Manuel Butler Halter
Executive Director, World Tourism Organization (UNWTO)
Manuel Butler Halter has been the Executive Director of the World Tourism Organization of the United Nations (UNWTO) since June 2018. He has been the CEO of TURESPAÑA twice (2012-2013 and 2016-2018) and was the President of the European Travel Commission (ETC) in 2013. He has a Ph.D. in Naval Engineering, a Master’s degree in senior management (PADE) from IESE Business School, and a post-graduate degree in corporate finance (London Business School). He has experiences in Western Europe, North and Latin America, working in management positions (public and private sectors). He also was a Tourism counselor at Spanish embassies of the UK and Germany and the Consulate in Miami, U.S.A.