Born in Davos Matthias Leisinger got in touch with tourism already in his early years.
After graduating the “Swiss Alpine Gymnasium” in Davos, he studied Geography, History and Political Science at the Universities of Zurich and Rouen (France). Between 2008 and 2010 he followed an extra-occupational MBA study in sustainability management at the Centre for Sustainability of the University Lüneburg (Germany).
From 2003 to 2015 Matthias Leisinger worked for Kuoni; starting as Corporate Responsibility Manager for Kuoni Switzerland, later for the Kuoni Group. From July 2008 until November 2015 he was in charge as Head of Corporate Responsibility for the Kuoni Group.