Benedikt Brester

Benedikt Brester

Benedikt Brester

Impact Hub Candidate

Benedikt studied at the universities of Dortmund and Sevilla in urban and regional development planning. Afterwards he stopped off in Cuba and Indonesia to work in development cooperation. After that the Ruhrgebiet called again and he started to work on behalf of the NRW city planning ministry to support civil social project initiatives to implement their grass-root urban development projects. Now he is a co-founder of Impact Hub Ruhrgebiet, a globally connected Co-working and event space for unlikely alliances between entrepreneurs, corporates and the civil society.