Policy Advisor for Tourism and Development at Bread for the World
Head of the Special Desk Tourism Watch
Antje Monshausen holds a Diploma in Geography. After gaining first working experiences in Guatemala and Bolivia she started working with Tourism Watch at Church Development Service (former EED, now Bread for the World) in 2008 and was later responsible for financial support of international organizations. Since 2012 she is Head of Tourism Watch.
Antje is chairwoman of the international multi-stakeholder initiative Roundtable Human Rights in Tourism e.V, vice-chair of the children’s rights organization ECPAT Germany, and a member of the certification council of TourCert. Further, she is active in the international initiative “Transforming Tourism” in which civil society organizations from all around the world are demanding the transformation of tourism in line with the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.
Project Coordinator Economic Affairs and Sustainability
Emma Saavedra is an economist with a master's degree in rural development. Her work experience focuses on Latin American countries, particularly Bolivia and Peru. Her work focuses on agriculture and gender. As a programme officer, she was in charge of projects, some of them related to the promotion of tourism in small communities and peri-urban cities. She is part of the Tourism Watch team since December 2021.
Freelance editor for TourismWatch
Christina Kamp holds a degree in business administration with a focus on tourism, regional, settlement development, she is a trade journal editor, and a state certified translator (English). Since 1998, she has been working as a freelance journalist and translator with a focus on tourism and development. Among other things, she has been a freelance editor for TourismWatch since 2006.
Freelance Editor for Tourism Watch
Lea Thin is a geographer and works on the topics climate change, gender and development policy. After research experiences in Colombia and Tajikistan, she supported Germany's public appearance at the UN Climate Conferences in Bonn and Katowice. Since 2018 she has professionalized in political communications and presents the commitment of ministries and NGOs to a bigger audience. In 2019 she joined the Tourism Watch team as a freelance editor researching at the nexus of development and tourism.
Freelance Social Media Editor
Marie-Theres Detmer is a master's student in sustainable tourism at the University for Sustainable Development in Eberswalde. She gained work experience at the MitVergnügen media company and started to work for Tourism Watch during practical university project. Together with Antje Monshausen she now stands behind @tourismwatchinfo on Instagram (German only).