MONNETA is a centre of excellence and network of experts that concentrates on sustainable financial economy, social economy and complementary currency systems and communicates knowledge of alternatives to the current money system and financial economy. MONNETA’s Associates share the conviction that there are better alternatives and that a variety of money systems would be better for people, economy and nature than just one.

 

  Ralf Becker, born 1966, is a graduate in Business Administration and Economic Science of Wilhelms University, Münster in Westfalen (1987-1993). He won a scholarship from the fund for gifted students of the Konrad Adenauer Foundation to finance his studies. As co-founder of the debt forgiveness campaign erlassjahr.de and former advisor for the study “Sustainable […]

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Leander Bindewald gained a Diploma in Neurobiology (2007) and a Masters in Philosophy and Economics (2009) from the University of Freiburg and has since worked on the topic of currency diversity in various countries in Europe and North America. From 2012 to 2015 he worked as a consultant on complementary currencies with the New Economics […]

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Prof. Dr. Karl-Heinz Brodbeck (born 1948) is an economist, engineer, business ethicist, philosopher and creativity researcher. He was Professor of Economics, Statistics and Creative Technology at the Technical University of Würzburg and at the Technical University for Politics in Munich. He has published many books and articles on economics, financial science, money, philosophy and creativity. […]

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Stefan Brunnhuber is an economist, psychiatrist, a member of the Club of Rome and senator of the European Academy of Sciences. He is the medical director of the Diakonie-Klinik of Intergrative Psychatry in Dresden and Professor for Psychology and Sustainability at the University of Mittweida in Germany. More information and contact details can be found […]

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Philipp Degens is reseacher at the faculty of social sciences at Hamburg university. He studied history, sociology and ehtnology and economics at the Universtiy of Colon. For his doctoral thesis, he researched assigned meaning and use of regional currencies like the Brixton Pound, Stroud Pound (both in the UK) and the Vorarlbergtaler (Austria). Apart from […]

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As a management consultant, Otmar Donnenberg is familiar with organizational development in the health and industrial sectors, through projects in the Netherlands (where he lived for 35 years), in Germany and in Austria. In his coaching for change – both personal and organizational coaching – he concentrates on learning strategies for change. He is an […]

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Heinz-Ulrich Eisner (born 1964) has had a varied career as an art therapist, a carpenter, a complementary therapist and Certified Rolfer®. He lives with his partner and son in an intentional community in Kassel, „Villa Locomuna” (www.villa-locomuna.de), which they helped co-found. He is currently a freelance body therapist and co-owner of the firm TrackCase. Since […]

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Christian Gelleri, age 35, has substantially influenced the spread of regional currencies in Germany through his leadership of the regional currency Chiemgauer in Bavaria. He is a trained teacher of business studies and economics. At the beginning of 2003, whilst working as a teacher of economics at the Waldorf School in Chiemgau he co-initiated the […]

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Dr. Hugo Godschalk is a native of the Netherlands (born 1957), who studied economics at the University of Münster/Westfalen (1974-1979). This was followed by five years of economic research which led to his doctorate in 1982 on the future of finance in the computer age. In 1984, he began working for the GZS Society for […]

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Prof. Dr. Silja Graupe is Professor of Economics and Philosophy at the Cusanus Hochschule, an innovative new educational institution in the Mosel area, and is a member of its Governing Board. She studied business engineering at the Technical University Berlin and at the Sophia University in Tokyo, writing her economics doctorate with a critical review of […]

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