Berlin.  Knowledge.  Week

18 - 22 November 2019

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Lomé.  Knowledge.  Week

2 - 6 December 2019 / 2 au 6 décembre 2019

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A warm welcome

... to the newest knowledge cities and regions:
Brasilia, Lisbon, Lusaka, Madrid, Minsk and Moscow.

Founder and initiator

Andreas Brandner

Andreas Brandner

Founder, Vienna.Knowledge.City

Andreas is the founder of knowledge.city. He is a world-leading advocate for knowledge management and sustainable knowledge societies, advisor, trainer, researcher and book author in the fields of knowledge management and knowledge-based development. He has more than 20 years of experience in these fields, and established KM Austria, KM Academy and KM Associates in 2001. He is initiator of several networks, in 2017 he established the Knowledge for Development Partnership, of which he is currently Managing Director. He co-authored the global Agenda Knowledge for Development and through knowledge.city he is currently advising governments, companies and international organizations in more than 20 countries around the world.

andreas.brandner@knowledge.city

Azores, Portugal

Diego Costa

Diego Costa

Managing Director, Knowledge.City for lusophone countries

Diego works with knowledge management since 2012 and is establishing knowledge.city in the Portuguese speaking countries.  He has experience in the United Nations, public agency, NGOs and the private sector. With a diversified portfolio in different businesses, he interacted with diverse company departments and was active at APQC´s KM Conference in the USA, and others. He graduated in social communication, has an MBA in Business Intelligence and is pursuing a second master degree in Human Rights at the University of Vienna.

diego.costa@knowledge.city

Berlin, Germany

Günter Penzenauer

Günter Penzenauer

Managing Director, Knowledge.City.Germany

Günter is one of the managing directors and financier of Knowledge.City.Germany. He is among other things an ontology expert for IT systems, data processing specialist, Cross Life Cycle Manager and member of the Steering Committee of Knowledge Management Austria. His main area of responsibility is to convey his knowledge and the overall organisation of this network.

Martina Penzenauer

Martina Penzenauer

Assistant, Knowledge.City.Germany

Martina studied English, History and Political Education in Linz as well as Public Management in Vienna. She is a certified data protection officer and information security manager. As part of Knowledge.City.Germany she brings in her expertise and organisational skills wherever needed.

Tina Koch

Tina Koch

Global Coordination, Berlin.Knowledge.City

Tina is establishing Münster and Berlin as knowledge cities and coordinates global activities on this network. She is knowledge manager and trainer. After she has studied KM in Vienna she gained various experience in the private and non governmental sector such as KM-A (Vienna), GIZ Agerié (Algiers) and Zalando (Berlin).

martina.koch@knowledge.city

Brasilia, Brazil

Diego Costa

Diego Costa

Managing Director, Knowledge.City for lusophone countries

Diego works with knowledge management since 2012 and is establishing knowledge.city in the Portuguese speaking countries.  He has experience in the United Nations, public agency, NGOs and the private sector. With a diversified portfolio in different businesses, he interacted with diverse company departments and was a panellist at APQC´s KM Conference in the USA, and others. He graduated in social communication, has an MBA in Business Intelligence and is pursuing a second master degree in Human Rights at the University of Vienna.

diego.costa@knowledge.city

Geneva, Switzerland

Pavel Kraus

Pavel Kraus

Partner Geneva.Knowledge.City

Pavel is partner and managing director at AHT intermediation GmbH, and partner of knowledge.city in Geneva. He is consultant and trainer in knowledge management and president of the Swiss Knowledge Management Forum. He holds a PhD in geography at ETH Zürich and a M.A. from University of Chicago. He has been Knowledge Networking Officer at F. Hoffmann-La Roche AG and a member of Geneva Knowledge Group headed by Prof. Gilbert Probst.

Kampala, Uganda

Mary Suzan Abbo

Mary Suzan Abbo

Managing Director, Kampala.Knowledge.City

Mary Suzan is country director of knowledge.city in Uganda and managing director of Knowledge for Development Partnership. She is an expert in knowledge management and renewable energy.

marysuzan.abbo@knowledge.city

Mary Kevine Akoth

Mary Kevine Akoth

Management Associate, Kampala.Knowledge.City

Mary Kevine is the management associate at knowledge.city in Uganda since 2017.  She has a first degree in Development studies and a Master’s degree in Human Resource Management. Previously she has worked as a senior human resource officer at Excel Insurance Company, Planit Uganda Limited and Centre for research in energy and energy conservation as a consultant. With a working experience of 8 years, she has laid hands on practical management of both people and other resources to achieve intended outputs. With both a management and community development background she has trained as a major trainer for four companies in the recent past and been able to oversee training programs for over 100 staff/trainees. She has also had the opportunity to lecture students as a senior lecturer at the collaborative institute in Kampala.

marykevine.akoth@knowledge.city

Lagos, Nigeria

Lekan Fadina

Lekan Fadina

Managing Director, Lagos.Knowledge.City

Lekan is an economist, scholar, management consultant and educationist. He has been involved for about two decades in the United Nations System as negotiator in trade, environment, climate change and sustainable development. He has served in various capacities in governments, private sector and international organizations.
He is an alumnus of Harvard University Graduate School of Business Administration, USA and past President Harvard University Graduate School of Business School Alumni Association of Nigeria.
He is very passionate on knowledge and well devoted to knowledge services as driver of achieving growth and sustainable development.

 

 

Lekan Fadina

Lekan Fadina

Coordinator and Global Relations Management, Lagos.Knowledge.City

Lekan is a graduate of computer science and a certified management trainer. He has been involved from the beginning in the establishment of Lagos.Knowledge.City and the Knowledge for Development Association Nigeria.

Bajo Odutola

Legal Counsel and Corporate Services Officer, Lagos.Knowledge.City

Bajo is a legal practitioner and handles legal and corporate services. He is currently working on the establishment of Knowledge for Development Association of Nigeria.

 

Monday Edet

Monday Edet

Programmes Officer, Lagos.Knowledge.City

Monday is the programmes officer. He is a computer scientist and researcher. He has undertaken various Information and communication projects. He coordinates the various programmes of Knowledge.Hub.Nigeria.

 

Kayode Oluokun

Kayode Oluokun

Marketing Services Officer, Lagos.Knowledge.City

Kayode is the Marketing Services Specialist with responsibility for introducing the Knowledge.City, Knowledge.Hub and knowledge services to the Nigerian market with population of over 200 million.

 

Mike Simire

Mike Simire

Urban Planner and Environment Specialist, Lagos.Knowledge.City

Mike is urban planner and environmentalist. He is responsible for communicating the concept of innovative city.

 

Adaora Amujiogu

Adaora Amujiogu

Technologist, Lagos.Knowledge.City

Adaora brings her knowledge, speciality and interest in technology into Lagos.Knowledge.City. She is also in charge of our gender issues and activities in creating a knowledge friendly environment.

James Chidi

James Chidi

Sustainability Officer, Lagos.Knowledge.City

James is sustainability specialist. His responsibility involves aligning the concept of knowledge.city with sustainable development goals and professional services of Knowledge.Hub.Nigeria.

 

Rhoda Olusina

Gender and Leadership Expert, Lagos.Knowledge.City

Rhoda is pastor, lawyer, gender and leadership development expert. She is responsible for knowledge services among youths and women. She manages legal knowledge, creativity, religion and spirituality.

 

Bola Olotu

Health City Consultant, Lagos.Knowledge.City

Bola is medical doctor. She advises and coordinates health and sustainable livelihood programmes.

 

Lisbon, Portugal

Diego Costa

Diego Costa

Managing Director, Knowledge.City for lusophone countries

Diego works with knowledge management since 2012 and is establishing knowledge.city in the Portuguese speaking countries.  He has experience in the United Nations, public agency, NGOs and the private sector. With a diversified portfolio in different businesses, he interacted with diverse company departments and was a panellist at APQC´s KM Conference in the USA, and others. He graduated in social communication, has an MBA in Business Intelligence and is pursuing a second master degree in Human Rights at the University of Vienna.

diego.costa@knowledge.city

Lomé, Togo

Atsu Sename

Atsu Sename

Manager Général, Lomé.Knowledge.City

Atsu est un sociologue-planificateur, spécialiste en gouvernance locale et décentralisation. Il a accompagné en près de 10 ans plusieurs collectivités locales au Togo. Depuis 2010, Il a développé une expertise en management des connaissances dans le cadre de ses fonctions. Il a co-fondé Knowledge.City in Togo dont-il assure les fonctions de manger général.

Lusaka, Zambia

Dean Mulozi

Dean Mulozi

Managing Director, Knowledge.City Southern Africa

Dean is managing director for Knowledge.City.Southern Africa and is based in Lusaka, Zambia. He obtained his basic education in agriculture development from the University of Wisconsin, Madison, USA Centre for Cooperatives. In Zambia and Manzini, Swaziland he studied project management with focus on rural development. Dean worked in various foreign funded development projects including the United Nations in the republic of Maldives south East Asia under the UNDP/UNV Atoll Island Development Programme. During his field experiences, he managed ICT for development projects. He is currently also the chairperson for Africa Union Zambia Chapter and Southern Africa Telecentre Network.

Chishala Lukwesa Siame

Chishala Lukwesa Siame

Coordinator, Knowledge.City Southern Africa

Chishala brings a wealth of knowledge management experience and expertise from various sectors, most of which has been managing knowledge for development. She envisions Knowledge.City.Southern Africa as a regional pioneer that will champion the cause for knowledge not only to be recognised as a critical asset in “driving” development but also to be used effectively and efficiently to make a difference in advancing the agenda for knowledge.

Münster, Germany

Günter Penzenauer

Günter Penzenauer

Managing Director, Knowledge.City.Germany

Günter is one of the managing directors and financier of Knowledge.City.Germany. He is among other things an ontology expert for IT systems, data processing specialist, Cross Life Cycle Manager and member of the Steering Committee of Knowledge Management Austria. His main area of responsibility is to convey his knowledge and the overall organisation of this network.

Tina Koch

Tina Koch

Global Coordination, Münster.Knowledge.City

Tina is establishing Münster and Berlin as knowledge cities and coordinates global activities on this network. She is knowledge manager and trainer. After she has studied KM in Vienna she gained various experience in the private and non governmental sector such as KM-A (Vienna), GIZ Agerié (Algiers) and Zalando (Berlin).

martina.koch@knowledge.city

Nairobi, Kenya

Pauline Wanjiku

Pauline Wanjiku

Managing Director, Nairobi.Knowledge.City

Pauline is managing director for Nairobi.Knowledge.City. She has working experience with private, government and intergovernmental organizations. Pauline has implemented projects on innovation, energy, ICT across East Africa. She is an expert in information management and is a project management professional.

Sofia, Bulgaria

Yanko Yanev

Yanko Yanev

Managing Director, Sofia.Knowledge.City

Yanko is a well known and recognized expert in Bulgaria, being professor or chemistry at the University of Sofia and head of the regulary body for nuclear affairs. He is founder and managing director of Sofia.Knowledge.City Ltd. and developed the Cluster Sofia.Knowledge.City in cooperation with more than 20 public and private bodies in Bulgaria. He served as head of the unit for Nuclear Knowledge Management at the IAEA International Atomic Energy Agency for almost 20 years and is an outstanding pioneer for KM in the United Nations System. His achievements in KM at the IAEA have been recognized widely and he contributed significantly so safety and security through professional KM in any kind of nuclear application. He authored many books, articles, guidelines and standards in KM and is consulting authorities and big companies globally.

Vienna, Austria

Andreas Brandner

Andreas Brandner

Founder, Vienna.Knowledge.City

Andreas has founded knowledge.city. He is consultant, researcher and trainer for knowledge management and focuses on knowledge strategies and politics in international organizations.

andreas.brandner@knowledge.city

Petra Herout

Petra Herout

Managing Director, Vienna.Knowledge.City

Petra is consultant and trainer for knowledge management and focuses on knowledge management in non-profit organisations, experience capitalization as well as knowledge for development. With over a decade of experience in development cooperation in Latin America and Africa, she supports the establishment and development of Knowledge. City. Togo, Uganda and Kenya as well as global activities in the network.

Louise Deininger

Louise Deininger

Knowledge Art Director, Knowledge.City

Louise is a conceptual artist whose works focus on critical thinking about human consciousness with emphasis on the mind and its modifications. She carries out extensive research on how spiritual science, metaphysics, quantum theory, human development and other subject matters not limited to identity affect us. Louise creates knowledge art – that reflects on knowledge in its various aspects – herself and manages the knowledge.art.space as a unique space and art collection on knowledge art.

louise.deininger@knowledge.city