition to make tourism accessible for everyone, everywhere. He co-founded the European Network for Accessible Tourism (ENAT), a non-profit organisation, registered in Brussels in 2008. As ENAT’s Managing Director he has helped to make it the premier membership association for organisations, business and individuals who support and want to learn more about this area of tourism development.

Ivor provides consultancy, policy advice and project management support to national and regional Destination Management Organisations, tourism operators and public bodies in Europe and overseas. Born in England, Ivor has lived and worked in the UK, Denmark, Belgium and Greece. He holds a Masters degree in Environmental Psychology from the University of Surrey, UK and a Ph.D./University Lecturer qualification from the Danish Building Research Institute. He is an internationally recognised specialist in accessible tourism, accessibility of the built environment, inclusion of people with disabilities and older people, user experience, Universal Design and ICTs.