Jochen Witt is a member of the easyFairs Advisory Board, having joined easyFairs in early 2009. After completing his law studies, he worked as a lawyer in Hamburg until 1986. From 1986 to 1993 he worked for BASF AG in various positions. In 1993 Witt was appointed President of the Potash Company of Canada in Toronto and in 1998 he became a member of the Executive Board of Wingas GmbH in Kassel, Germany.
From October 1998 until April 2007 Jochen Witt held the position of President and Chief Executive Officer of Koelnmesse GmbH. During that time he focused on the international expansion of Koelnmesse's portfolio and the modernisation of the exhibition grounds in Cologne.
Jochen Witt was Chairman of the European Chapter of UFI from 1999 to 2005.
From October 2006 to October 2007 he was President of UFI. Since 1 September 2007 he has been President and CEO of jwc, a management consulting firm that provides services in trade fair strategy, pricing of trade fair services, business development (including Mergers and Acquisitions), planning and construction of trade fair grounds/facilities, and business intelligence.