Senior Media Officer, Communications and Publications, United Nations World Tourism Organization, Madrid, Spain
Marcelo Risi is senior media officer at the United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO), in charge of global media relations, international capacity building activities and media activities in the field. An economist by training, he worked in Germany and Spain as a researcher and analyst specialized in economic development. He spent more than ten years in international broadcasting: as an economics journalist at the Latin American service of Deutsche Welle (Germany); as a producer at the BBC World Service (UK); and as a bilingual correspondent for the BBC World Service in Madrid, Spain. He is a lecturer in post-graduate journalism programs. Risi speaks English, German, Italian and Spanish.