Shaping the Change
Congress Director Thomas Gollwitzer, FIG 2006
Dipl.-Ing. (Univ.) Thomas Gollwitzer
Date of birth 13 January
Status Married - wife Bruni
Thomas Gollwitzer, born in Regensburg in 1958, studies
in Geodesy and Surveying from 1978 to 1984 at the
Technische Universität München, received degree:
Dipl.-Ing. (Univ.). After two
years preparatory service as civil servant, he started
his career at the Bavarian Rural Development
Service in 1986, first in Munich
and then from 1989 to 1994 in Regensburg. As a Senior
Officer he was leading Land Consolidation measures
and Village Renewal measures.
During that period he became an
expert on public
planning processes (bottom-up) in rural development projects and Agenda
21 activities. He was
invited as a Trainer to the School for Land
Consolidation and Village Renewal, SDL Abteil
In 1994 he moved to the
Bavarian Ministry for Food, Agriculture and Forestry. First as
an Assistant to Prof. Dr.
Holger Magel (Head of the Department for Rural Development). Then as
Personal Assistant of the
Vice Minister and from 1995
to 1999 as Chief of Staff of
the Bavarian Vice Minister
for Food, Agriculture and Forestry.
In 1999 he returned to the Rural Development
Service, Regensburg as Head of the
Department of Land Consolidation and Village
Renewal. Since 2000 he has been the Vice President
of the Rural Development Service, Regensburg.
Several presentations at national and
international events on public
planning processes and Agenda 21 in rural development.
Dipl.-Ing. (Univ.) Thomas Gollwitzer, Ltd.
Amt für Ländliche Entwicklung Oberpfalz
Tel. + 49 941 4022 200
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10 October 2002