is an International Expert in SME- Development projects and Certified Business Mediator (IHK- Germany) and trainer.
Graduating from Moscow Institute for International Relations in 1981 he was working as International expert in Public Associations and Private German and Japanese Business Companies.
During the last 15 years he was working for German and EU Associations as expert, trainer and project director in various Consulting projects, mainly in CIS- countries- such as Moldova (2005-2012, 2014-2015), Kazakhstan (2007-2010) Ukraine (since 2010) and Kyrgyzstan (since 2014).
Since 2013 he is working in the field of Business Mediation, where he coordinates the implementation of Business Mediation as service for Business Associations, organises and provides trainings, based on German standards and provides seminars for Business associations and private companies.
Since 2015 Volker Stoetzner has provided mediation trainings in Ukraine, Kyrgyzstan and Moldova.
Together with the Ukrainian Mediation Center (UMC), the German Munich Chamber of Commerce Training Course on Business Mediation is beeing carried out with more than 80 gratuated Business mediators with German Ceritificate. Also 5 Mediation Centers at Ukrainian Chambers of Commerce, providing mediation consulting, trainings and mediations, have been established and are working sucessfully.