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/Human Resources in R&D. 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.

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


Burcu Öztürk is the co-founder of E3P.

Mrs Öztürk holds her Bachelor’s degree on English Language and Literature, followed by two seperate masters on Communication; all with distinction and full scholarship awarded by the state of Turkey, Bilkent and Yeditepe Universities. She has attended various trainings and internships on practical aspects of Media, Finance and Business Management during and after her studies.

After working many years in various major mainstream Turkish media outlets she has established & actively 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 & media representative of SIETAR-Turk branch, later to be rebranded as “KILECAD”; Kültürlerarası İletişim Eğitim Çalışma ve Araştırma Derneği). Upon being invited on an Erasmus+ project on Leadership of Self Employed Women in Business; she proceeded to work in Germany for over 4 years in Advertising & Business Strategies departments.

Her areas of service include Customised Support on:
  • International Investment & Asset Management
  • Event Management
  • Intercultural Research & Training