Category Archives: Bureau Chief

Bureau Chief—Canada

Bureau Chief

Joan Arnott

2015 jan ilr photos 002

Joan Arnott “thinks like a planet”. She facilitates deep reflective processes for leaders that expand world views, consciousness and community. She draws on 30 years of wisdom gathered as an executive, management consultant and leader, combining global, evolutionary, spiritual and practical perspectives with her wholehearted willingness, integrity, and frontier experiences.  Joan has collaborated on practical and visionary projects with IONS, UNESCO, UN-Habitat, health care, government, crown corporations, community agencies, the forest industry, non-profits and private business.  She is …

Associate Editor and Bureau Chief, Canada

Bureau Chief

Joan Arnott, Executive Consultant / Facilitator / Interviewer / Listener

Joan Arnott specializes in facilitating deep reflective processes to serve leaders in clarifying historical / holistic / cultural perspectives, and opens space for creative pathways to emerge in leadership, business, education, and communities. Her work draws on 30 years of wisdom gathered as an executive / management consultant, as a leader / participant in global and community initiatives, and as a teacher / learner in a spiritual practice. She is …

Bureau Chief – Germany

Bureau Chief

Dorothea Zimmer

After finishing her studies of psychology at Freie Universität Berlin as Dipl.Psychologist, Dorothea worked as Assistant Teacher at the Freie Universität Berlin, where she started her doctoral dissertation about the cohesion of Consciousness and Life Conditions. She then worked as Clinical Psychologist in some hospitals. Leaving these realms, which she both considered as sterile and inhuman, she thought “we first have to change the world, before we can do something useful in a job”. So she focused for …

Bureau Chief New York City – Barbara Larisch

Bureau Chief

Barbara Larisch served as the General Organizer for the Integral NYC Salon from 2005 to 2010.  She holds a Masters Degree in Organizational Behavior from the Polytechnic Institute of NYU and is a certified MBTI practitioner and yoga instructor.  Barbara has been a long-time integral enthusiast who has traveled far and wide to satisfy her love of learning.  In 2004, she completed her Spiral Dynamics Level 1 Training in Washington DC, and later on enrolled in Pacific Integral’s Generating …

Associate Editor and Bureau Chief — Russia

Bureau Chief

Eugene Pustoshkin is the Integral Leadership Review’s Associate Editor and Bureau Chief for Russia. Living now mainly in St. Petersburg, Russia, he considers himself to be a world citizen.

Eugene is an integral psychologist, translator, and integral scholar-practitioner. He currently serves as the Chief Editor of Eros & Kosmos (see:, the Russian Integral online magazine he co-founded with Victor Shiryaev and Gleb Kalinin and a team of collaborators.

Eugene graduated as specialist in clinical psychology from St. Petersburg …

Bureau Chief—China

Bureau Chief

Joey W.K. Chan

Joey has been a spearhead of the Learning Organization movement in the Greater China region for more than a decade. Starting with the MIT systems thinking approach, Joey is an Action Research life-practitioner. He embraces Argyris and Schon’s reflective approach as his core organizational development philosophy. Joey is committed to evolve an integral model that could be actionable enough to bring concrete result in this under-delivering consulting industry.

For over a decade, Joey has been both an …

Bureau Chief—Sub-Saraha Africa

Bureau Chief

Oliver Ngodo


  • University of Malaysia Sarawak, Malaysia 2006
  • University of Benin, Benin City, Nigeria 1985 – 1987
  • University of Nigeria, Nsukka, Nigeria 1979 – 1983
  • Boys’ High School Ihube, Okigwe, Nigeria 1977 – 1979
  • Eko Boys’ High School Lagos, Nigeria 1974 – 1977


  • Ph.D. Human Resource Development (Transformational Leadership). Graduation by October, 2008
  • The Thrust of my Dissertation: Development and validation of a structural model linking transformational leadership, through the mediating influences of procedural justice and trust, to

Bureau Chief—Sib-Sahara Africa

Bureau Chief

Yene Assegid

For the past twenty years, Yene worked in human development programs mainly for the Sub-Sahara African region. She aims to transform lives, empower communities living at extreme poverty levels to become economically independent. Yene brings years of experience especially in the field of HIV/AIDS programs and Transformative Leadership Capacity Development. In the past, she worked mainly for organizations such as UNDP, GTZ (German Technical Cooperation), MSF (Medecins Sans Frontiere–Doctors without Borders), PACT-International and several African governments.

She is …

Associate Editor and Bureau Chief—Scandinavia

Bureau Chief

Jonathan Reams, PhD

I am currently an associate professor in the Department of Education at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology. I teach organizational counseling, coaching and leadership, and am pursuing research in the areas of leadership, dialogue and counseling. I also serve as Editor-in Chief of Integral Review.

My background began in agriculture, eventually turned to trucking, and has more recently focused on consulting. Between farming and consulting, I returned to university after a twelve year break, while …

Associate Editor and Bureau Chief—Germany

Bureau Chief

Dr. Wendelin Küpers

At present he is Professor of Leadership and Organization Studies at Karlshochschule International University in Karlsruhe, Germany where he teaches in the areas of management/leadership, organization studies and research methodology. Previously, I have worked for several years in the business world and have been affiliated with different universities in Europe. For some time I worked also as an Associate Professor at the School of Management, Massey University, Auckland in New Zealand.

Combining a phenomenological and cross-disciplinary orientation,