Carissa Nimah is the Chief Marketing Officer for the Department of Tourism – Bhutan. Prior to this, Carissa was based in Asia for 8 years and was the Guardian of the Brand (Chief Commercial Officer) for a global luxury hospitality brand with resorts in Thailand and the Maldives, where she oversaw their sales, marketing, revenue and reservations teams globally. Before that, she was in the UAE for a decade, working in luxury jewellery and PR and communications.

Originally a journalist, Carissa has spent almost 20 years working for some of the world’s top luxury brands, and is personally motivated by creativity, purpose and ethical business.  She holds a Masters degree in Strategic Marketing, as well as two undergraduate degrees in Politics and Journalism from Australian universities. Carissa lives in Thimphu with her husband and daughter. She is a keen motorcycle rider and also enjoys travelling, hiking, reading and yoga.

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