Joachim Schiff

Major Cities of Europe

Joachim Schiff

Major Cities of Europe

Biography

Joachim Schiff gained his Master of Science in Mathematics in 1978.
At the same year he was hired by the Municipality of Saarbrücken and put in charge of the mathematical models for development of the city.
In 1982 he became Head of the «Electronic Data Processing» Department of the City Administration of Saarbrücken.
Since 1994 until 2015 has been the director of IKS, the IT Center of the Municipality of Saarbrücken.
The main topics IKS deals with are: IT Infrastructure, IT systems, telecommunications and the call center for municipalities and their companies.
At the same time, Joachim Schiff was the director of “IKS Kommunal GmbH”, a private company which is owned 100 percent by the Municipality of Saarbrücken.
Joachim Schiff is retired since June 2016. He works now as member and advisor of the Organizing Committee of Major Cities of Europe