Dr. Stefan Hartman
European Tourism Futures Institute
Head of Department
Dr. Stefan Hartman holds the position of head of department of the European Tourism Futures Institute (ETFI – www.etfi.eu) at NHL Stenden University, Leeuwarden, The Netherlands. At the ETFI he helps actors in the leisure and tourism industry to develop strategies and actions that allow them to manage continually changing business environments. To do so, he uses his knowledge of transition management, resilience and adaptive capacity building. Stefan obtained his PhD at the University of Groningen, The Netherlands. His research focuses on the development, strategic (spatial) planning and governance issues related to spaces and places that are in the process of becoming destinations for tourism and leisure.