Dipl.-Ing. (FH) Elke Schnabel

Basic

Western Cape, South Africa

Skills

360° Consulting - Sustainability - Textiles & Fashion - Africa
Organisation - Innovation - Networking - Synergies
Thinking Outside the Box
Management Consultant
World Citizen
Initiator
Multiplicator
Networker
Intermediary
Author
Industrial Countries - Emerging Markets - Development Cooperation
Textiles - Fashion - Supplying Industries
Textile and Clothing Production in Africa: Today - History - Future
Africa Market Researches - Big Data Bases - Trade & Sourcing Intelligence
Product Management - Marketing - Productivity - Quality - Fashion - Supply Chain Management
E-Marketing
Export / Import Promotion & Marketing
Trade Fair Participations
Fashion Forecasts
CSR - Sustainable Entrepreneurship - Business Ethics - Social Standards - Human Resource Development
Ecological Management - Clean Production - Green Fashion - Eco Labels & Standards - Fashion Quality - Upcycling - Sustainable ("Slow") Fashion
Circular Economy - Cradle to Cradle etc
Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) - Life-Cycle Assessment (LCA)
Development Policies - Technical Cooperation
Intercultural Communication
Multi-Stakeholder-Dialog
Project Management
Evaluation - Monitoring - Training
Organisation Development - Knowledge Management - Change Management
E-Learning
Longstanding experience in Europe - USA - Asia - South America - Maghreb & Sub-Saharan Africa
+++ Inspiring News and Ideas from Africa and Abroad +++

Timeline

Professional experience for Dipl.-Ing. (FH) Elke Schnabel

  • Current 24 years and 11 months, since 1997

    Management Consulting & Social Entrepreneurship

    Carpe Diem Int., Africa & International (ZA)

    Director

  • Current 27 years and 11 months, since 1994

    Project Leader, Engineer, Evaluator, Trainer & Mediator

    International institutions, industry, trade fairs, consultings etc worldwide

    Projects for numerous institutions, associations, private industry, trade fairs, privatization, export and trade promotion agencies, consulting companies etc in 62 countries worldwide

  • 1997 - 2001

    Textile Associate Consultant

    CDI - Centre for the Development of Industry (CDE), Brussels (EU - ACP)

  • 1997 - 2000

    Integrated Expert (IF)

    CIM - Centre for International Migration and Development, Frankfurt (Germany)

  • 1997 - 1998

    Project Evaluator

    GTZ - German Technical Cooperation (GIZ) /BMZ - German Development Ministry

  • 1994 - 1997

    Project Manager, Textile and Garment Consultant

    TIC Technical Consulting, Remscheid (Germany)

    Textile Associate at CDI - Centre for the Development of Industry (EU-ACP), Brussels (Belgium)

Educational background for Dipl.-Ing. (FH) Elke Schnabel

  • University of the Witwatersrand

    Results-Based Project Management: Monitoring and Evaluation

  • MandE / EvalPartners

    Monitoring & Evaluations: Various Development Evaluation Courses

  • Rochester Institute of Technology

    International Project Management, Project Management Cycle & more

  • University of Oxford

    From Poverty to Prosperity: Understanding Economic Development

  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology

    Challenges of Global Poverty, Evaluating Social Programs, Development Policy, Social Science

  • Cradle to Cradle Products Innovation Institute

    C2C Certified Catalyst, C2C Certified Foundations, Designing C2C Certified Products Circular Economy

  • ITC - International Trade Centre Academy (WTO/UN), Geneva (Switzerland)

    CSR, Standards & Sustainability, Trade Institutions, Information Management, SMEs & many more

  • SRC - Stockholm Resilience Centre (Sweden)

    Planetary Boundaries & Human Opportunities

  • SDSN - The Sustainable Development Solutions Network (USA)

    Sustainable Development, Climate Change, Natual Resources, Human Rights & many more

  • The World Bank Institute (USA)

  • Mercer University, Atlanta (USA)

  • Université de La Rochelle (France)

  • Technical University (TU), Kaiserslautern (Germany)

    Sustainable Development Cooperation, Policies, CSR, Evaluation & many more

  • Technical University of Applied Sciences (FH), Albstadt-Sigmaringen (Germany)

    Dipl.-Ing. (FH) - M.Sc. Clothing / Textiles

Languages

  • German

    First language

  • English

    Fluent

  • French

    Fluent

  • Spanish

    Intermediate

Wants

Challenging New Projects - Networks - Contacts - Inspirations - Synergies - Thinking outside the box
Interesting Contacts in ALL AFRICAN COUNTRIES - Europe - Asia - America - Oceania - ACP - BRICS
Contacts to Professional Organisations - Development Institutions - Certification and Standardisation Bureaus - Colleagues & Friends etc
CSR in Subsahara Africa
Promoting African Standards
Ecological Esprit
Social Development
Fair Production and Trade
Sustainability
Responsible Entrepreneurship
Fashion (Re-) Design
Upcycling Stories - Ideas - Development - Creativity
Long-Lasting Products
New Fashion Products (New Natural Fibres - Apparel - Jewelry - Handicrafts - Secondhand - Accessories etc)
Fashion - Design - Textiles made in Africa
African Diaspora in Europe - Australia - New Zealand etc
+++ We are looking forward to expand our PROFESSIONAL NETWORK "CSR in Africa" - esp for SMEs - and would appreciate an intensive information exchange. Thanks for joining our network +++

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