Peter Wolkowinski

Peter Wolkowinski is an international consultant (born in the UK where he qualified as a drama teacher and resident in France for over 25 years), working on change and innovative actions: participative consultation of inhabitants concerning the 2030 city strategy of Gdansk, leading a think tank on the evolution required in social policy, leading a participative co-construction of the strategy for the development of social economy in the region, leading a social economy support structure, training political leaders in group work and co-construction. During his career he has animated local, regional, national and European associations, exported social economy to East European countries, has developed a method for developing local identity through empowering inhabitants in regeneration schemes. He has always worked on strong stakeholder participation. P. Wolkowinski is a very experienced moderator and trainer who has the capacity to mobilize persons he works with. He has also published numerous articles and papers.

At present he is lead expert for the URBACT III network “Boosting Social Innovation”, was an expert in “My Generation at Work”, and was the national URBACT trainer for Poland.