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Leadership, strategy development, field-based programme management, research, evaluations, and analyses are my core competencies.

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Over three decades, I gained extensive hands-on experience in designing, developing and managing large-scale programmes, research, and evaluations in complex emergencies and developing contexts worldwide.


My key competencies include:


  • Unique combination of professional expertise in humanitarian leadership and expert research

  • Design and management of large-scale programmes as they relate to emergency response and development, including key transition phases

  • Excellent inter-personal, inter-cultural and communication skills

  • Excellent analytical and drafting skills

  • Team player, motivator


  • Developing response strategies and program design

  • Leading crisis management

  • Coordinating multi-sectoral needs assessments

  • Producing and implementing program management methods and tools

  • Coordinating inter-disciplinary teams in challenging environments

  • Carrying out monitoring, learning, and evaluation

  • Trouble-shooting in programme management

I am member of the FCDO Humanitarian & Stabilisation Operations Team (HSOT) roster, NORCAP, CARE International, and OXFAM's Emergency Food Security and Livelihoods (EFSL) registers.

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I am an independent consultant specialised in humanitarian leadership, strategy development, programme management, and research.

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“The Norwegian Refugee Council has benefitted immensely from the advice, facilitation and organisational support of Wolfgang. His contribution to our strategy process has been invaluable”


—  Jan Egeland, Secretary General, NRC 2020

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Clients include:

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A number of my published reports and studies are in the public domain and available upon request

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Please send me a message on Skype or use the form on the right.  I will get back to you as soon as possible.

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