The strategieKONTOR is a private, independent planning and consulting company based in Kleinmachnow (close to Berlin), Germany.
It offers a broad variety of services - planning, consulting, evaluation - in the fields of spatial, regional, rural & urban development in the context of international development and cooperation.
The specific knowledge of spatial planners, town planners and regional & rural development experts can be combined with experiences in the area of international programme and project management. Special attention is paid to the planning/ programming and implementation of projects in co-operation with development and transition countries, in particular in the States of Central and Eastern Europe (CEE) as well as South-East Europe in the context of EU-integration and enlargement.
Thus, the strategieKONTOR is engaged in project development & management as well as evaluation, particularly in the field of international (development) cooperation including European Territorial Cooperation (cross-border and trans-national) (INTERREG, IPA, ENPI/ ENI CBC).
The strategieKONTOR was founded in 1999 by Mr Dipl.-Ing. Stefan Elsing.
On the basis of his professional qualifications as a freelance planner and specialist journalist as well as his work experience in international cooperation, Mr Elsing can offer services in particular in the following areas:
- Evaluation as well as appraisal, planning and programming of development cooperation projects;
- Provision of support to the implementation of planning and development projects as well as international cooperation programmes / projects - especially in the area of spatial planning and development, governance, capacity development;
- Preparation of analyses, studies, expert opinions ... and their preparation for publication.
M.Sc. Spatial Planning (Urban and Regional Planning) -
“Diplom-Ingenieur für Raumplanung”,
University of Dortmund, Federal Republic of Germany, Faculty of Spatial Planning
Journalist (FJS) -
Free Journalists School Berlin (Freie Journalistenschule)
Membership of Professional Bodies:
Association for Town, Regional and National Planning of Germany (Vereinigung für Stadt-, Regional- und Landesplanung - SRL e.V.)
German Journalists' Association (Deutscher Fachjournalisten-Verband - DFJV)
Stefan Elsing is qualified to integrate Capacity WORKS, the GIZ’s management model for sustainable development, into the professional consultancy services, in particular capacity development in developing and transition countries.