Johannes Heeb. Dr. phil. II in Geography. Co-founder of seecon and chairman of the executive board. Member of the cantonal parliament of Canton Lucerne between 1987 and 1995. Lecturer at the University of Basel and the Lucerne University of Applied Sciences and Arts. Johannes Heeb has over 30 years of professional experience in the areas of regional development, sustainable resource management and ecological engineering. As developer of the “tropical greenhouse idea”, Johannes Heeb brought the sustainable production of tropical fruits and spices to Switzerland and serves on the board of directors of the Tropenhaus Wolhusen and Tropenhaus Frutigen. He is assistant director of regiosuisse and co-founder of the Centre for Applied Ecology, the International Ecological Engineering Society (IEES), the Centre for Ecological Engineering Tartu (CEET); as well as managing director of cewas – International Centre for Water Management Services in Willisau, Lucerne. In his spare time he embarks on cultural journeys and nature tours, goes diving or hiking and applies himself to oenology and culinary art.
Fields of activities
- Closed-loop recycling and resources management
- Sustainable Sanitation and Water Management
- Development cooperation
- Management consulting and project management
- Consulting for businesses, public administration and NGOs
- Urban and Regional Development