At a glance

PhD in geography
Around 15 years of professional experience in 35+ projects
Project leader and manager
Urban development planning and transport research
Paul Hebes
Paul HebesDr. rer. nat., Dipl.-Geographer
Consultant, data analyst, planner


  • Since 2018
    Founder Knowledge-based Planning; Independent Consultant, Data Analyst, Planner

  • 2011 to 2017
    Employee at the Berlin Senate Department for Urban Development and Housing,
    Department for Urban Development Planning (strategic policy unit),
    Area of responsibility: city knowledge for strategic planning and concepts

  • 2011
    Doctorate (Dr. rer. nat.) in geography at the Humboldt University of Berlin,
    Topic: "The role of companies in transport behaviour in passenger transport

  • 2005 to 2011
    Initially student project assistant, from 2009 PhD student at the Institute of Transport Research at the German Aerospace Center, Berlin, Department of Commercial Transport

  • 2004 to 2009
    Graduate studies in geography (focus on economic and transport geography);
    Studied political science and law (as subsidiary subjects with emphasis on international politics and administrative and European law) at the Humboldt University of Berlin

    Diploma thesis at Airbus Germany,
    Topic: "Internationalization of technical after-sales services, analysis and evaluation of potential locations in China

Paul Hebes

Impressions and experiences

Through numerous trips, I have gathered impressions in many cities and countries. New ones are added every year. I bring the experience I have gained into my projects and work. The map below gives an idea of the cities I have travelled to and remember since childhood.