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Tom Barlow

United States of America

Tom lived in France and the UK for nearly 4 decades, He acted as an outside catalyst for change in non-profit organisations. He specialises in developing leaders to step into their full potential and lead organisations to thrive.

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Michael Davids

Nigeria

Management , Human Resources

Michael brings a strategic mindset, a commitment to excellence, and a client-centric approach to every consulting engagement, helping clients achieve their goals and drive meaningful change.

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Christi Degen

Germany

Management , Education

In her positions as Executive Director in various - business supporting - public companies and associations - Christi Degen has acquired substantial experience in helping internationally active companies. Typical issues are: cross border business development, international cooperations and leading foreign or international teams.

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Lisa DeWaard

United States of America

Management , Government/Supranational , Education

I am passionate about making a practical difference in the day-to-day work of international companies by solving cross-cultural misunderstandings using powerful analytics.

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Christian Erfurth

Sweden

Education

Christian has focused his consultancy on the internationalisation of companies and people. He offers a unique insight into strategy, management/leadership, marketing, HR in the intercultural context. His workshops have a high lively engagement.

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Alex Gallacher

Canada

Management , Education , Finance/Insurance

Alex is defined by his energy, experience, agility, and pragmatism in diagnosing, planning, and most importantly, executing client solutions forward. He takes pride in delivering timely, meaningful outcomes that resonate with Boards, C-suite Executives, Managers, and Staff alike.

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Pierce Geng

China

Human Resources , Manufacturing , Other , IT and Telecommunication

With years of hands-on experience in change management and HR, Pierce has deep insights into types of management philosophy/tooling. His experience stretches from Global leading companies to start-ups, from traditional industries (auto/chemical) to fast-iterating industries (TMT/education).

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Zaiyan Gong

China

Engineering , Marketing/PR

As a consultant in the automotive industry, Zaiyan has worked with clients to understand the markets and users from other cultures. The differences defined by culture are not only communication and management, but also the user experience design, which is a key competitiveness for an intelligent automobile.

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Peter Gryko

UAE

IT and Telecommunication

I partner with my clients in designing high performance organizational culture that aligns the organization’s core values, mission, and practices with the business strategy and priorities, objectives and key results.

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Stuart Harth

Saudi Arabia

Engineering , Defence

As a fighter pilot, leader, instructor and coach for over 18 years, I am driven by a pursuit for excellence in performance. The understanding of culture and its strategic employment is by far the most powerful element in supporting this quest that I have found and this is what I bring to my work.

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Yasuko Inaba

Japan

Yasuko is an independent Consultant, Facilitator, and Executive/Business Coach with 15 years of experience serving international corporations. She designs highly interactive workshops for business leaders to be effective in international settings.

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Marc Jacobs

Luxembourg

Management , Manufacturing , Customer service

Marc is passionate about using intercultural management and organisational culture as management tools to help you optimise the performance of your organisation

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MaryAnne Jorgensen

Japan

Human Resources

Working 25 years in Asia Pacific, MaryAnne’s cross-cultural experience informs her focus on dialogue as a key to unlock the possibilities of individuals, teams and organizations. She supports clients who want to develop global leaders with intercultural competence and emotional intelligence.

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Martin Karaffa

Germany

Government/Supranational , Marketing/PR , IT and Telecommunication

Marty helps brands harness the power of culture to develop global strategy, and to localize effectively. With a history as a global planning director for some of the world's largest agencies, he equips brands with the tools they need to thrive in diverse cultural environments.

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Marina Karpina

Russia

Customer service , Marketing/PR , Other

Marina is an expert in Change management, Intercultural competence, Sales and distribution channel development and management.

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Sanyogita Kulkarni

India

Government/Supranational , Education , Marketing/PR

Sanyogita is an empathic facilitator who swiftly communicates across cultures and passionately leads engaging workshops for diverse groups. With her niche know-how, she specialises in offering unique solutions to Culture, combining her knowledge of consulting and andragogy.

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Pia Kähärä

Finland

Management , Marketing/PR , IT and Telecommunication

Pia’s mission is to make managers and leaders culturally competent to improve their success rate in global business. She is specialized in Intercultural management, organizational culture and change, and has 25+ years of experience in business with Russia and Russian speaking countries.

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Sophie Lafleur

Luxembourg

Management , Human Resources , Education , Other

Sophie supports businesses, organisations and individuals with projects in adapting to present and future needs by learning to adjust mindsets, develop intercultural competence and personal behaviour.

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Carmen Lam

Hong Kong

Management , Marketing/PR

A branding, marketing and customer experience management professional who works across cultures and digital divides to help companies and individuals achieve sustainable competitive advantage.

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John Lam

Germany

Manufacturing , Marketing/PR , Other , IT and Telecommunication

John Lam is a multicultural business professional with a comprehensive design skillset. As a passionate design strategist, he is advocating the value of design in a corporate context and how business and cultural transformations can be successfully enabled through a systematic design facilitation.

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Fei Liu

China

Management , Human Resources , Marketing/PR , Other

As an experienced HRD, Management Consultant and Executive Coach of Leading organisations, Fei is passionate about supporting organizations in breaking through cultural barriers and achieving continuous growth through international cooperation, culture transformation and change management.

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Richard Loomans

The Netherlands

Management , Other

Richard is passionate about making a practical difference in the day-to-day work of international companies by solving cross-cultural misunderstandings using analytics & expe­ri­en­tial learn­ing experiences.  

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Rodolfo Maggio

Italy

Education

Anthropologist, author, and advisor in intercultural management

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Akhilesh Mandal

India

Information Technology , Engineering , Management

I bring a unique mix of Business & People insights to help organisations build High-Performance Culture and Authentic Leaders

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Maurizio Manetti

Italy

Management , Human Resources , IT and Telecommunication

With a long experience of Senior Management particularly in the area of Human Resources and Organization, Maurizio supports his customers in their processes of Change Management and Personnel Development both in the national and international environment.

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Kirk McDermott

United States of America

Health

A thoughtful and reflective analyst, Kirk’s background in psychology and his experiences as a trauma counselor, combined with his understanding of the German and US cultures, give unique insight into how psychology drives cultural expectations and behaviors.

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David Morley

Australia

Human Resources , Manufacturing , Government/Supranational

Developer of global-minded leaders, teams and businesses.

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Steffi Necheva

Canada

Customer service , Finance/Insurance , Marketing/PR

Steffi is helping companies transform cultural diversity into a competitive advantage by decoding differences in consumer and employee behaviours that are deeply rooted in culture.

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Okey B. A. Okere

Nigeria

Finance/Insurance , Marketing/PR

Highly experienced Knowledge Services Professional. Management Consulting experience includes Intercultural Management, Organisational Culture, Business Analysis, Strategy, Finance, Credit/Risk Analysis and Investment Research & Advisory.

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Jaime Ong-Yeoh

Malaysia

Information Technology , Management , Other

As one of our few consultants in South East Asia, Jaime offers a unique insight into the region and how its culture relates to others. She has extensive management consulting and change management experience, having worked with large multinational organisations on global transformation programmes.

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Christopher Organ

Australia

Management , Finance/Insurance , Health , IT and Telecommunication

Christopher Organ is driven by a desire to make every strategy executable, supporting executives to forge new paths, build trust and productivity in teams, and building working partnerships that cross organisational and geographical boundaries.

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Salman Raza

United States of America

Engineering , Management , Manufacturing , Other

Salman is a visionary and reformist at heart and assists companies through awareness of the numerous lenses in business transactions. With a comprehensive understanding of personality types, EQ, and national cultural differences, he uses a 360-degree approach to shape a productive enterprise.

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Salvador Ribas Mas

Spain

Engineering , Government/Supranational , Construction , Hospitality

Salvador helps his clients to improve the productivity of their teams by Cross-Cultural training and consulting. Using a data driven approach, Salvador manages and controls the impact of cultural differences at the workplace, helping his clients to be more competitive.

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Valeria Rodríguez Brondo

France

Management , Government/Supranational , Marketing/PR

Her expertise encompasses all aspects of international business and organizations, she has lived and worked in several countries (+10years), coordinating multicultural teams. Thanks to her own experience she is able to understand the needs of the client and look for creative solutions.

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Egbert Schram

Finland

Management , Human Resources , IT and Telecommunication

Egbert Schram is the Group CEO of Hofstede Insights. He is astute, passionate about his work, known to make complex things understandable by focusing on pragmatic solutions. His speciality lies in using a data-driven approach to culture, enabling executive-level discussion and decision making.

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Sean Noboru Seriu

Japan

Management , Human Resources , Manufacturing

Sean Noboru has 25 years of experience in sales, marketing, and production control in the manufacturing sector including 5 years of experience dispatched in Indonesia, transferring careers into the HR field. He is currently focusing on executive services such as assessment, coaching, and training.

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Anna Paola Simonetti

Italy

Education , Marketing/PR

As an experienced trainer, coach and consultant Anna supports clients in developing intercultural competences to face the challenges of current globalization. She combines her professional practice with her knowledge of Hofstede Model's applications, to meet clients’ manifold needs.

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Philip Sjögren

Sweden

Government/Supranational

A diplomat, not only by profession but also by character, Philip works across and between cultures, supporting clients in their efforts to define, develop and optimise their corporate cultures.

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Dawn Sweany

Canada

Management , Human Resources

Dawn is a seasoned executive with an extensive background in Human Resources and Training and Development across diverse organizations, both public and privately held. Dawn transcends conventional norms in her strategic guidance, aligning results seamlessly with organizational strategy.

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Tatjana von Bonkewitz

Luxembourg

Management , Human Resources , Finance/Insurance

Provide high level service to attract, retain and develop talent in an intercultural environment.

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Susan Wachira-Nyika

United States of America

Management , Finance/Insurance , IT and Telecommunication

Susan’s extensive professional experience includes Information Technology, Banking, Customer Success management, Cross-Cultural management and Strategic leadership experience locally and internationally. Susan has very strong organizational, analytical and interpersonal skills.

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Yasushi Watanabe

Japan

Management , Marketing/PR

Yasushi is a management consultant focusing on strategy and transformation.

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Linda Yang

Australia

Government/Supranational , Education

Linda is an energetic educator with a PhD in intercultural studies who brings dynamism to every discussion. She works hard to effectively enhance the performance of individuals and teams across disciplines, cultures and borders. Linda is well known for engaging training and out-of-the-box thinking

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Alex Yu

South Korea

Construction

As a trained thinking partner, Alex works with clients to find the real levers behind phenomena, and then supports them to transfer their best competencies into different cultural contexts including national and organizational cultures.