Wolfgang Eppenschwandtner is the founder and director of E3P Consulting.

Previously, he worked as Executive Coordinator of the Initiative for Science in Europe (ISE), at the European Molecular Biology Laboratory (EMBL). ISE is an independent platform of European learned societies and scientific organizations to promote science in Europe.

Before joining ISE, he worked at the Austrian Research Promotion Agency (FFG) in the department Structural Programmes as a program manager for brainpower Austria (now called Talents/Researchers Career Grants). Prior to FFG, he held the position of a Policy Officer at Eurodoc, the European federation of young researchers. Eppenschwandtner is also co-founder of the Austrian young researchers’ network, In the first half of 2007, he was a trainee at the Council of the European Union in Research and Industry Policy.

Eppenschwandtner studied mathematics and computer science. He worked in research projects on category theory and applications of algebra in logic and set theory at Vienna University of Technology in Austria and Université Catholique de Louvain in Belgium. He received a Ph.D. in mathematics in 2006.

Wolfgang Eppenschwandtner is Austrian national and fluent in German, English and French.


Burcu Ozturk-Eppenschwandtner is the co-founder of E3P.

Her educational background consists of  BA in English Language and Literature, and two seperate masters on Communication; all degrees with distinction and full scholarship awarded by the state of Turkey and by Bilkent and Yeditepe Universities where she studied at. She has attended various trainings and internships on practical aspects of Media and Business Management during and after her studies.

She has run her own Advertising Agency in Istanbul between the years 2005-2013. She has also been active in various international NGOs on intercultural and interdisciplinary fields of communication, education and training. (She is the founder and media representative of SIETAR-Turk branch)

Her areas of focus and service include;
  • Capital Management in Turkey, TRNC, and the EU (with focus on Germany and Austria)
  • International Investment Management
  • Financial Risk Analysis and Management
  • Event Management
  • Intercultural Research & Training

Hui Li is trainee at E3P Consulting.

She studies Business Administration at Shanghai university and has previously worked as intern in Ming Qi Lui construction company.