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October 10, 2019
Dr. Petra


Executive Committee Member International Club of Rome, Co-founder Collective Leadership Institute

Dr. Petra Kuenkel is a Member of the Executive Committee of the International Club of Rome and the Founder of the Collective Leadership Institute, a Germany and South Africa based social enterprise building collaboration competency for transformative change towards world sustainability. As a seasoned systems scientist, visionary author and expert in complex multi-stakeholder settings she promotes systems transformations by scaling-up collective stewardship skills for decision-makers from corporations, public sector and civil society. With her educational background in change management, organizational psychology and political science she has profound international experiences in corporate change, development cooperation and policy implementation. She is a leading strategic advisor to pioneering international initiatives that tackle sustainability challenges. Based on successful transformation processes, she developed the dialogic change methodology and the Collective Leadership Compass, a guiding tool for navigating change in complex multi-actor settings. Dr. Kuenkel’s ground-breaking publication The Art of Leading Collectively received international attention; her writings have appeared in numerous professional journals as well as the Guardian and Huffington Post.

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The Collective Leadership Institute is an internationally operating non-profit organisation with focus on educational programmes and Stakeholder Dialogues.

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