Chris Veitch is an independent consultant with wide experience in the field of accessible tourism. After gaining a First Class degree in Tourism Management, he was a policy executive in the English Tourism Council (ETC) managing projects to improve the accessibility of tourism in England. In 2003 he set up his own practice.

Currently he is involved in some significant European projects, as well as working with VisitEngland and Visit Scotland, to help develop and promote Accessible Tourism.

He has collaborated in writing a number of papers on this subject and is a regular guest speaker at conferences in Europe. He is also a guest lecturer at universities in the UK and Europe.

He is a Trustee of the UK Charity Tourism For All.

ENAT: www.accessibletourism.org

Access New Business: accessnewbusiness.co.uk

TFA: www.tourismforall.org.uk