23-25 OCT 2024

Patxi Saenz Lazkano


Head of the Product Development and Tourism Sustainability


Government of Navarra

Patxi Saenz Lazkano

Patxi Saenz Lazkano has been working for 30 years in the Government of Navarra, as
a tourism technician and now as head of the product development and tourism
sustainability section. Into the public administration, his entire career has focused on
tourism planning and management, so he has participated in numerous public-private
projects of tourism planning and development, advising and promoting from the
regional Government to the local entities of Navarra.
On the other hand he has been working on some European projects in the last four
years. In recent times he has worked on the implementation of Navarre’s product clubs
and on the destination tourism sustainability plans to be financed by the European
Union’s Next Generation funds. He has also participated in several projects of the
Necstour network, the last of them and one of the most important ones, the
implementation of the indicators of tourism sustainability, together with other regions of
Spain, the OECD and the European Commission.