The University of Surrey is a university of 15,000 students and 2,300 members of staff, currently ranked 8th in the UK by the Guardian league table and 12th by the Times/Sunday Times University Guide. Over the last 40 years, Surrey has established a leading international reputation in providing tourism education and research. The University of Surrey is ranked as the best tourism school in the UK by the Guardian and Times/Sunday Times University Guides for 2013. The University of Surrey was the first university in the UK to achieve United Nations World Tourism Organization TedQual certification, which all our tourism programmes hold. From 2007 to 2010 Surrey was the elected chair of the UNWTO Education and Science Council.
Prof. Graham Miller holds a chair in sustainability in business and is head of the UK’s number one School of Hospitality and Tourism Management at the University of Surrey. Graham’s main research interest is in the forces that enable and prevent the drive towards a more sustainable tourism industry, publishing the first book to address the monitoring of sustainable tourism in 2005 and recently designing the European programme of destination indicators for the European Commission. Graham teaches business ethics, sustainable tourism and sustainable consumption and is a judge for the WTTC ‘Tourism for Tomorrow’ awards.