Meet our Team Members!
 Expedition Leader Dr. Lew Toulmin has deep love and respect for Vanuatu, having worked as Senior in-country Advisor to the Chief Information Officer in the Prime Minister’s Office in Vanuatu. Lew’s previous research in and on Vanuatu led Lew to the re-discovery and documentation of the real “Bali Hai”, the idyllic paradise in James Michener’s Tales of the South Pacific. Lew is a Fellow of the Royal Geographical Society and member of The Explorers Club, has worked in 30 countries abroad, and has traveled to over 140 of the world’s 196 countries. Lew is the author of over 150 travel and adventure stories, and hundreds of professional reports and documents in the areas of disaster management, search and rescue/recovery, public administration reform, e-government, and information and communications technologies. Lew holds a Ph.D. from American University in Washington, DC, in Public Administration and Economics; an MPA from the Maxwell School of Syracuse University, and a BA in Sociology and Political Science from Eckerd College in St. Petersburg, Florida.
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