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Chika has more than 20 years in the field of corporate communications and public affairs. She has led various multi-cultural & cross-functional projects. She has a wide range of experiences in teaching business presentations and leadership communications.
After working more than 24 years in Human Resources in different multinational companies, Miguel has developed a strong expertise in transforming Organizational Cultures, attracting, developing and engaging Talent and other HR expertise areas.
Brigitte uses her international experience, in combination with the itim expertise, to help others to understand the differences in cultures work and how to generate synergies from these differences.
Egbert, a Dutch native, living in Finland, likes to make you question your own organisation. Are you really using your workforce s diversity to achieve your organizational goals or do you just think you do?
Knowing both sides of expatriation, Jana helps decision makers to comprehend the complexity of intercultural business. Her other specialty is making the multicultural (also virtual) teams more effective by creating satisfactory and dynamic working conditions.
In 2010 Jean-Pierre decided to become an itim Licensee. He offers his clients pragmatic and workable tools to solve cultural problems in real business life.
Christian Erfurth joined itim as the first licensee in 1986. He has specialized in Intercultural Management globally for companies in the Nordic region like IKEA and Tetra Pak.
Sjaak is associate partner of Itim International.He has world wide experience as a manager, consultant and trainer, especially in the HRM sector and team work.
Karin joined itim International and The Hofstede Centre in 2012. She is specialized in Change Management, Organisational Culture, Compensation & Benefits and Mergers & Acquisitions.
Employed at itim's headquarter in Helsinki, Michael may be your first point of contact. As operations manager he is in charge of internal coordination and culture tool developments such as the Culture Compass or the Team Culture Scan.
By giving language courses and cultural trainings and by offering clients relocation services and personal help during their stay abroad, Nicole is able to use her knowledge and skills in a varied way
Michael Minkov is a Professor of Cross-Cultural Awareness and Organizational Behavior at Varna University of Management (Sofia campus), Bulgaria. He holds a PhD in Social Anthropology and an MA in linguistics
Piotr joined itim International in 1995. His professional interests are visual strategizing as well as designing and implementing deep transformations in organisations. He has over 25 years of experience gained from various areas and cultures.
Masako Kato is an experienced intercultural management coach and organizational culture consultant. Originally from Japan, she has lived and worked in the USA and the Netherlands for over 25 years.
Tapani helps companies in applying The Hofstede Model for Organizational Culture to achieve their strategic goals. His consulting experience includes facilitating brainstorming sessions of executive and management teams.
Shareef Al Romaithi
United Arab Emirates
Shareef focuses on the effects of national culture on airline pilot performance. He believes that creating cultural awareness is a crucial proactive step toward higher safety standards among high-risk organisations.
Specialties in Cross Cultural Competency for global corporations: Intercultural Management, Leadership, Communications, Marketing, Branding, Org. Culture Due Diligence M&A, Change Management. International Business Development for mid-size companies: Acquisitions, JV and Green Field in USA-Mexico Region: Hands-on, integral services
Coen believes that leadership at all levels is crucial to build and grow sustainable companies. One of his passions is the mentoring of next-generation leaders for a global world. His areas of expertise include strategy, leadership and culture.
Divya Susan Varkey
Divya is a PR and Communications Professional using cultural studies for effective communication across cultures, be it within organizations, media or for advocacy in social work. She also focuses on training professionals and businessmen to succeed in multicultural environments.
Shigeru Mizuno has a long history of developing training contents for management in cross-cultural environment, expatriation and human resources development activities in Japanese companies, specifically from Panasonic.
Michael creates awareness and builds up the competences needed to turn cultural differences into an asset. He helps his clients create lasting change and intrinsic motivation by using the energy of the conflicts to shift group dynamics
Erika has worked across numerous functional groups including human resource management and organizational development. She has a passion to help people and companies develop their potential by combining the theoretical neuroscience behind learning and development
Alessia Di Iacovo
Alessia is specialized in providing innovative and tailored services to support companies and professionals in identifying new competitive and distinctive assets in the international market
Maurizio has always taken care of the way organizations function and work. In his international assignment in a multicultural environment, he learnt immediately how difficult was to work and cooperate with people coming from different countries and experiences
Marc is passionate about using intercultural management and organizational culture as management tools to help you optimize the performance of your organization.
Henryk specializes in the creation and implementation of complex development projects and strategic use of intangible resources of organizations.
Christine helps international customers and their partners in their expatriation & integration process, to perceive the complexity of intercultural relations and to make them gain valuable cross-cultural understanding, which is quite often the master key to success.
Adriaan has developed a unique approach in change management that involves leadership, strategy and consulting
As a facilitator more than 20 years, Yuriko specializes in a process consultation approach that engages participants and connects academic research to practical business realities
Haas is an Executive Consultant with over a decade of professional experience. He has led business development and corporate management for multiple industries including financial services, education, SAAS, among others
Gert Jan van Reenen
Gert Jan's passion is to connect people in organisations and make cooperation work. As a trainer, workshop facilitator, or coach for executives, he works where there is a need for organisational development and culture change for international companies and organisations