As the founder of the Sustainability Leaders Project, Florian has spent the last 12 years learning about the fascinating world of tourism and sustainability, mostly by interviewing and connecting with over 250 leading professionals worldwide (and counting). It’s their insights, stories, achievements – and also failures – which interest Florian the most, and which he shares via the Sustainability Leaders Project as knowledge platform on sustainable tourism leadership.

Benefit from Florian’s expertise in the topic by having him contribute to your event, workshop, seminar or webinar – online or offline – as a speaker or panel moderator.

Florian holds a PhD in Management Communication (Waikato Management School, New Zealand), a masters degree in sustainable development (Exeter University, UK) and a bachelor in tourism management (Brighton University, UK and Angell Academy, Germany).

Florian is also the founder and editor of The Place Brand Observer and is an alumni and accredited member of the German Journalist Association DFJV. He speaks German (native), English and Spanish, with a good understanding of Catalan and French.

Based near Zurich, Switzerland.


Main speaking topics:

  • Sustainability leaders: who they are and how they succeed
  • How to become a sustainability leader
  • Insights and lessons from sustainability leaders
  • How sustainability links with destination brand development and reputation management

Other topics might also be possible, please contact Florian.


Speaker characteristics:

#passionate #bigpicture #reflective #matchmaker #downtoearth #connectingthedots


Interested in booking Florian as a speaker for your event? Please contact him here. Connect with him on LinkedIn.