Arild Molstad

A recognized photojournalist, author, consultant and speaker on travel and conservation

As an advisor on conservation and sustainable tourism to a number of international institutions,
he has in this capacity worked on a large number of projects and co-organized a number of international
seminars and conferences on the subject, on which he is frequently invited to speak.

Molstad & Associates is a limited liabilities company registered in Norway, with Arild Molstad as founder and director. The company is active in a number of areas, such as consulting and speaking engagements on subjects related to conservation, sustainable tourism, development assistance, marketing/ business development and writing/photography.

Arild Molstad has been doing consulting assignments all over the world for institutions such as

  • Currently: Tourism advisor for the international High Level Panel – – to protect oceans and coastal zones on contract with the World Resources Institute in Washington D.C and London.

  • Nordic World Heritage Foundation/Unesco’s World Heritage Centre

  • NORAD – The Norwegian Agency for Development Cooperation

  • The Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and NORFUND

  • PATA – The Pacific Asia Travel Association

  • Innovation Norway

  • NORFUND – Norway’s Investment Fund for Developing Countries

  • Aung San Suu Kyi World Freedom Fund/ Partnership for Change; Myanmar

  • Associate of National Geographic Society’s Center for Sustainable Destinations, Washington DC

He is a Fellow of Royal Geographical Society, London, and is consulting for a number of private clients in the tourism sector.

He is also a writer/ photographer with several books and hundreds of writing assignments behind him. (see Publications)

His book LAST CHANCE DESTINATIONS - How to explore the world while making it a better place to live - can be found as an e-book on Amazon.


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