Lindblad Expeditions has appointed Jeremy Lindblad to oversee the company’s growth in Australia and the Pacific region, as the company’s business development director.

Relocating from New York to Sydney, he will oversee activities in the Pacific, and serve as the liaison for all marketing initiatives in Australia and New Zealand.

Expedition travel is in Jeremy’s DNA, as the son of Lindblad Expeditions chief executive Sven Lindblad and the grandson of the “founder of ecotourism”, Lars-Eric Lindblad.

Additionally, for the past two years, Jeremy managed sales and business development in LivingSocial’s Escapes travel division and was previously the director of sales and customer service at Bloomberg Ventures.