MICHAEL JOHN BALL
ADDRESS: 49 Baglan Heights Mob: +44 (0)7951 035241
Baglan Work: +44 (0)1639 767660
Port Talbot Home: +44 (0)1639 822398
UK Email: email@example.com
Marital Status: Co-habiting Nationality: British
Full Clean Current Drivers Licence Born: 4/4/63 (Surabaya, Indonesia)
Mike Ball (left) & Paul Batuna (right): Tomahon, Nth. Sulawesi (copyright: Murex Dive, Manado)
Tourism Consultant April 01 – present
Mike Ball, summit Gunung Batur, Bali (copyright: Mike Ball)
Wildlife & Ecotourism Consultant Nov 97 – April 2001
Symbiosis Expedition Planning
Tel: +44 (0)845 123 2844
Fax: +44 (0)845 123 2845
Planning, sales and execution of sustainable tourism outbound special interest itineraries in: Thailand, Myanmar, Laos, Cambodia, Vietnam, The Philippines, Indonesia, Malaysia, Papua New Guinea, Brunei and Singapore. Business research and liaison.
Freelance Consultant / Volunteer & Temp Work Sept 96 - Nov 97
Project Officer Jan - Sept 96
The Living Earth Foundation
4 Gt. St. James St.
London WC1N 3DA
Project management of a UK schools green textbook for key stages (educational age groups) 2 & 3; budgeting; liaison with project sponsors and other resources (e.g. authors); research; sub-editing; writing text and designing tasks and questions.
Research Assistant Aug - Dec 95
Field research. The predatory strategies of the European Stork (Ciconia ciconia), Luneburg, Germany.
Volunteer RSPB Warden Jun - Sept 93
Tudely Woods, Tunbridge, Kent. Temperate deciduous broadleaf woodland management for conservation purposes, visitor access and financial return. Acid heathland regeneration. Field surveys of birds & other fauna.
Volunteer / Temp Work + Freelance Writer Jan 92 - May 93
Clerical and financial (e.g. Thomas Cook Forex dept) temping work. Writing travel articles (e.g. Bulletin Of Tanzanian Affairs, Traveler). Volunteer Speaker, fundraising and recruitment for Voluntary Services Overseas.
District Extension Officer (VSO) Sept 89 - Dec 91
Nzega District, Tabora Region, Tanzania
Voluntary Services Overseas
317 Putney Bridge Rd.
London SW15 2PN
Rural extension of post harvest crops protection techniques, controlling infestations of an introduced pest species. Locating and working in remote subsistence farming villages over an administrative district of more than 10,000 km2, without maps.
The Tourism Society – Member (No. M6327)
MSc Conservation Biology Durrell Institute Of Conservation & Ecology (DICE) at The University Of Kent 1993-94
Thesis: An Analysis & Contextual Case Study Of Ecotourism In Tanzania
BSc (Hons) Ecology The University Of Westminster 1984-87
2 x A levels (English Literature, Geology)
6 x O levels (Maths – A, English Lit – B, Film Studies – B, English Lang – C, Additional Maths – C, Geometrical Drawing – C)
8 x CSE’s (5 x Grade I, 2 x Grade II, 1 x Grade IV)