With GovInsight, you will have access to a select group of skilled professionals and their wide network of collaborators.

Our international team’s combined experience of over thirty years in more than 35 countries makes us uniquely positioned to match your needs with appropriate partnerships. At GovInsight, we believe in turning uncertainty into opportunity.

Through our triple A service – Advice, Accompaniment and Acknowledgement – we serve public sector organizations (middle, senior and C-level), helping them expand and shape their managerial capacities.

GovInsight is committed to a purpose-driven public sector in Europe and beyond!



  • Executive coaching and eye-level sparring partner
  • Targeted / boutique consultancy 
  • Technical assistance delivery
  • (Large-scale / complex) project management
  • Contact/partner broker role


  • Blended/action learning and development
  • Benchmarking, peer-to-peer analysis and comparative research
  • Knowledge transfer conferences/webinars, lecturing and moderation 
  • International bridge- and capacity building
  • (Virtual) study visits and learning journeys


  • Dissemination and diffusion
  • Best-practice creation and accelerator
  • External assessment and evaluation
  • Jury membership 
  • Showcasing and awards submissions


Managerial Capacity Building/Strategy Creation

  • Strategic advisory on the Barcelona PropTech eco-system and stakeholders visit organization, for STYX Urban Investments
  • Resource and Key-note speaker at the Conference on Leadership in PS organizations andPublic Sector Productivity: Creating an Agile and Productive Public Sector, for the Asian Productivity Organization (APO) 
  • Accompanying the strategic international positioning of Bilbao Metropoli 30, with S&F Consultants 
  • Designing the next Internationalisation Strategy of the Barcelona Metropolitan Area (AMB) 
  • Crisis management advice and train-the-trainer for staff members of U-Lead regional offices within the U-Lead with Europe programme managed by GIZ (the German Agency for International Cooperation)
  • Various presentations such as at the Master on Public Management organised by the University of Linz or the University of Barcelona Master programme in Advanced Public Management for senior public officials and managers (incl. Latin America) or the Master of Public Management by the Bologna Business School (BBS)
  • Co-leading and managing the project Support for better country knowledge on public administration and institutional capacity building (EUPACK), contracted by European Commission DG EMPL at EIPA

Creation/Coordination of Networks and Transfer Platforms

  • Appointment as ECoD Barcelona Envoy, by European Capital of Democracy NPO & The Innovation in Politics Institute (IPI)
  • Member of the Board of the World Triple Helix Association
  • Partner in the Horizon Europe WIDERA action grant on "European Citizen Science (ESC)" platform, with Nordlicht Management Consultants
  • Co-Founder & Chair of European Cities for Sustainable Public Finances (CSPF) at KDZ, which brings together the CEOs/CFOs of Amsterdam, Barcelona, Bordeaux, Hamburg, the City of London and Trondheim to promote quality management, transparency, accountability and sustainability in public finances at city level
  • Coordinator and facilitator of various editions of Metropolis’ City Manager Days  on topical issues such as public finance, digitalization, green infrastructure and 5G deployment and financing public transport on metropolitan scale
  • Former Founder and Manager of the European City Economic and Financial Governance Group (CEFG) ( at EIPA

Local Governments and City Management

  • Co-Founder & Chair of European Cities for Sustainable Public Finances (CSPF)
  • Innovation & Learning Journey to Norway, for a group of Catalan politicians of the Catalan Association of Municipalities (ACM),within the UPF City Management Chair (CMC)
  • International Week for the Executive Master of Public Management and Innovation by the Bologna Business School (BBS)
  • Project Manager and key expert in the UNDP Local Administration Reform project for Turkey for organising three “learning journeys” for the Turkish Ministry of Environment and Urbanisation and the Ministry of the Interior, to 3 EU Member States (Spain, France and Poland) at EIPA
  • Town Twinning between Turkey and EU Internship programme, for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Directorate for EU Affairs, the Union of Municipalities of Turkey, the Union of Provinces and the Ministry of Environment and Urbanisation, DG for Local Authorities, financed by Turkey and the EU at EIPA
  • Creation of the ‘City excellence cloud’ `project on “In Search of Local Public Management Excellence – Seven Journeys to Success” developing a “seven step model” leading to excellence in (local) governments with seven medium-sized cities (Bilbao, Birmingham, Mannheim, Milan, Tampere, Tallinn and Trondheim) at EIPA

Public Sector Innovation and Digital Transformation

  • Accompanying and advice to the Regional School of Public Administration (ReSPA) and OECD-SIGMA in their PA Awards 2022 for the Western Balkans (
  • Innovation & Learning Journey for the OECD/ReSPA PA Awards winners & special recognitions
  • Advice to theJordan‘s King Abdullah Centre of Excellence (KACE) and OECD-SIGMA Cultural Change Awards
  • Former Member of European Commission JRC High-level expert & stakeholder group on DigiGov assignment - Innovation in a Data-Driven Society
  • Jury member in several editions of the Austrian Public Sector Awards (since 2017-)
  • Founding Member of Future Minders, an informal group of business innovators & makers)
  • Managing & accelerating the European Public Sector Award (EPSA) (2008-2014) at EIPA
  • Deputy Head of the eEurope Awards for Innovation in eGovernment, carried out for the European Commission–DG Information Society at EIPA

European and International Strategy, Project, and Funding Management


  • International study visit “The Civil Society Dialogue between Türkiye and the EU (CSD)”, with Interarts Foundation, for the Turkish Directorate of EU Affairs
  • Delivery of an Urban Agenda opening address on “Financing opportunities for the deployment of urban projects”, for the Province of Barcelona (DIBA)
  • Delivery a key note address at the Ernest Lluch Foundation Municipal Conferenceconcerning the place of local government in transitioning towards environmental sustainability – the European Green Deal: challenges and opportunities
  • UNDP study and consultancy on “Measurement and monitoring of the SDGs at local and regional level”


European Cities for Sustainable Public Finances – CSPF – is a European reference group in local public financial management that unites the Chief Executive Officers/Chief Financial Officers and Finance Managers of the Cities of Amsterdam (NL), Barcelona (ES), Bordeaux (FR), Hamburg (DE), the City of London Corporation (UK) and Trondheim (NO) in order to

  • Create a space for the exchange of experience and knowledge sharing on economic and financial local government topics
  • Improve the comparability of financial data among European cities
  • Enhance the quality, effectiveness, efficiency and accountability of public sector management.


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