Louis Klein

Secretary General
at International Federation for Systems Research (IFSR)

Dedicated to systemic change and the governance of complexity, in theory and practice, in research and consulting, Dr Louis Klein is an internationally renowned thought and practice leader for smart governance and change navigation.

Dr Louis Klein is dean at the European School of Governance. He is president and founder of the Systemic Change Institute and the Systemic Excellence Group.

Educated as an economist and social scientist, Dr Louis Klein became a distinguished systems scientist and cybernetician. He serves as director at the International Centre for Complex Project Management (ICCPM), as director at the World Organisation of Systems and Cybernetics (WOSC), as VP of the International Society for the Systems Sciences (ISSS) and as VP of the International Federation for Systems Research (ISFR).

Dr Louis Klein is co-founder of Systemic Change Journal, member of the editorial board member of the Project Management Journal (PMJ) and co-publisher of the German philosophical business magazine agora42.

Dr Louis Klein grew up on a winery in the Mosel Valley in Germany. He is a long-distance runner and mountaineer, a wine lover and wannabe accordionist. He is the father of two children and lives in Berlin.