Alexandra Pastollnigg is the founder of Fair Voyage, an online sustainable travel agency. The Zurich-based startup aims to make sustainable travel easy for global consumers by connecting them with verified responsible suppliers and experiences. Initially focused on ethical Kilimanjaro climbs.
Alexandra also served on the Board of the International Mountain Explorers Connection, a non-profit organization committed to promote ethical work conditions for the porters on Mount Kilimanjaro, and advises its local initiative, the Kilimanjaro Porters Assistance Project. She is also a judge in the Responsible Tourism Tanzania Awards.
Prior to venturing into tourism and social entrepreneurship, Alexandra gained over 12 years of experience in the banking industry, mostly recently as Director in Mergers & Acquisitions. In between, she authored the book Kilimanjaro Uncovered and cycled from Cairo to Cape Town, all the way through Africa. Alexandra has lived in 9 countries and speaks 5 languages.