CV Barbara Reiss


Barbara Reiss

Head of Communications


Barbara joined GGI in 2004, after working as a manager of marketing, communications and fundraising for a network of young entrepreneurs with a membership of about 2,500.

As Head of Communications, she oversees all GGI practice groups and their projects, creates the long-term-planning for all GGI conferences and events, publishes GGI's bimonthly newsletter INSIDER and takes care of GGI's websites and She also handles the GGI's internal communication.

Having graduated with a diploma in hotel management from Hotel Management School in Switzerland, she continued her studies in Berlin, where she graduated with a diploma in economics with a focus on marketing, and also with a diploma in event management.

Prior to working for the network of young entrepreneurs, Barbara gained work experience in the hospitality industry. Following a period working in the UK, Barbara returned to Germany to manage international sales for a German hotel chain.

In her spare time, Barbara enjoys practicing yoga, horse riding, swimming, reading and spending time with her family and friends.

As Barbara has two young children, she works part time for GGI on a 60% basis.