CEO | GBI AG
Reiner Nittka studied political science, journalism and American studies. He graduated from the Free University of Berlin with a degree in political science. He gained his first professional experience in the Political Department of the Berlin State Chancellery and as a personal advisor to the Governing Mayor. He then held various management positions at the Treuhandanstalt (German privatisation agency), the Berliner Landesentwicklungsgesellschaft (Land Berlin development company) and the project management company Bavaria Objekt- und Baubetreuung GmbH. With the foundation of GBI mbH & Co. KG in July 2001, he was initially appointed authorised signatory and then Managing Director. With the conversion of the company into GBI AG in July 2007, he was promoted to the Management Board and since 2016 he has been Spokesman for the Management Board.
Reiner Nittka was active at various levels in the political arena at an early stage. He has been involved in property development since joining the Treuhandanstalt in 1991.
For more than 15 years, he has been concentrating on topics related to hotel development and was instrumental in setting up the SMARTments product line at GBI AG.
He regularly writes for various media of the hospitality industry and the real estate business. His widely recognised speciality is the introduction of international hospitality brands into the German market.