HafenCity University Hamburg (HCU)
Dr. Joachim Thiel – Urban and Regional Economic Studies
Dr. Joachim Thiel is Senior Lecturer and Postdoctoral Researcher in Urban and Regional Economic Studies at the HafenCity University of Hamburg (HCU). He is currently doing research on learning processes during the planning and management of London Olympics 2012. In addition his research topics include urban labour markets and creative industries. He is author of „Creativity and space: labour and the restructuring of the German advertising industry“ published by Ashgate in 2005. Prior to his current job, Joachim worked as head of the strategic development unit in the presidential office of HCU for four years.