Klaus Candussi - Visionär und Geschäftsführer atempo


Klaus Candussi

Co-Founder and Manager of the Internationalization Business Unit

Visionary and networker.
(Almost) always relaxed - even in turbulent times.

Klaus Candussi

Klaus Candussi is Co-Founder and Manager of the Internationalization Business Unit.

Experience and competences

  • Musicology studies, academic degree Mag.Phil. at the Karl-Franzens-Universität Graz
  • Social management studies, academic degree MAS at the Wirtschaftsuniversität Wien
  • Professional experience as Regional Secretary of Lebenshilfe Steiermark
  • CEO of multiple organisations focused on to the work with and for people with disabilities
  • Journalist, consultant and speaker
  • Ashoka Fellow since 2015, graduate of the Ashoka Visionary Program 2016 for Innovative Leadership und Impact-Orientiation

Leadership experience

  • Experience in the development and leadership of social organisations as well as experience in the conception and leadership of transnational development projects
  • Co-Founder and together with Walburga Fröhlich Central Ambassador of the atempo group

Special knowledge / experience

  • Work experience with people with learning difficulties and disabilities, as well as with self-help organisations
  • Work experience as a consultant for organisations, as a presenter and lecturer
  • Journalistic practice and lecturing activities
  • Long-term experience in stakeholder management

Executive and supervisory board experience: