Susanne Reber

Advisor Inclusive Economic Development

Products & Solutions

Field experience
Nepal, Mongolia, Tajikistan, Jordan, Peru, Morocco, and various short-term missions with specific assignments

English, German, French

Susanne Reber is a sustainable tourism development expert with 20 years of experience in the private economic sector. She brings a highly practical perspective and has expertise in niche tourism, product development, and customer behavior. She holds a Bsc. in Sustainable Tourism and International Development, a Certification of Higher Education in Project Management, and a Federal Diploma of Vocational Education in Banking.

Reference projects

Albania, Bosnia & Herzegovina, Colombia, Indonesia, Morocco, North Macedonia, Peru, Serbia, South Africa, Tunisia, Vietnam
Trade, Initial vocational education and training, Entrepreneurial ecosystems, Sustainable tourism
Swiss Import Promotion Programme
The Swiss Import Promotion Programme (SIPPO) is a well-established mandate of the Swiss State Secretariat for Economic Affairs (SECO) within the framework of its economic development cooperation. As for the new investment phase (2017-2020), SIPPO is carried out by Swisscontact.The overall objective of the Swiss Import Promotion Programme (SIPPO) is...
Sustainable tourism
Destination in South-East Tunisia: new approaches and skills in the tourism sector
The main objective of the project is to contribute to the attractiveness of South-East Tunisia through new approaches and skills for the development of sustainable, diversified and inclusive tourism. This will improve the income and living conditions of the local population. Since the revolution in 2011, 2018 has seen the best tourism result with...
Sustainable tourism
Tourism Governance and Marketing
The project contributes to diversifying and improving the competitiveness of Tunisian tourism by encouraging the development of new approaches to local tourism management and new regional tourism brands. Tourism accounts for 14% of national GDP and faces many structural and profound challenges. Tunisian tourism urgently needs reforms and measures...
Sustainable tourism
Switzerland-Morocco Sustainable Tourism Programme
The Swiss-Moroccan sustainable tourism programme aims to support the provinces of Azilal and Beni Mellal in developing sustainable tourism with integrated sectors in order to reduce poverty, create income and new jobs and improve existing jobs, particularly for young people and women.
Sustainable tourism
The SDG world café – an informal virtual exchange of ideas on sustainable tourism
On 22nd September, the SDG world café brought together participants from 30 different countries for a virtual networking event. 84 stakeholders from the Swiss and international tourism sector gathered in an informal setting to exchange questions and recommendations on 17 different sustainability-related topics. The SDF world café was organised by Swisscontact through the project Swiss SDG Tourism Dialogue.
  • Sector Lead Sustainable Tourism at the Swiss Import Promotion Programme (SIPPO). Responsible for strategic sector planning, supporting and advising SIPPO countries with the implementation of their action plans, identifying sector trends and innovation, facilitating capacity building and sector inputs, consultants’ management, reporting, knowledge management
  • Leading the conceptualization, operationalization and accompanying various educational tours that contribute to building the participants’ capacity by enhancing their knowledge and practical insights in relevant touristic fields for Tunisia - Destination in South-East Tunisia, Tunisia - Tourism Governance and Marketing and Morocco - STDM
  • Analysis of potential and baseline study for a series of international project students week for the Switzerland-Morocco Sustainable Tourism Development Programme
  • Leading the conceptualization, coordination, and operationalization of an international world café event for Swiss SDG Tourism Dialogue "SwissTourism4SDGs"
  • Background research and back office support in the consultancy “Developing a Sustainable Tourism Circuit in South Rupununi Guyana”
  • Advisory for tour operating companies in the start-up or strategic reorientation phase in Mongolia and Tajikistan