Elvira Klein


     (Kolam Consultants, Kattida Kalai Trust, Auroville Foundation)


     Consultant, Trainer, Facilitator, Coach







“The key lies not in whether we are proficient at putting out fires, nor in whether we are adept at articulating our hopes. The key lies in whether we are capable of linking the potential in the crisis with the changes needed to move us toward the dream”. John Paul Lederach





Education and Training

-Studies in international conflict transformation

-Training as a mediator

-Education as a Coverdale trainer and consultant


Professional Experience

-6 years experience of project management and coordination in international development,
relief and rehabilitation projects in South India.

-11 years experience as a mediator, trainer and consultant in the field of conflict resolution
and organisational development in Germany, South India, Israel and Palestine with clients
from across civil society, government agencies and the corporate sector.

-5 years experience as founder and in executive leadership of an organisation offering
mediation and process facilitation to civil society.


Consulting and Training Focus

-Organizational development processes

-Change management

-Leadership and empowerment

-Cooperation in teams

-Conflict resolution