Chris Micha Landmann is co-founder and Director at the Southern African Development Agency (Sadea) and Business Development Manager for the Lindner Hotels and Real Estate GmbH in Germany.

The South African with German roots has over 12 years professional international experience and holds a dual German Master’s Degree in Architecture and International Building Science, conducted a 1-year internship at Bensley in Thailand funded by the Federal Ministry of Education and Research of Germany and in addition completed a Bachelor in Tourism at the School of Tourism in Frankfurt am Main, Germany.

Chris Micha Landmann started his career as a design architect and project manager for hotel and mixed-use projects throughout Southern Africa. He then gathered many years of experience in International Tender Management for institutional cooperations and government projects in the sectors tourism and financial cooperation. He is an accredited Tender Agent with European Development Banks.

In recent years he accumulated experience in International Business Development and worked as a partner for the consulting firm Horwath HTL. As CEO of Sadea and Business Development Manager of LHRE GmbH he is project manager for key accounts and conducts business development.