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Wishnutama Kusubandio

Wishnutama Kusubandio (born 4 May 1976) is a Minister of Tourism Indonesia and former Indonesian journalist. He was co-founder and also CEO of NET. Mediatama Televisi, founded on 18 May 2013 until his resignation on 22 October 2019. Wishnutama was born in JayapuraIndonesia on 4 May. He spent his junior high at SMP Tarakanita 5 in Jakarta. After he graduated, he moved to Australia and went to Kooralbyn International School, Brisbane, Queensland, then continued studying at the International School Singapore. After finishing ISS, he joined the Military College of Vermont at Norwich University in the United States of America. Later on, he took a major in Liberal Arts at Mount Ida College and Communication at Emerson College, Boston, USA. He also attended a production course of television at Emerson College and the GE Southeast Asia Executive Program at Crotonville in New York.

Wishnutama was born in JayapuraIndonesia on 4 May. He spent his junior high at SMP Tarakanita 5 in Jakarta. After he graduated, he moved to Australia and went to Kooralbyn International School, Brisbane, Queensland, then continued studying at the International School Singapore. After finishing ISS, he joined the Military College of Vermont at Norwich University in the United States of America. Later on, he took a major in Liberal Arts at Mount Ida College and Communication at Emerson College, Boston, USA. He also attended a production course of television at Emerson College and the GE Southeast Asia Executive Program at Crotonville in New York.

Prof. Dr. M. Yusuf Sulfarano Barusman

Prof. Dr. M. Yusuf Sulfarano Barusman is the Chancellor of Bandar Lampung University. He is an alumnus from the Bogor Agricultural Institute in the field of Business Management and Claremont Graduate University. The conference which he attended as a keynote speaker was in Indonesia and abroad. He was one of the winners of the Dikti grant in 2016. In addition, he is active in scientific organizations. Some of them are the international level Community Management Strategy, Regional Research Council Management, Association of National Private Universities, General Chair of ADRI, Lampung Regional Chair of the ICMI (Indonesian Muslim Intellectuals Association), advisory board of Lampung CSR Forum, advisory board of the Indonesian Economic Association, etc.

Ph.D. and  associate professor of accounting, Department of Management. Visiting professor at University of Tirana (2017); Visiting Professor University La Trobe- Melbourne- Australia (2015); Visiting Professor Universities:Pula-Hroatia on May 2006; University of Vlore (Albania) 2009;  New Bulgarian University of Sofia 2010; Sao Paulo- Brazil-2011;University of Diocese of Buia (UDEB)- Camerun – 2012. Partner of Editorial Board of Social and Environmental accountability Journal and international Review”Economic Research”. Research interests includes: financial statement in tour operator and travel agencies; corporate social responsibility; ethical, social and environmental accounting and accountability, sustainability in tourist enterprises; responsible and accessible tourism for blind people, economy of communion enterprises, gender (pink) accounting. Member of the Board-Center of Advanced Studies on Tourism. Member of SIDREA council from December 2009. Chair of the Master Start up of enterprise in Tourism Sector AA 2015/16 (www.tourism.unibo.it). Teaching activities in University Institute of Sophia. 

Sara Dolnicar was born in Ljubljana (Slovenia), grew up in Vienna (Austria) and now lives and works in Brisbane (Australia). She holds a Masters and Ph.D. degree from the Vienna University of Economics and Business and a Masters degree in Psychology at the University of Vienna.

Sara is best known for her work in improving market segmentation methodology and testing and refining survey measures used in social science research. She has also worked in the areas of environmental volunteering, foster care and public acceptance of water alternatives. Currently her two areas of primary interest are: (1) developing and testing measures that trigger rpo-environmental behaviour in tourists, and (2) the less obvious changes peer-to-peer accommodation networks such as Airbnb have brought about. 

To date, Sara has (co-)authored more than 300 refereed papers, including more than 160 journal articles, 39 h-index in Scopus Journals and led 16 Australian Research Council (ARC) grants. In 2011 she took up a prestigious ARC Queen Elizabeth II Fellowship. She won more than 30 awards, including two prestigious lifetime achievement awards: The US-based Travel and Tourism Research Association (TTRA) Distinguished Researcher Award (2017) for ground-breaking research that positively impacts the tourism industry, and outstanding service to the tourism research community. In the Association’s 48-year history this award has been given to only four people; and the Slovenian Ambassador of Science (2016). This is the highest honour the Republic of Slovenia bestows on expatriate Slovenian researchers in recognition of global excellence, impact, and knowledge transfer.

College of Business and Economics Department of Accountancy Professor. Tankiso Moloi has Bachelor Commerce in Accounting and Economics in 2003, Honours Bachelor of Commerce in Accounting in 2005, Master of Arts in International Relations in 2019, MSc in Financial Management in 2008, MCom in Accounting in 2009, and a Ph.D. in Finance in 2014. His Professional Qualifications are ACMA and CGMA. His specialisations are in Corporate Governance – Risk Management and Accountability in Public Finances. His Professional Fellowships & Awards are as follows: Member of the governing board of the South African Journal of Accounting Research, Member of the editorial board Academy of Accounting and Financial Studies Journal, Editor in Chief of African Journal of Corporate Governance Research, Winner of the Institute of Risk Management South Africa Industry Awards (Education category) – 2018, Finalist in the Institute of Risk Management South Africa Industry Awards (Risk influencer of the year category) – 2018, and Winner of the Institute of Risk Management South Africa Industry Awards (Education category) – 2017 

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