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.

Since the birth of her daughter in 2010, she works part-time for GGI on a 60% basis. In her spare time, Barbara enjoys practicing yoga, horse riding, swimming, reading and spending time with her family and friends.