KHT Trainers 2017

Know-How Transfer Trainers 2017

Eduardo Carlos Barros Vasconsellos


JCI HQ perspective
He was born in Asunción, Paraguay, on March 10th, 1979. He has a Business Administration and Accounting mayor and a post graduate on university didactics from the Catholic University of Asunción. For the past 14 years, he was head professor of the “Management and Leadership” course for the Business Administration mayor at the same university. He speaks English, French and Portuguese and is a certified English translator. He has worked in organizations such as IBM, the Ministry of Industry and Commerce and the Asunción Convention & Visitors Bureau. Joined JCI World Headquarters as JCI Growth and Development Director for the Americas in 2007. In 2010, he occupied the position of JCI Events Director until December 2014. Since then, he has been working as Executive Director of Growth and Development. He supervises the four Area Directors as well as the Events Department (JCI Events handle an average of between 12.000 to 18.000 delegates per year, depending on the destinations of the events, which take place all over the world).
He joined JCI Asunción in 1998, passing through various local offices and in 1999 selected as the Best New Member of the Americas. He was Local President of JCI Asunción and National Vice President of JCI Paraguay. Participated at the 19th JCI Academy in Matsue/Takamatsu in 2006. Joined JCI World Headquarter staff in October 2007. He has been giving training sessions on numerous topics all around the world since he joined JCI until today.
“I firmly believe that JCI is an organization where young people can channelize their energy and ideals to create a lasting impact in their communities”


​Ismail Haznedar


JCI HQ perspective
​Ismail Haznedar joined the Local Organization of JCI Avrasya (Eurasia) in 2005. He became Local President in 2008 and received Most Outstanding Turkish Local President of the Year. He served as JCI Turkey National President in 2010 when he received Special Recognition from the JCI President at the 2010 JCI World Congress in Osaka, Japan. Ismail Haznedar was elected 2015 JCI President at the 2014 JCI World Congress in Leipzig, Germany.
At the international level, Ismail served as JCI Vice President in 2011, UN Affairs Commissioner in 2012, 2013 Chief Executive Assistant to the President (with an award from the President as Leader of the Most Outstanding Team of Appointees) and 2014 Executive Vice President (with an award from the President as Most Outstanding Executive Vice President) where he served as Chairperson of the JCI Area Conference in Valletta, Malta. He served as 2016 JCI Senate Chairman.
He has been honored as JCI Senator No. 69159 and is a Phil Pugsley Patron of the JCI Foundation. He is Foundation Member and Certified National Trainer (CNT). He has attended nineteen JCI Area Conferences, nine JCI World Congresses and five JCI Global Partnership Summits.
Ismail Haznedar is strategist and business consultant, with a successful professional experience in scale-up projects of SMEs and growth strategy consultancy. Presently he is the Managing Director of Stratejik Isler, a consultancy company focusing on growth strategy, business development and strategy execution. He is a Certified Management Consultant (CMC) and Fellow Member of Strategic Planning Society (SPS).


Michael Kern

Austria (Turkey)

JCI events & PCO


JCI background highlights and past JCI offices
JCI Senator #60928
JCI Chief Operations Officer
JCI Senior Director
JCI Business Director
JCI Area Director for Europe
JCI Austria Senate President
JCI Vice President assigned to Asia
JCI Austria Board Member
JCI Vienna Board Member


As a KHT trainer
COC Academy 2010-2011 and 2015-2016 KHT trainer
Professional Congress Organizer; Executive Director, DEKON Group (DEKON has been providing Professional Conference Organizing services to international clients for more than 25 years. Headquartered in Istanbul, the DEKON Team runs a significant number of congresses worldwide)


Michael Müllner


Administration & Logistics


JCI background highlights
JCI Senator #63855
JCI Austria Senate President 2011-2016
JCI Austria Senate Board 2007-2011
JCI Vienna Board 2000-2006


As a KHT trainer
Michael is the CEO of the 2M that has long history in 2 business areas: cabinet maker and sandblasting techniques.
He was JCI World Congress 2005 Vienna Logistic Director.
He was a participant of the very first COC Academy in 2005 and has been KHT trainer every year since 2006.
Michael was also COC Academy Director in 2010 and 2011.


Mikael Wänskä


Mikael has over 20 years of experience participating in different kind of associations and
public positions of responsibility, where he has been creating new, developing existing
and disbanding old.
Since 2011 he has worked as Project Manager at Tampere Trade Fairs Ltd, second largest
trade fair company in Finland. It is in his responsibility to manage existing and new events from
idea all the way to the final feedback. One event can take years to build and multiple events are
produced simultaneously. Currently he is working with eight events from various fields of industry.
To JCI Mikkeli he joined back in 2002 and to JCI Tampere in 2008.


JCI background highlights
2016 Executive Assistant to the President for Europe
JCI European Conference 2016 Tampere, Senior Advisor (08/2015 – 06/2016)
JCI European Conference 2016 Tampere, COC Director (03/2014 – 08/2015)
JCI Tampere First Vice President 2012


Mikael is sharing his experiences and ideas of managing events including how to:
- prepare, follow and lead
- manage your time
- recognize and define priorities
- set the goal above your personal interests


Sebastian Scheuvens


COC Director perspective


JCI background highlights
JCI Senator #74646
JCI Germany National Board 2013
JCI European Conference Director 2012


As a KHT trainer
Sebastian is the CFO of the Meyer GmbH that has long history in producing lift truck attachments.
He was JCI European Conference 2012 Braunschweig Director.
He was a participant of the COC Academy in 2010.
Very long history of JCI Conferences and Congresses.
COC Academy 2016 KHT trainer – COC Director perspective


Sven Aulik


Sponsoring (Partnership)


JCI background highlights
JCI Senator #64381
JCI Estonia Senate President 2009
JCI Estonia National President 2003
JCI Tallinn President 1999, member since 1997.


As a KHT trainer
Works for GOSWIFT Ltd as Export Sales Director.
Has more than 20 years experience in sales, export and marketing field.
During JCI European Conference 2006 Tallinn he was Partnership/Sales Director with excellent result.
Since COC Academy 2008 KHT trainer in Sponsoring & Marketing.