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Personal data:

Family name:          Löhr (engl.: Loehr)

First name:              Dirk

Title:                         Prof. Dr.

Nationality:             German

Date of birth:          07.10.1964

Place of birth:         Essen / Germany

Marital Status:        Married (with Li Zhou)

Residence:               St. Wendel / Saarland / Germany

Academic degrees

2000 Habilitation („Mittelständische Familienun-ternehmen im Generationenwechsel - Die Gestaltung des Übergangs als Aufgabe des strategischen Risikomanagements“). Venia legendi in social economics (Ruhr University Bochum)
1993 Doctorate (Dissertation: "Die Grenzen des Ertragswertverfahrens" - Unternehmensbe-wertung / company valuation) (Ruhr University Bochum)
1991 Social scientist (diploma) - („Wirtschaft und Verbände“), with additional major „Finance and Banking“ („Finanzierung und Kreditwirtschaft“) (Ruhr University Bochum)
2004 Master of Business Administration (University of Cardiff (Wales) / University Hagen)

Vocational degrees / exams

2004 Financial advisor - Allfinanzakademie (Hamburg / Germany)
2000 Tax advisor - State of Rhineland-Palatinate / Germany, permission in Baden-Württemberg

Professional background

2002 Returning to Trier University of Applied Sciences, Environmental Campus Birkenfeld, renaming of the professorship into „Taxation and Ecological Economics)
2001 Visiting professor / chair for Environmental Economics (1 year) at the BTU Cottbus
1997 Appointment as professor for Business Economics, Accounting and Taxation at the Trier University of Applied Sciences / Environmental Campus Birkenfeld
1996 Member of the supervisory board of the DB Dialog GmbH (Schwerin), in connection with the job as commercial manager of Deutsche Bahn AG (see below)
1995 Commercial manager (regional division manager / senior head of the department) of the regional unit „center“ / long range traffic of the Deutsche Bahn AG (Rhineland-Palatinate, Hessen, Saarland). Tasks: Human resources, controlling and accounting.
1994 Authorized officer (Prokurist) in IFA Hotel & Touristik AG (Duisburg, Germany); tasks: group accounting and group controlling, group financial planning, group taxation and management of the initial public offer (Amtlicher Handel, Frankfurt and Düsseldorf).
1992 Assistant of the management board of IFA Hotel & Touristik AG ( Duisburg, Germany).
1991 Assistant at the chair for social economics and social policy (Prof. Dr. L. F. Neumann).
1982 W 15, Gebirgspanzeraufklärungsbataillon 8, Freyung. Military service, mountain troops, Freyung, Bavaria>

Language skills

German Mother tongue
English Business fluent
Spanish Previously fluently spoken, but needs to be refreshed
French Five years in school, needs to be refreshed
Chinese Basic knowledge

Selected activities in civil society

2016 - 2017 Chair (interim) of the “Vereinigung für Ökologische Ökonomie” (Association of Ecological Economics”, www.voeoe.de).
2014 - Vice President (Germany) of the International Union of Land Value Taxation (http://www.theiu.org).
2014 - 2017 Promoter of the foundation of Cusanus Hochschule, Bernkastel-Kues, and chair of the assembly of shareholders of the man-agement company
2012 Co-founder and promoter of the campaign “Grundsteuer: Zeit-gemäß!” (http://www.grundsteuerreform.net).
2000 Chair of the Sozialwissenschaftliche Gesellschaft 1950 e.V. (http://www.sozialwissenschaftliche-gesellschaft.de)


Prof. Dr. Dirk Löhr
Prof. Dr. Dirk Löhr
Professor FB Umweltwirtschaft/-recht - FR Umweltwirtschaft


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