Jakob focuses on economic policy consulting, combining expertise on political economy with co-creative processes. He has profound knowledge of organisational and team development, is an experienced group moderator, workshop leader and speaker.
His scientific expertise lies in the fields of industrial policy, unequal development, core-periphery structures, global supply chains, network analysis and socio-ecological development.
Jakob Hafele studied economics at the University of Heidelberg and international development at the University of Vienna. He worked 2 years for the Network for Pluralism in Economics, of which he is co-founder, and 1 year for the Macroeconomic Policy Institute (IMK). He is also an industrial policy trainer trained by UNIDO and GIZ. As co-founder of ZOE, he is responsible for strategy and organisational development.