Patricia Gallardo-Dwyer


Patricia Gallardo-Dwyer, AYLC 2000, and Shangri-La Hotel International Management Director of CSR and Sustainability, interacts with baby turtles. Pat has revolutionized the hotel industry by introducing new sustainable ways and eco-friendly policies in Shangri-La’s over 65 chains of hotels and resorts worldwide. She implemented the policies which discontinues the use of sharks’ fins, encourages the use of green products, provides environmental training programmes, collaborates with the community and local organizations for solid waste management and energy efficiency. Don’t be tied with conventions. If the current system doesn’t work, go for effective ones.”

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