Jessica Taunton

Role: Centre of Excellence Champion

Over a decade of experience in all areas of the Tourism Sector 
Experience on every continent including Antarctica 
Passion for environmentally and economically sustainable problem solving 
Jessica Taunton has over 15 years experience in the tourism industry as a guide, manager and business owner. She has experienced living & working in the tourism industry in remote and regional locations domestically and internationally.  
Jess has a degree in anthropology and worldwide experience in logistics organisation and guiding with tour company Chris Bray Photography. She has built, owned and managed a luxury eco-lodge on Christmas Island and more recently started Navigate Expeditions on the Far South Coast of NSW as a guided nature tourism business. Navigate Expeditions was awarded Silver place at the NSW Tourism Business Awards in 2022 in the category of New Tourism Business.