Geographer, Mobility Expert and Urban Planner
CEO / raumkom
After studying geography, sociology, history, and urban and regional planning in Bonn and Munich from 1966 to 1971, Heiner Monheim was head of department at the Federal Research Institute for Regional Studies and Regional Planning (now the Federal Office for Building and Regional Planning) in Bonn-Bad Godesberg from 1972 to 1985. Between 1985 and 1995, he was head of division for urban transport, traffic calming and basic issues of transport in the State Ministry for Urban Development, Housing and Transport of North Rhine-Westphalia in Düsseldorf. From 1995 Monheim taught as Professor of Applied Geography, Spatial Development and Regional Planning at the University of Trier. At the beginning of October 2011 he finished his teaching activities.
Heiner Monheim is managing director of the Institute for Spatial Development and Communication (raumkom). In 2019 he was elected as an extraordinary member of the German Academy of Science and Engineering.