Who We Are


Founded in China, rooted in Europe, globally minded: CONSTELLATIONS is a consulting agency that creates meaningful interactions to enable better learning, leading and collaborating for sustainable futures.

The focus: CONSTELLATIONS has special expertise and work experience in the fields of:
– Sustainability and cities
– Innovation and (social) entrepreneurship
– Culture and diversity

The offer: CONSTELLATIONS offers mapping studies, strategy advisory, facilitation and coaching services, as well as program development and accompany around two pillars:
– Learning Organizations
– Learning Cities

The approach: It combines uniquely context knowledge, strong facilitation methodologies, a creative and experiential approach, as well as a wide network across sectors and disciplines.

The people: CONSTELLATIONS is an organization of passionate and entrepreneurial individuals. The Shanghai-based core team of six and the Berlin-based team of two combine interdisciplinary expertise. The core teams up in a variety of constellations on a project basis with a network of 20+ experts with whom it enjoys a long-term professional relationship.

The inspiration: Widening horizons, deepening dialogue, changing mindsets and creating opportunities.

The difference: With 20 years of China experience from its founders and specialization in a variety of fields ranging from sustainability to learning theories and complimented by a suite of process skills, CONSTELLATIONS combines both breadth and depth.

The strength: Seeing the big picture while not missing out on the details in the process. Adapting to a diverse range of milieus while adding a creative edge.

The principles: Professional, yet personal.

The setup: CONSTELLATIONS (Shanghai) Co., Ltd. is a Shanghai-registered management consulting company (est. 2009) and a wholly foreign owned enterprise, co-owned by Katja Hellkoetter and Magali Menant. A presence in Berlin has been set up at the end of 2015: CONSTELLATIONS International GmbH.

CONSTELLATIONS provides services across the whole chain of project development from inspiration through incubation and on to implementation. Find more info on our services or get ideas about how CONSTELLATIONS can help you.