Our Team

Our team consists of experts from various scientific disciplines and with diverse tourism-related competencies. This provides the institute with the prerequisites for interdisciplinary and innovative work.

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Our Team

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Professor Martin Lohmann, PhD

Scientific Head

Psychologist (PhD)

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Henrike Beer

Project Manager

Geographer (M.A.)

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Bente Grimm

Head of Tourist Mobility Research

Sociologist (M.A.)

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Wolfgang Günther

Associate Director | Head of Sustainability in Tourism

Biologist

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Astrid Koch

Project Manager

Geographer

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Friedericke Kuhn

Research Assistant

M. Sc. Tourism Research

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Jessica Rieper

Team assistant

Economist

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Dirk Schmücker, PhD

Head of Research

M.A., Market Researcher (BVM)

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Ulf Sonntag

Managing Director | Head of Market Research

Geographer

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Berit Weiß

Project Manager

M.A. Tourism Strategy & Development

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Fabian Will

Project Assistant

Geographer

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Nadine Yarar, PhD

Senior Researcher | Project manager

Nutrition and consumer economist

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Kai Ziesemer

Head of Strategy and Development

Economist