Born in 1963, lives and works in Cologne. He is married and has three daughters.
Martin Weiser has been working in the lighting industry for over 35 years. The focus of his services is the creation of lighting concepts and lighting plans for the hospitality industry. He has very good contacts to industry-specific investors, architects, interior designers, contractors and hotel companies and is part of an international industry network. With his many years of experience in project management and as a lighting planner, he put a large number of hotel and catering projects of various classifications in the right light.
From September 2008 to October 2014, Martin Weiser was Head of Segment Management at ERCO, the world's leading manufacturer of architectural lighting, where he was responsible for business within the hotel and catering industry in Germany.
As the owner of Planquadrat Lichtarchitektur und Gestaltung, an engineering firm that provided lighting design services for architects, planners and building owners, he contributed to the success of numerous projects in Germany and abroad as a lighting planner from 1990 to 2008. These include hotel projects in Europe and Asia, such as the Airport Hotel in Bangkok and the Ramada Renaissance in Melakka. In 1999 he developed a lighting concept for the old town of Bethlehem in Palestine on behalf of the Gesellschaft für technische Zusammenarbeit (GTZ) and personally accompanied the implementation on site. In Germany, among other things, he created the lighting concept for the administration building of the RTL television channel in Cologne.