Heike Bunte is responsible for European Cycling Projects at City of Hamburg (for the District of Altona/Free and Hanseatic City of Hamburg. Before she studied she worked for over 10 years as a trained bicycle mechanic. She studied socio-economics with a strong focus on cycling related topics. She worked as a consultant for a Dutch Company and did several research projects and bigger studies like “Mobility behaviour of elderly women in Hamburg”, “Mobility management at Lufthansa Technik and the Academic Medical Center Eppendorf-Hamburg”. She worked in the research project “Cycling training 60+” for TU Dresden, studying cycling behaviour with over 300 elderlies in small and medium sized cities. In 2017 she invented the “International Cycling Conference ICC in Mannheim” for the Federal Environment Agency, Germany. She was responsible monitoring over 60 projects for the National Cycling Plan of the Federal Ministry of Traffic and Digital Infrastructure in Germany with over 60 projects. She published several articles in high ranked magazines and books.