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.
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