During the course of his career, Darrell has been recognised as a leader in entrepreneurship and as a passionate advocate for sustainable tourism. Leading Intrepid’s climate management program, the company realised its goal of becoming carbon neutral in 2010. Darrell was also one of the first Australians to complete Climate Project training with the Hon Mr Al Gore. Darrell’s achievements include winning the NAB SmartCompany Award, and being named the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year in 2002. Darrell is a board member of Melbourne-based social enterprise Good Cycles, a mentor for the University of Melbourne’s entrepreneurship program, and member of the Executive Committee of the World Travel and Tourism Council. He is also Chair of the Dawn Wade Foundation, a Victoriabased discretionary investment trust in Australia. A dynamic leader and natural communicator, Darrell’s enthusiasm for and dedication to sustainable adventure travel continues to grow after decades in the industry.