Christiane Hensel-Gatos

… has studied Economics and Business Administration with specialization studies in Tourism at the University of Kempten, in Germany. She obtained her master's degree in Business Administration (MBA) from the University of Surrey. Christiane Hensel-Gatos was Professor of business administration, transport Management and tourism at Harz University in Wernigerode/Germany, and Exchange Professor at Johnson & Wales University, Rhode Island/USA.

Christiane Hensel-Gatos has worked for various, well known German tourism companies such as T.U.I. and Kreutzer-Touristik and was Regional Sales Manager for Northern Germany at the Novotel Hotel Group in Hamburg. She was working on the research program:
The value of Greece as a travel destination for European and American Tourists at Howarth Consulting Ltd. in Athens.
As a journalist, she supports the German FVW Tourism Magazine on Greece- related subjects.

Her long-term experience in the aviation industry is based on her Senior positions at Lufthansa German Airlines and her cooperation with Boeing Commercial Airplanes as PR Consultant in Greece. As Marketing Manager for Southeastern Europe as well as Spokesperson and Manager of the Regional Lufthansa Press Office for Greece, Cyprus and Malta at the German Lufthansa she spent 13 years in the Greek metropolis. In 1995 she completed with honours the IATA examination on “Airline Marketing”. In June 2003 she founded PRCONNEXION O.E. based in Athens, Greece.