Advisor, former Programme Coordinator
Marius Koestler (born 1985) holds a BA in Business Administration (Bachelor) from the University of St. Gallen, Switzerland and a Master in International Studies – Peace and Conflict Resolution from the University of Queensland, Brisbane. He has been actively involved in Fontes’ projects since 2004, and this led him to found Laboremus Uganda Ltd in 2013, a software development company in Kampala. He has worked in different leadership positions of the organization’s parent company and main client, Laboremus Oslo AS (now Quesnay), including CEO, until August 2019. He was also actively involved in developing the Refactory concept, a project where Fontes Foundation is partnering with Laboremus Uganda Ltd. Marius is the entrepreneur of the family, and in 2014 he founded a tourism initiative on an island in Lake Victoria, Walindi Point. In 2020, he was part of Antler Norway, an accelerator programme for startup founders.