Johannes is one of the founding members and Senior Partner of seecon
Dr. phil. II in Geography. Co-founder of seecon and chairman of the executive board for many years. Member of the cantonal parliament of Canton Lucerne between 1987 and 1995. Lecturer at the University of Basel and the Lucerne University of Applied Sciences and Arts. Johannes Heeb has over 25 years of professional experience in the areas of regional development, sustainable resource management and ecological engineering. As developer of the “tropical greenhouse idea”, Johannes Heeb brought the sustainable production of tropical fruits and spices to Switzerland and is a member of the board of directors of the Tropenhaus Wolhusen and Tropenhaus Frutigen.
He is assistant director of regiosuisse and co-founder of the Centre for Applied Ecology, the International Ecological Engineering Society (IEES), the Centre for Ecological Engineering Tartu (CEET); as well as co-director of cewas, the International Centre for Water Management Services in Willisau, Lucerne. In his spare time he embarks on cultural journeys and nature tours, goes diving or hiking and applies himself to the oenology and culinary arts.