Managing Director

Peter Biwald

KDZ - Centre of Public Administration Research
KDZ - Managementberatung- und WeiterbildungsGmbH

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
Head of the CAF Centre

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


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

Bernhard Krabina

Digitalisation, E-Government, Open Government, Smart Cities
Knowledge management, wikis, information and communication technologies
Open budget, citizen service and international know-how transfer
Peter Biwald
Mag. Peter Biwald - Managing director
Knowledge is the basis of our success.
Thomas Prorok
Thomas Prorok - Deputy Managing Director
In the book "Transforming Public Administration with CAF" we bring together more than 30 international authors who describe their experience with CAF.
Bgm. Michael Ludwig - Stadt Wien
Mayor Michael Ludwig - at the conference "Towards European Integration with SDGs"
The Sustainable Development Goals are the way to go. And this way leads to European integration.


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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