Tim Lehmann

Tim Lehmann

Tim presides Pro Journo, which he founded in 2011 during his oikos PhD fellowship. Tim holds a PhD in Organization Studies and Cultural Theory with a specialisation in the anthropology of science, technology and economic systems from the University of St. Gallen (Switzerland). His research interest is in technological society, sociomaterial assemblages, performativity, radical democracy, ethnographic methods and ficto-critical writing. Previously, Tim worked at the intersection of organizational strategy, civil society and inclusive markets as a researcher and consultant at Bertelsmann Foundation (Germany), IESE Business School (Spain&India), Strathmore Business School (Kenya), and UNDP Private Sector Development (i.e. Afghanistan, Ecuador). He has a background in corporate banking with Deutsche Bank. Tim received his BA/MA in management and economics from the University of Witten/Herdecke, Germany. During his undergraduate studies, Tim co-founded an award-wining expedition across Africa, Asia, and Latin America (www.expedition-welt.de). Tim is a fellow of Sandbox Network.

Recent Posts

From Post to Report: Economy and The Environment

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Read the summary report of our six-month long journalism program on Economics and the Environment. The report collects 21 articles and six podcasts as a showcase of our young reporters’ journalistic work, including a special coverage of the World Resources Forum 2015 in Davos, Switzerland. Our team of professional editors and seven aspiring young reporters were based in Germany, Netherlands, Russia, Sweden, U.K. and U.S.

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Apply: Be a Reporter for Coverage on “Organic Solutions in Global Food Affairs”

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Today, complex problems like the food crisis is not just an environmental issue, but concerns business, politics and economics as well. Through journalistic content and a multidisciplinary angle, we want to report on the economics and politics of global food production and consumption, with a focus on organic solutions.

Apply: Editor, Organic Solutions in Global Food Affairs

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For a topic coverage project on ‘Organic Solutions in Global Food Affairs’ in which we will investigate the economics and politics of global food production and consumption with an emphasis on organic farming, we are looking for a team of two editors to lead in editorial capacities and bring with them sector insights and a reporting background in international (economic) affairs.

Project Manager, Urban Mobility Switzerland (D/E)

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We seek for a project manager to lead a six-month student newsroom on the “Future of Urban Mobility in Switzerland”. ZURICH, Switzerland – Student Reporter provides an innovative media format to mobilize newsrooms that produce journalistic content, which aims to promote informed debates on phenomena from a business and economics angle. For the “Future of Urban Mobility in Switzerland” newsroom, we are looking for a project manager to work side-by-side with an editor and form the leadership team. Together with the editor, you will oversee the journalistic articles and multimedia products produced by the students. The content will be delivered through our digital platform and social media channels, as well as digital and print channels of our media partner, NZZ Campus.