Susanne Reber

Advisor Inclusive Economic Development / Lead Sustainable Tourism, SIPPO

Products & Solutions, Global Programmes

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

English, German, French

Susanne Reber is a senior professional expert, with 15 years of experience in sustainable tourism development, working with practitioners and policy makers, in developing countries. The combination of many years of practical experience of direct service delivery in the private sector and her academic background in international development results in a practical perspective, based on a deep understanding of the sector and enables her to work on projects and other tourism related initiatives, providing a particularly concrete, realistic, approach, leading to pragmatic, workable  recommendations.

Reference projects

Albania, Bosnia y Herzegovina, Colombia, Indonesia, Marruecos, Macedonia del Norte, Perú, Serbia, Sudáfrica, Túnez, Vietnam
Comercio, Formación profesional inicial, Ecosistemas de iniciativa empresarial , Turismo sostenible
Programa Suizo Para la Promoción de Importaciones
El Programa Suizo de Promoción de Importaciones (SIPPO) Mandato establecido por la Secretaría de Estado suiza Asuntos Económicos (SECO) en el marco de su Cooperación para el desarrollo económico. En cuanto a la nueva Fase de inversión (2017-2020), SIPPO es gestionado por Swisscontact.El objetivo general del Programa Suizo Para la Promoción...
Turismo sostenible
Destino en el sudeste de Túnez: nuevos enfoques y competencias en el sector del turismo (ingl.)
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...
Turismo sostenible
Gobernanza y comercialización del turismo (ingl.)
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...
Turismo sostenible
Programa de turismo sostenible Suiza-Marruecos (ingl.)
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. Tourism has been an important economic sector for Morocco for...
  • 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