We are an international team of experts

We work for governments, corporations, and companies in different countries and on different continents. We combine unique solutions with many years of experience.

Axel Klimek
Axel Klimek
Co-Founder & Managing Director

Axel Klimek has successfully supported executives and organizations in realizing their strategic goals as a coach and organizational developer in over 30 countries. His focus has always been on the “Human Side of Change”.

Axel has helped companies and organizations in managing complex change processes and improving the collaboration and performance of both teams and executives.

His customers have included Lufthansa, EY, Fresenius, Unilever, the African Union Commission, Canon Europe, Levi’s, GIZ and T-Systems.

He has published several articles in trade magazines in which he has shared his experiences and practical suggestions. In 2016 his book “Parachuting Cats into Borneo: And Other Lessons from the Change Café”, co-authored with Alan AtKisson, appeared. Together with the h_da, University of Applied Sciences Darmstadt, Axel is researching the connection between a coaching culture within an organisation and its ability to deal with digitalisation and the VUKA world.

Piotr Magnuszewski
Piotr Magnuszewski
Systems Modeler and Trainer

Piotr Magnuszewski is Co-Founder and Managing Director of the Centre for Systems Solutions, in addition to being a highly experienced systems modeler, professional trainer, facilitator, and researcher.  Piotr is particularly involved in linking theory with practice, science with policy, and knowledge with action through diverse systems and knowledge management tools.

Piotr uses his expertise in systems thinking and practices to apply and teach systems tools to diverse groups of scientists, NGOs, businesses, and administrations around the world. He has designed many simulation and role-playing games addressing the issues of sustainable development, and is also the author of many research and educational publications.

Prae Piromya
Prae Piromya
Consultant and Trainer

Prae has over 10 years of experience in sustainability strategy consulting, corporate finance, investor relations, human-centered research, and design consulting. As an Associate Director at AWR Lloyd, a boutique financial advisory with a focus on innovation and sustainability in Asia-Pacific, she is in charge of Stakeholder Engagement to support the firm’s client and partner relations and the Innovation for Sustainability service.

She has in-house corporate experience at Central Group as GM of the Sustainable Development Office and at Pace Development as VP of Sustainability Management. Previously, Prae was a Principal Consultant at ERM, a leading global sustainability consultancy. She led the Sustainability Strategy & Stakeholder Engagement team, advising top Thai listed companies in the banking, energy, chemical, food & beverage, telecom, and infrastructure sectors on corporate sustainability assessment, reporting, and stakeholder engagement.

She holds an MBA from Thammasat University, Bangkok, and a BS in Industrial Design from the University of the Arts, Philadelphia.

Juliane Stahl
Juliane Stahl
Trainer and Business Coach

Juliane works as a trainer, business coach, and consultant for the Center for Sustainability Transformation.

Juliane is a specialist in learning and transformation processes. She has more than 15 years of experience in HR, primarily in the area of management development in a large corporation. 

Besides her work as a Coach and Trainer Juliane advises her clients in all topics of personnel and management development. She acts as a moderator of events and meetings and conducts team development activities. She designs procedures for the selection of executives and supports her clients in creating specific programs and tools such as mentoring programs, coaching pools and exit interviews. Juliane is also a Change Manager. She advises on processes such as the implementation of a new HR software or the expansion of specific functions.

Her special interest lies in developing a culture which fosters learning, development and fast decision making in uncertain and ambiguous situations. She advises organizations on how to use coaching and feedback as sustainable instruments. She works with her clients on using these instruments not only for individual development but also to strengthen their organization.

Joseph Owolabi
Joseph Owolabi
Trainer and Business Coach

Acts as a trusted advisor to organisations in Australia, Africa and other emerging markets around the world.

Joseph founded Rubicola in 2020. He had previously worked for Deloitte and PwC in Australia as an experienced director and senior manager respectively. Overseas, he has worked and done business in Africa, North America and Europe.

He was the pioneer service leader for Climate Change and Sustainability Services at EY in West Africa between 2014 – 2017. Where he played key roles in the development of sustainability reporting and assurance in Nigeria. Joseph was the co-convener (along with the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) and the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE)) of the Capital Markets Sustainability Conference which provided training for listed entities, blue-chip corporations and other companies and a CEO-round table session. He assisted the Federal Government of Nigeria in reporting of its Green House Gas (GHG) emissions under the Paris agreement as well as listing of the country’s first sovereign green bond – a first for emerging markets (and only second in the world).

Joseph is a proven capital markets and accounting advisory leader, he directed large scale consulting projects on implementation of new accounting standards for large entities in telecoms, banking and manufacturing sectors in Australia, Africa and around the world. He assisted in completion of the Viva Energy $2.69 billion IPO, Australia’s largest in four years.

Joseph has trained Board of Directors and senior management groups from over 500 companies, on enterprise risk management, accounting standards, sustainability and strategy.

He served as pioneer Chairman for Australian Sickle Cell Advocacy Inc. and is a global Council member for Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) in U.K.

Education

M.A. Leading Innovation and Change; York St John’s University

Executive Education programs at Harvard Business School and The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania

Lisa Rangert
Lisa Rangert
Trainer and Business Coach

Lisa Rangert has a wide international experience in marketing and marketing research. 

As the MCs of International Business Administration of the University of Hamburg, she did projects with companies in Germany (MINI – BMW group), Sweden (Volvo Cars), and Finland (Biolan Oy) in the area of international marketing adaptation strategies and communications. 

Currently, Lisa is a PhD student and a business consultant. This enables her to apply her strong academic background to real life cases to find the most effective solutions.  

One of the latest projects was done in the field of CSR marketing in the frameworks of UNs SDGs for one of the textile companies in Sweden. 

Lisa has done scientific research and projects for companies in Germany, Sweden, Finland, Russia, Great Britain, USA, and has written publications in the fields of Customer value & SMM. 

With her background, she helps organizations with their sustainability marketing and communication strategy with a strong focus on the use of social media.