About Shaun Vorster
Shaun Vorster is Special Adviser to the South African
Minister of Tourism. He holds a DPhil in Political Science
from Stellenbosch University. In his early career, he
lectured part-time on international relations theory and
European politics, and served as research and strategy
manager for the official opposition in Parliament. He also
served as Chief Director in the Office of the Premier ofthe Western Cape, and, from 2004, as Special Adviser to the South African Minister of Environmental Affairs and Tourism. In the latter capacity, he was actively involved in international climate change negotiations. He is currently completing an MBA at Stellenbosch University, focusing on aviation, travel and tourism in the low-carbon economy. Views expressed in this book are in his personal capacity.