In his role as Director of Research, Data Product, Dr. Wouter Geerts leads Skift Research’s efforts to provide the best proprietary data products for the travel industry. Beyond this, he delivers research with a focus on the hotel sector, short-term rentals, and travel tech.
Wouter completed a PhD on sustainability in the hospitality industry at Royal Holloway, University of London. Wouter further holds a Bachelor in International Hospitality Management and has worked in different roles in and with the hotel industry. Before joining Skift, Wouter worked as a consultant at Euromonitor International, where he had direct responsibility for the quality of travel data and written analysis.