Tobias Maier is a science communication professional with a PhD in biochemistry and a ten-year track record in academic research. He is the scientific head of the National Institute for Science Communication in Germany and works as a freelance trainer and consultant.

Tobias gives talks and workshops about career development for scientists, leadership and management skills, and about communicating science. He writes a popular blog in German called WeiterGen.

He joined the hfp team in 2013: “I believe clear communication and good leadership are two intimately linked factors. Working with hfp consulting puts me in a great spot to explore their interface and to learn more about their mutual dependence”.