Arnfinn Oines

Arnfinn Oines

Social and Environmental Conscience – Soneva
Secretary – Soneva Foundation

Arnfinn Oines is Social & Environmental Conscience for Soneva as well as Secretary for the Soneva Foundation. He oversees the responsible business practices at Soneva, which is leading the way in sustainable accountability within the hospitality industry. Soneva has received numerous environmental awards including the prestigious WTTC’s Tourism for Tomorrow Award.

Arnfinn has steered Soneva to become carbon neutral including guest air travel since 2012. He has been involved in implementing and establishing the Soneva Carbon Calculator, Total Impact Assessment, the group’s Social & Environmental policies and procedures and Sustainability Report.

He is managing several large projects including the Myanmar Stoves Campaign, Myanmar Mangrove Restoration, Soneva Forest Restoration, Soneva Namoona, Soneva Coral Propagation, Clean Water Projects, Zero Mosquitoes, and Hornbill Reintroduction.

Arnfinn has held several board positions including Sustainable Hospitality Alliance and Sustainable Travel International. He also is active in his local community through Lions Club where he has served as President for several years. Prior to Soneva Arnfinn oversaw the responsible business practices of Six Senses. He holds an MBA in Hospitality & Tourism and a Permaculture Design Course.