John Meister

Consultant. Lecturer. Trainer.




Head of Digital Municipality Operations.
Transforming municipalities to digital smart cities.
Consulting. Projects. Tech. Business Processes. 

University of Applied Sciences Hamburg

Lecturer Public Management.
Service Design Thinking.
Human-centered Design.


Hamburg Senate Chancellery

Digital First Ambassador.
Portfolio management.
Creating digital public services which match user needs.

Hamburg Authority of Finance

Head of Infrastructure.
Project Manager.
Digital Transformation of the Authority of Finance.

Hamburg Authority of Labour, Social, Family Affairs and Integration

Specialist Advisor.
Expert for medical care systems for refugees and migrants.
Manager for the debt counselling units in the City of Hamburg.

German Bundestag

Personal Advisor for the media-policy spokesperson of the FDP parliamentary group in the German Bundestag.
Specialist for Internet & Social Media.


University of Hagen

Master of Arts

Governance (Political Science).
Received the Germany Scholarship (Deutschlandstipendium).

University of Applied Sciences Hamburg

Bachelor of Arts

Public Management – Minor Economics  


  • Leadership program "Leader Into The Future" (KGSt)​
  • Certified Project Management Associate (IPMA)​
  • Working in project management and dev teams - agile & traditional
  • Service Design Thinking - as trainer, lecturer und creator (certified in e.g. IBM Enterprise Design Thinking)
  • UX Design (Axure RP, Adobe XD, Sketch/Invision)​
  • Professional Scrum Master I (​
  • Workshops - with citizens and public administrations
  • Digital Marketing (Google future lab)​
  • Keynotes & panel discussions​
  • Practical experience in Office 365, TFS, Jira, Confluence, HTML5, CSS, PHP7, WordPress (e.g.)


Proud dad of daughters.
Sport boat driver’s license (sea & inland).
Qualified fitness trainer (C license).

John Meister, c/o AutorenServices, Birkenallee 24, 36037 Fulda, Tel. +49 15678591593