We rely on a team of advisors to assist TreadRight in selecting the most worthy projects and ensure we achieve our objectives. Each member of TreadRight’s Steering Committee brings with them valuable expertise and experience, and have been chosen for their understanding of the principles of sustainability and the travel industry. TreadRight works closely with our Steering Committee to guide us to identify projects that will allow us to make a real difference to the world around us.

Costas Christ is one of the world’s leading sustainable travel pioneers, who helped to establish the Global Sustainable Tourism Criteria now in use around the world. He is an award-winning writer and editor for National Geographic Traveler whose work has taken him to more than 140 countries across six continents. He serves as Senior Advisor for Sustainability for Virtuoso Travel Network and as the Founder and President of Beyond Green Travel.


Committee Chair

Céline Cousteau has travelled the world working to help communicate the stories that connect humans and the environment. Founder and president of CauseCentric Productions, a non-profit organization amplifying the voices of grassroots organizations and individuals around the world, Céline is a passionate spokesperson for sustainability.


Ambassador & Committee Member

Marie Anne MacRae is Thee Travel Corporation’s Global VP of Strategic Partnerships. She has worked the past 9 years for TTC and with a great passion for the work of the TreadRight Foundation. She has created impactful partnerships for TreadRight including Céline Cousteau and with the Co-founders of WE Charity and ME to WE, Craig and Marc Kielburger.

Marie Anne MACRAE

Committee Member

A trusted and respected global strategic advisor and five-time author in Travel, Tourism & Development, Anita Mendiratta is the Founder and Managing Director of CACHET CONSULTING, an international firm working closely with leaders in government, private sector business, international organisations and the media.


Committee Member

Shannon Guihan has been involved in sustainable tourism development for more than 15 years. As a tourism development specialist, she has worked with brands and destinations worldwide to monitor and reduce the impact of their tourism operations. Shannon currently oversees all sustainability efforts within The Travel Corporation.


Chief TreadRight & Sustainability Officer

David Hosking is an integral part of the global managerial structure of TTC. With over 30 years of experience in the travel industry, David expanded his managerial reach to sustainable tourism and became a founding director of the TreadRight Foundation.


Director & Committee Member

Brett Tollman is Chief Executive of The Travel Corporation (TTC), family-owned company that has been in business for four generations over nine decades. Brett has more than 30 years’ experience in the travel industry.


Founder, Director & Committee Member