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Malte Beduerftig

Malte Bedürftig collaborates with Value for Good on a variety of projects. Malte has ten years of consulting experience and is founder and CEO of Germany’s leading non‐profit startup GoVolunteer. As a freelance consultant he supports companies, public institutions and non-profits on business strategy, social responsibility and organizational development.

Malte studied economics, politics and law. He started his career with McKinsey & Company in 2009. During his consulting work, he focused on projects in the public and social sector while developing a spike area in digital technologies. In 2015, Malte founded the social startup, a country-wide volunteering platform, to realize his vision of an active society in which everyone can transform their unique potential into social action. He has lead the venture to grow into a successful non-profit organization with 35 employees coordinating more than 3,000 integration projects in 200 cities.


Since 2016: Freelance Consultant, Strategy & Organization, Berlin, Germany

Since 2015: GoVolunteer, Founder & CEO, Berlin, Germany

2009-2015: McKinsey & Company, Senior Consultant, Berlin & Düsseldorf, Germany

2007: Commerzbank AG, Intern Public Finance, Frankfurt, Germany

2006: United Nations, WTO (International Trade Centre), Intern, Geneva, Switzerland


2007-2008: M.Sc. Economics, Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona, Spain

2005-2006: B.A. Economics (non-degree exchange), University of Essex, United Kingdom

2003-2007: B.A. Politics, Law and Economics, University of Erfurt, Germany


• German (native)

• English (fluent)

• Spanish (intermediate)