Continental Directors Announced
Mr. Gay World welcomes volunteer directors from Africa, Asia, Europe, North America, South America and Oceania. All of the directors have a huge wealth of knowledge in LGBT Tourism, Human Rights and sexual diversity.
Coenie Kukkuk - Africa | Co-Founder of Mr. Gay South Africa (Pty) Ltd and an accomplished attorney.
Kukkuk is a commissioner of the Small Claims Court and is an activist in South Africa for sexual diversity and equal human rights. Kukkuk is a member of the Pink Loerie Mardi Gras organising committee and runs a social news network called Gayspeak News.
Noemi Alberto - Asia | Co-Founder of Mr. Gay World and Mr. Gay Philippines.
Alberto sits on the Executive Committee for Mr. Gay World and is the Chairperson for Mr. Gay Philippines. Alberto is a chemical engineering graduate and successful business woman in Manila with a career placement agency. Alberto is active with various outreach programs including charity work and education with HIV/AIDS founding the “Red Ribbon Campaign.”
Tore Aasheim - Europe | Playing a key role in creating both Mr. Gay Europe and Mr. Gay World.
Aasheim is the President of Mr. Gay Europe and recently held the role of district council leader in Oslo; he is the chairman of the gay network of the Socialist Leftwing party of Norway and he is the editor of the pansexual magazine Cupido in Norway. Aasheim has an international degree in Journalism and has been working as to Editor in Chief for a radio station, a newspaper and several lifestyle magazines. He has been Managing Director of a model agency and an acting school. He has also worked in television with a national music show and interactive TV shows, covering anything from public service to gay lifestyle.
Dean Nelson - North America & Oceania | Co-Founder of Mr. Gay World and Mr. Gay Canada.
Nelson sits on the Executive Committee for Mr. Gay World and is the Executive Producer of GayWhistler’s WinterPRIDE and currently sits on the Board of Directors for Travel Gay Canada. Nelson has been active in various community groups including Vancouver Pride Society, InterPride, GLISA 2011 North America Outgames Society and the founder/executive producer of the 2010 Olympic Winter Games PRIDEhouse, an LGBT pavilion that celebrated sexual diversity and created a dialogue on homophobia within sports.
Alfredo Ferreyra - Caribbean, Mexico, Central, & South America | Founder of several LGBT tourism companies in South America including BUEGay Argentina - Gay Tourism & Travel.
Ferreyra has two Master degrees and works with a variety of LGBT Non Profit organizations and HIV/AIDS foundations. Ferreyra is currently the IGLTA Representative to Argentina and Uruguay.