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Dr Steve Crawford

Dr Steve Crawford has extensive career experience in tourism planning, development and strategic-level marketing.

Steve has a wealth of tourism industry experience in such areas as tourism destination planning, research, marketing, product development and business enterprise development. He has represented Western Australia the State on numerous national taskforces and committees in such areas as Indigenous tourism, backpacking, ecotourism, and cruise shipping. In addition he has commercial business experience in tourism. His special interests are in remote area tourism development and nature-based tourism.

He has a strong interest in promoting the advancement to tourism education at a vocational and tertiary level and has advised numerous academic institutions on tourism related courses and degrees. He is a past lecturer at Notre Dame, Edith Cowan, Murdoch and Curtin Universities.

A past recipient of both the State and National Tourism Awards winner, Steve is an acknowledged leader in his field.

His academic qualification includes a Doctor of Business Administration.