Managing Director

Peter Biwald

KDZ - Centre of Public Administration Research
KDZ - Management Consultancy and Training Corporation

Support and supervision of administrative reform
Budget reform at federal, state and municipal level
Budget consolidation
Warranty management
Groundwork in the areas of public management, governance and public finance
Seminars for civil servants and policy-makers
Managing Director

Thomas Prorok

KDZ - Centre of Public Administration Research
KDZ - Management Consultancy and Training Corporation

Common Assessment Framework (CAF), Quality Management, Effective Governance and Organisational Development
Public administration reform and decentralisation
European integration, local and regional governments and associations
Open government (Data) and citizen participation


Sofia Calzola

Quality Management - Common Assessment Framework (CAF)
European governance
Public finances, decentralisation, and local autonomy

Nikola Hochholdinger

Urban and regional development: Focus on inter-municipal cooperation
Public finance: Demography, social affairs and municipal finances
Measurement and control instruments: Modelling of target and indicator systems, development of IT-supported planning instruments (e.g.: Praxisplaner)
ArcGIS - Visualisation and analysis of spatial data
Database management and maintenance
Kelmend Zajazi
Kelmend Zajazi | Executive Director of NALAS
The long-term cooperation with KDZ means a lot to us at NALAS. In KDZ we found a peer that fully understands who we are.
Isabelle Verschuren | Federal Public Service Policy and Support (BOSA), CAF correspondent of Belgium
In the last years Belgium has planned and organised many different CAF activities (e.g. CAF training, Certification of CAF label) together with KDZ.
Josep Medrano | Director of Strategic Planning and Taxation, City of Barcelona
For the City of Barcelona, the collaboration with KDZ through the European "Cities for Sustainable Public Finances (CSPF)" has reached a qualitative advance.


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Public Management Consulting

Our focus

  • Financial Management and VRV 2015
  • Organisational and Administrative Development
  • Control and Management Systems
  • Citizens and Customer Service
  • Strategy and Innovation Development
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European Governance and Urban Policy

Our focus

  • International Know How Exchange and Capacity Building
  • Urban Policy in Europe
  • CAF-Centre and Reform of Public Administration
  • Open Data
  • Knowledge Management and Networking