Updated March 14th 2018
Structure & Process is a European organisational development consulting & coaching firm. We build purposeful organisations, improve team collaboration and support participatory leadership.
We believe in the abilities of the individual, and the synergy of community. We look for balance in all things, individuality and collective work, work and not-work, action and non-action. We seek beauty, efficiency, effectiveness, deep joy, meaning, connection and purpose.
The company was founded in Finland in 2012. Today, it consists of five people, three of whom are currently active:
Martina came into leadership positions early, founding companies while still at High School in Luxembourg (1997/98) and while studying business economics at TU Dresden (1998-2001).
From 2001 on, Martina worked as an IT project manager and freelance e-business consultant. An early blogger, she became a well-known speaker on the impacts of the internet on organisations and society.
Martina quit consulting work to practise Buddhism intensely. From 2009-2010, Martina lived at Won Kwang Sa International Zen Temple (Esztergom, Hungary) and at Providence Zen Center (Cumberland, Rhode Island), filling positions of builder, gardener, meditation instructor, head cook and head of the mediation halls. She participated in 3 intense 90-day silent retreats, leading two of them as Head Dharma Teacher.
Back in lay society, Martina worked as a personal coach for business owners from 2010-2012 and continued to serve as a meditation teacher in the Kwan Um School of Zen. In 2012, Martina co-founded Structure & Process to discover and explore new ways of collaborating, both in her own company and with client organisations.
Martina is a pioneer practitioner of Holacracy in Europe and an active member the community developing Holacracy. She is a member of the Open Space Technology community, the Art of Hosting community, the European Consultants Camp, and a practitioner of Non-Violent Communication. Martina is an improv dancer and a person of transgender experience.
Martina grew up in Luxembourg and lives in Dresden, Germany. She speaks German, English, French and Luxembourgish and limited Finnish and Dutch. Contact her at email@example.com
Malwina Ulrych is a junior consultant at Structure & Process and takes care of marketing and communication while also studying Psychology (M.Sc.) at the FernUniversität in Hagen. (See all of Malwina’s Roles in Structure & Process here.)
Her background includes extensive academic and nonacademic psychology training, group facilitation in workshop, retreat and community settings, experience as a business coach for entrepreneurs, a creative writing training as well as a hands-on online marketing education after starting her first business at age 20.
Malwina is of Polish descent, lives in Munich and speaks German, English, Dutch and Polish. Contact her at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Rainer von Leoprechting is a consultant, community builder, and entrepreneur. From 1994 until 2012 he worked from within the European Commission, where he built a community of internal change agents, started and led the in-house consulting team, and introduced many innovative practices especially around how people meet and make meaning with each other.
In Structure & Process, Rainer is supporting Consulting and Business Development work.
Rainer is originally from Trier, Germany and lives on the Obenaus Community Farm in Southern Styria. Contact Rainer in German, English, French or Portuguese at email@example.com
We collaborate with a wide network of international colleagues and are open to new people joining our partnership.