Heinz Peter Waller was born on June 7, 1965. He completed his study of process engineering at TU Graz, his thesis on the subject of "Islands of Sustainability" at the Graz University of technology and at UBC, Vancouver, Canada. He has training as a management consultant and as a systemic organizational consultant. Since 2001 he has been a certified management consultant (CMC). Wallner is the managing partner of the consulting company Wallner & Schauer GmbH in Vienna and Graz. His focus is on trategy and organization consulting, new business models and sustainability, corporate culture, work with large groups, and a viable system model.