Nonno Breuss

As an internationally-experienced expert in public participation and change management, Nonno Breuss guides reform projects on a community, state and federal level, devises public participation processes and moderates large groups and international multi-stakeholder processes. His greatest strength is his ability to bring people with starkly diverging concerns together to develop viable solutions. His customers value his empathy and his ability to get straight to the heart of the matter. Before beginning his career as a consultant, Nonno Breuss studied political science, graduated with a Master’s degree in public management at Syracuse University, New York, held positions as coordinator of an international NGO network and managing director of the European Institute for Public Participation.


  • Public participation and new forms of cooperation
  • Change management in public administration
  • Strategic and organizational development for non-profit organizations

Past Projects

  • Amnesty International
  • Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation
  • Federal Theatre Holding
  • Austrian Control Bank
  • City of Vienna
  • Strabag
  • Federal Governments: Lower Austria, Upper Austria, Styria, Vorarlberg

Good to Know

  • He is father to one son who is fast on his way to becoming an adult!
  • Loves making music.
  • Likes climbing and produces films professionally.

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