Management and Administration

Walburga Fröhlich

Managing Director

Entrepreneur through and through.
A volcano of ideas.

Walburga Fröhlich
Walburga Fröhlich is managing director of atempo GmbH and managing shareholder of CFS GmbH.

Experience and competence:
Education in social work and social management, MA degree from FH Joanneum in Graz; training for integrative supervision and organizational consulting at Fritz Perls Institute Düsseldorf; professional experience as social worker, supervisor, consultant and speaker; Ashoka Fellow since 2015, graduate of the Ashoka Visionary Program 2016 for innovative leadership and impact orientation.

Leadership experience:
Experience in the establishment and management of advice centres and the conception and management of transnational research and development projects. Co-founder of atempo and together with Klaus Candussi key representative of the atempo group.

Special knowledge/experience
Work with people with learning difficulties and disabilities of all ages; scientific research; supervision and organisational consulting, barrier-free communication; many years of experience in stakeholder management.

Management Board/Supervisory Board functions
Board Member of Directors of "Sozialwirtschaft Steiermark. Für Menschen mit Behinderungen"
1st Chairwoman of the "Social Entrepreneurship Network Austria SENA"


  • 2018: Innovative Practice 2018 Zero Project
  • 2017: World Summit Award
  • 2017: Social Award
  • 2017: Fast Forward Award Fin.
  • 2016: SDG Pioneer
  • 2015: Ashoka Fellowship
  • 2015: Erasmus+
  • 2015: European Business Award
  • 2015: Zweiländerpreis
  • 2015 ASRA
  • 2015: Green Franchise Award nom.
  • 2014: Trigos
  • 2013: Franchise Award
  • 2012: Trigos nom.
  • 2012: SEA-Award nom.
  • 2011: B2B Diversity Award
  • 2011: ConSozial Award
  • 2009: Lifelong Learning Award
  • 2007: SozialMarie Award