OUR TEAM

Who we are ?

ABUPlus International GmbH is an international consulting company. We are active in the field of education, capacity building, vocational training and educational systems’ reforms and owning an impressive curriculum in various fields: policy advice for governments, ministry and Public Administrations, entrepreneurship development. It has implemented a diverse portfolio of projects and programs focused in the regions of Asia, South –East Asia, Central Asia, Eastern Europe, the Middle East and Africa.

ABUPlus is working in the field of entrepreneurship and management education for young people and would-be entrepreneurs offering business support services and running activities through a solid network of stakeholders such as whose mission is promoting entrepreneurship, entrepreneurial diversity, sustainability, innovative growth and development opportunities.

Moreover ABUPlus also involves with international funds such as Asian Development Bank and European Investment Bank, running projects in the field of Youth Employment, Entrepreneurship and Capacity Building. Equipping Youth for Employment Project in Myanmar is one of them aiming to provide an array of technical inputs to support Ministry of Education and aiming at a modern, market-based economy and promoting inclusive growth and job creation.

Based on our experience, the know-how and high experienced personnel, ABUplus is in an excellent position to provide the following services at the highest level and to the complete satisfaction of our clients: Studies, Surveys and research projects Human Resources Development Legal Reform and Good Governance Regional Development and Private Sector Support Monitoring and Evaluation .

Our Team

Giovanni Crisona

Mr. Giovanni Crisonà is an international consultant on capacity building in TVET sector, founder of skillman.eu, the Transnational platform of Centres of Vocational Excellence for the Advanced Manufacturing Sector.


Luana Ladu

Ms. Luana Ladu is a researcher in Bio-based economy : standardization, labelling, public procurement and market uptake of bio-based products. Sustainability Assesment schemes, Foresight methodologies ICT for development, Education and Vocational Training.

Torsten Keitz

Mr. Torsten Kietz is an expert in mechatronic within the German apprenticeship system and in the technical and vocational training sector developing concrete solutions to address skills challenges in Europe and in several Asian and African countries.


Elena Romanini

Ms. Elena Romannini has acquired expertise in design and development of complex projects, training people, especially, adults and workers, in facilitating groups, in consulting working teams, and in design and development of training /e-learning training supports.

Fabio Croci

Mr. Fabio Croci is an experienxed project manager in the field of funded European projects. He is TVET Researcher and Project designer in the field of vocational training, employment services, social inclusion, equal opportunities,

Sadullah Altuntaş


Mr. Sadullah Altuntaş is a Project Manager at ABUplus International GmbH/ Berlin. He is experienced in New Business Development, Project Design and Management, Field Research and International Trade.

Iryna Pushchak

Ms. Iryna Pushchak is junior project manager in the field of EU funded projects. Her scientific interests primarily are focus on human rights, international cooperation and eastern states policy reform.