Stefan Bauer-Wolf

3040 Neulengbach
Hauptplatz 59

Mobil: +43 (0) 676 75 346 78

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Consultancy Specialization

  • Management of cooperations and networks
  • Organisationsal development, moderation, training
  • Executive coaching and team coaching
  • Cross-border and interregional development programmes
  • Regional Governance


  • Technical secondary school in electrical engineering, Vienna
  • Urban and regional planning in Vienna and Newcastle upon Tyne (UK), Title: Dipl. Ing.
  • Master course on “Organization Development”, Vienna 2002 – 2004, Title: MSc
  • Coach Training Programmes at the FUTURE Coaching Academy, 2010 – 2014; Certified FUTURE Coach and Trainer (
  • Professional Certified Coach (PCC), certified by the International Coach Federation ICF (
  • Training courses on systemic consultancy, intercultural competence, moderation, communication, project management


  • German
  • English

Professional Experience

  • Consultant and partner of ÖAR Regional Consulting ltd, since 2002
  • Division Manager for Cross-border and Interregional Projects, ecoplus ltd, Lower Austrian Regional Development Agency, 1999 – 2002
  • Project Manager for Cross-border and Interregional Projects, ecoplus ltd, 1997 – 1999

Reference Projects

  • Midterm Review of the “City Development Initiative in Asia (CDIA)”, 2014-2015
  • Planning workshop and team retreat for the Sambian-German development cooperation “Decentralisation for development” (D4D), 2014
  • Design and implementation of a training program for managers in 22 micro-regions in Lower Austria, 2013-2015
  • Capacity Assessment for the german-nigerian cooperation project “Pro-poor growth and employment promotion”, 2013
  • Consultant for the “Local Governance Program South Caucasus”, GIZ, incl. pilot process of the Armenian territorial reform, 2012-2014
  • Lessons learnt from the “Center for Cooperation with the Private Sector”, GIZ South Africa, 2012
  • Expert for the ÖROK Partnership “Strengthening the regional level”, Austrian Conference on Spatial Planning, 2012-2014
  • Trainer/Coach/Consultant for GIZ executives  ”Managementwerkstatt Capacity WORKS”  (2011-2015)
  • Capacity WORKS (management model for cooperation projects) trainings for GIZ project managers and national staff, more 20 three-day and five-day trainings in Europe, Africa and Asia, 2011-2015
  • Cooperation management for micro-regions in Lower Austria (Evaluation), 2011
  • Developing a national working group for European Territorial Cooperation, 2011
  • Capacity Assessment for the Employment Promotion Strategy Sierra Leone, 2011
  • Training of gtz key project staff in Asia (10 one-week intensive trainings) on the management model “Capacity WORKS” for gtz cooperation projects, consultancy missions to support practical implementation (China, India, Thailand, Nepal, Indonesia, Usbekistan), 2009-2010
  • Networkanalysis for the Euroregion „Donau-Moldau“, 2009 – 2011
  • Facilitation of a reflection process on the structural funds implementation “governance” in Austria, 2009
  • Design and technical preparation, including implementation of an international conference on a new concept of “Regional Governance”, 2008
  • Publication: “Successful by network competence”, ed. Bauer-Wolf, Payer, Scheer; Springer Vienna/New York, 2009
  • Consultant, Moderation and Training assignments in Bangladesh, China, Georgia, Sri Lanka  to support local GTZ development cooperation projects/programmes, Training of the GTZ “Capacity WORKS” pilot group Asia, 2007-2008
  • Design and implementation of a 3 modules training course on organisational development, cooperation and networking, regional (governance) change processes in the context of spatial planning and regional development, 2008
  • National Expert for EU study on “Regional Expenditures of the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) and Cohesion Fund (CF) in 2000-2006“, 2007-2008
  • Moderation of 3 kick-off events for 2 interregional and a cross-border cooperation programme 2007-2013, 2007-2008
  • Organisational Development Consultant within the transnational project “MATRIOSCA” aiming to set up transnational governance structures, 2007
  • Consulting and moderation assignments for the re-design of the styrian regional development policies and structures („Regionext“), 2006-2007
  • Regional economic development concept (focus: marketing concept for regional business sites) in an AT-CZ border region, 2006-2007
  • Moderation of a thematic conference and strategy workshop for the Euregio Steiermark – Slovenia, 2006
  • Workshops for Upper Austrian regions on possibilities and potentials of gender mainstreaming in regional development, 2006
  • Facilitation of the programming process for the transnational territorial cooperation programm Alpine Space II 2007-2013, 2006
  • Ex-ante evaluation of of territorial cooperation programme Austria – Hungary 2007-2013, 2006
  • Moderation of working groups on preparation of territorial cooperation programmes (esp. Austria – Slovenia, Austria – Czech Republic) 2007 – 2013,
  • Consultancy on programme implementing organisation, 2006
  • Design, Organisation and Moderation of an international learning event on regional governance, 2005
  • Study on goals, challenges and organisation of 10 major European cross-border regions (“Europaregionen”), 2004
  • Regional economic development concept for the city region Linz, consultancy, moderation and conceptional work, 2004-2005
  • Midterm and ongoing evaluation of the INTERREG IIIA programme Austria-Hungary, 2003-2005
  • Study on Gender Mainstreaming in Objective 1 and 2 Programmes in Austria, 2003
  • Strategy and qualification development for SMEs in Lower Austria, 2002-2006

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