Individual Members

THE-ICE Individual Members

This category of membership offers the opportunity to individuals who are not representatives of member institutions to become members of THE-ICE, enabling them to engage with and support the organisation and, in return, provides a number of significant benefits:

  • Attend International Panel of Experts (IPoE) Forum at member rate
  • Participate in THE-ICE Research Grant Scheme (alongside member institutions)
  • Participate in THE-ICE Webinar Series
  • Ability to nominate individuals, including yourself (with the support of another member) to serve as a Director on THE-ICE Board
  • Vote at Annual General Meetings
  • Be part of THE-ICE global network

If you wish to apply for Individual Membership of THE-ICE, please download and complete the Individual Member Application Form and submit it to

THE-ICE Individual Members

Dr Paul Whitelaw

Academic Director, The Hotel School Partnership, Southern Cross University, Australia

THE-ICE Chair (2018 – present) & Director (2012 – present)

Professor Brian King

Professor & Head, Department of Recreation, Park & Tourism Sciences, Texas A&M University

THE-ICE Assessment Panel Chair (2012 – present) & Auditor (2010 – present), and inaugural Chair of THE-ICE (2008 to 2010)

Professor Dr Oswin Maurer

Dean, Faculty of Economics and Management, Free University of Bozen-Bolzano, Italy

THE-ICE Director (2015 – present)

Professor Peter Ryan

Founder & Director of the Higher Education Leadership Institute (HELI), Australia

THE-ICE Treasurer and Director (2019 – present)