Gregory Feris

  • 2014 Dartmouth YALI Fellow

  • Founder, Lark Journeys

  • Namibia

Gregory Feris has over seven years of experience working with diverse professionals in the Namibian tourism industry.  He currently owns Lark Journeys Namibia, a tour facilitator that specializes in organizing unique and customized journeys throughout Namibia. As owner, he is responsible for driving all sales and marketing efforts and coordinating business partnerships as part of the overall growth strategy. Gregory is active in several other roles including serving as the Head of Operations for a tourism marketing and reservations company and mentoring and tutoring students studying Tourism Management at the Polytechnic of Namibia. He holds a bachelor’s degree in Tourism Management and a master’s degree in International Business. Upon completion of the Washington Fellowship, Gregory aims to expand eco-tourism development by engaging local community members to participate in tourism enterprise development as a means of realizing sustainable tourism in Namibia.