Professor, IUBH International University of Applied Sciences
Dr. Willy Legrand is Professor of Hospitality Management at the IUBH International University of Applied Sciences in Bad Honnef - Bonn, Germany since 2003. He holds undergraduate and graduate courses on sustainable development and hospitality in Germany but also as a visiting professor at universities in China, Dubai, France, India, Peru and the United States.
Prof. Dr. Legrand is the lead author of Sustainability in the Hospitality Industry: Principles of Sustainable Operations, a leading textbook with a 4th edition planned for 2021. He is also the Guest Chief Editor of the Hotel Yearbook Sustainable Hospitality 2018 and 2020 Special Editions. He chairs the HospitalityNet World Panel on Sustainability in Hospitality. Since sustainability covers a wide range of topics, this panel is supported by more than 80 experts across many fields, including food, energy, water, waste, facilities, communication, social, and strategy.
The aim is to get sustainability anchored more than ever into the hospitality conversation and decision-making.