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Moderation & Consulting

About us - Hermine Steinbach-Buchinger


born on 7/4/1965 in Vienna
Nationality: Austrian
Married, son Niklas & step-daughter Zoé


• Graduation, Secondary school with a focus on modern languages, 1983
• Study course for Game Pedagogy, AGB, 1983-1985
• Preparatory course for Psychotherapy, ÖAGG, 1995-1997
• Educational Sciences studies, 1997-2002
• Education for trainers „Diversity-Management“ ADL (Anti Defamation League) 2001
• Master study course for Supervision / Coaching / Organisational Development
Working group on Educational Management 2003-2005

Activities - Counselling, Training, Facilitation:

• Counselling services for NGOs, politics und public administration
• Deputy Project Manager Local Agenda 21 for the 3rd and 15th district of Vienna
• Conception, organisation, facilitation of (international) educational events and conferences
• Diversity Management and Equality Trainings for professional groups (trainee judges, police, Austrian Employment Agency, Vocational Training Institute (BFI), NGOs, Managers of the Federal Ministry of the Interior) as well as Train the Trainer seminars
• Project management for NGOs, Ministries und local authorities
• Supervision (ÖVS), Coaching, OE
• Large Group Interventions (RTSC, Open Space, Future Search i.a.)
• Lectureships (University of Applied Sciences, Eisenstadt; University of Klagenfurt, i.a.)
• Qual. social research (Evaluation, Quality development)

Professional career:

1982 - 1985 Games festivals and teacher trainings “Spiel Mit - New Games”
1984 Member of the management team of the youth village “Waldviertler Jugenddorf” in Allensteig, Lower Austria
1985 Foundation of the children’s holiday camp “Das Bunte Dorf”, Lower Austria
1987 Foundation of FREIRAUM GesmbH
1987 - 1994 Associate and Head of Department “Animation”, FREIRAUM
1995 - 1999 self-employed, project management & trainings for Ministries und local authorities in the youth and educational sector
Seit 1999 Member of the AGB Trainer Team
2000 Foundation of agentur
2000 - present: Trainings, facilitation & counselling in the framwork of agentur
2005 - present: Project management Local Agenda 21 Landstrasse, together with Hans Emrich, Emrich Consulting
2007, 2008: Project management Local Agenda 21 Fünfhaus, together with Hans Emrich, Emrich Consulting

As a facilitator she guides conferences and other large group interventions such as public participation processes, involving all participants in the communication processes. As Deputy Project Manager she is active in Local Agenda 21 in two districts of Vienna.

Focussing on adult education she is member of the Austrian AGB (Ausbildungsinstitut für Gruppe und Bildung) and of the International Anti Defamation League (ADL). Furthermore, she holds lectureships at the University of Klagenfurt and the University of Applied Sciences, Eisenstadt for Applied Knowledge Management.
She studied Educational Sciences and holds a Master degree in Supervision, Coaching and Organisational Development. As consultant she is specialised in the fields of education, NGOs, politics and public administration.

Hermine Steinbach-Buchinger empty empty Partner,Teachers and Mentors empty empty Due to the high complexity of the subject matters, experts’ talks specifically require facilitation.

Facilitation of experts
Due to the high complexity of the subject matters, experts’ talks specifically require facilitation.


e-mobility: briefing concerning an exhibition opening (Technical University Vienna) with Maria Vassilakou and Brigitte Jilka, representatives of the municipal government