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Andreas Wittmer

title Dr.oec.HSG
name Andreas Wittmer
institute Institute for Systemic Management and Public Governance (IMP-HSG)
address Dufourstrasse 40a, 9000 St. Gallen, Switzerland
phone +41 71 224 25 25
mobile +41 78 753 01 49
fax +41 71 224 25 36
e-mail
homepage www.cfac.ch
publications papers (142)
projects project entries (42)
School SoM - School of Management
position Managing Director of HSG-Center for Aviation Competence
Deputy Director at the Institute for Systemic Management and Public Governance
fields of research Aviation, Tourism, Transport, Servciemanagement
former positions Research Associate at Institute for Public Services and Tourism
awards FAI Honorary Group Diploma for extraordinary works in public aviation education and research (handed out on 5th October 2008 for CFAC-HSG)
affiliations Air Transport Research Society
German Aviation Research Society
Swiss Transport Academic Society
Swiss Aero-Club
Swiss Aviation Journalists (SAJ)
Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association (AOPA)
Aeroclub of Switzerland (AeCS)
Aeroclub of Eastern Switzerland (President)
Austrian Aeroclub
Gliding Club Cumulus
World Conference on Transport Research Society
editorial board International Journal of Aviation Management
Editor of the CFAC-The Aviation Series
additional inform... Andreas Wittmer, Dr.oec.HSG, (1973) is Managing Director of the Center for Aviation Competence since 1st July 2005. He has studied a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration degree at the Aarhus School of Business in Denmark and visited the University of Newcastle for an exchange semester. Furthermore, he finished a Master of Science in Finance and International Business degree at the Aarhus School of Business in Denmark and visited Université Libre de Bruxelles for one exchange semester. During his studies he woked as market research consultant for a Danish research company and as student employee at the Economics Institute of tha Aarhus School of Business. After finishing his studies, he decided to do a doctoral degree about the influence of cultures on internal services at the Institute for Public Services and Tourism at the University of St. Gallen. He was employed as research associate at the Institute for Public Services and Tourism during his dorctoral studies. Furthermore he visited the Australian Graduate School of Management at the University of New South Walesin Sydney and the National University of Singapore each for a semester where he collected data for his doctoral research. Just at the right time after his dorcoral studies he decided to start up the Center for Aviation Competence at the University of St. Gallen together with Prof. Dr. Roland Müller, who initiated it.
In his leasure time he is spends his time with gliding. With 17 years he got the gliders license and took part at many national and international chanpionships thereafter. During four years he was team captain of the Swiss National Gliding Team and accompanied the team to two European and two World Gliding Championships. In Sprin 2005 he was elected Vice President of the Eastern Swiss Aero Club Organisation, where he became President as of Spring 2006 until Spring 2010.