interkultura was founded by Dr. Anna Storck in 2006 as intercultural cross cultural training & consulting company. Since than we keep helping organizations to overcome the communication challenges they face as they expand internationally and grow their global workforce. We support private and public institutions in their intercultural business. With a world-wide network of international business consultants we have the ability to deliver seminars, workshops and training programs at a venue of your choice, anywhere in the world.
OUR MULTICULTURAL TEAM
Dr. Anna Storck is the chief executive of interkultura. She is an accomplished and highly experienced ‘people developer’ and trainee teacher with a proven track record of assisting organizations, managers, teams and individuals to attain business goals across culture. She regularly delivers intercultural training courses for international companies around the world and teaches at several colleges and universities. In addition to training and facilitating Anna delivers speeches and gives consultations within a variety of employment contexts on issues such as Valuing Diversity, Working in a Multicultural Context and Identity & Belonging… read more
Working languages: Polish, German, English, conversational Italian and Russian.
Dr. Barbara Bartczak is a Senior Associate and Cross-Cultural Trainer. Barbara holds her PhD in German Culture and Literature from the University of Wroclaw and an expert degree in Organizational and Managerial Communication of Central Connecticut State University New Britain, Connecticut and Center for Excellence Wroclaw University of Technology. On regular basis Barbara is living and working in Germany and in Poland. She has 10 years of experience in conducting intercultural trainings aimed at supporting managers from all over the world. She worked for corporations, NGOs, small enterprises, government agencies, and local authorities. Barbara has provided intercultural and communication trainings in Poland, Germany, India, Thailand and Singapore.
Working languages: Polish, German, English.
Mo Riddeford is our Cross-Cultural Trainer. Mo is from New Zealand, based in Berlin now. His love of effective meaningful conversation has taken him around the world. At the age of 20 he took his first “OE” (overseas experience trip), first to Australia, then to India, and on to Britain. There he began his engagement with various global organisations, continuing up till today. This journey towards global citizenship has continued for over thirty years. He has now lived and worked for more than five years each in Australia, England, the United States and now thirteen years in Germany. He spent much of 2013 and early 2014 teaching at two Saudi Arabian universities, in order to further test his own principles for successful communication between cultures.
Working languages: English, German.
Marek Dobrzecki is our Cross-Cultural Trainer. Marek has over 10 years experience in helping our clients manage the process of cultural assimilation and integration ‘on both organizational and national levels. With a first career in corporate training management and design at a global financial services firm, Marek gained substantial experience in tailoring learning and development initiatives to meet the needs of senior managers and directors. His geographical areas of concentration are Turkey, North America, and East Asia, specifically Japan, Korea, and China. Marek holds a Bachelor’s degree in English from Columbia College, Columbia University in New York, as well as a Master’s degree in Adult Learning from Jagiellonen University in Cracow. He currently resides in Warsaw and provides his services to companies globally… read more
Working languages: English, Polish, conversational Turkish and Mandarin Chinese.
OUR INTERCULTURAL PARTNERS
Our trainers come from various different cultural areas. All of them have a degree in a related field, such as intercultural communication, cultural anthropology, adult education, human resources, organizational development, etc., as well as formal intercultural studies and working knowledge of cultural values research. They are well equipped with many years of global professional experience and at least three years living and working internationally. Facilitator full Biographies available upon request.
Ferenc Leuko is from Hungary. He is coach and trainer with 15 years of experience in coaching, training, hr consulting. References: Allianz, Aegon, BAT, Ericsson, IBM, Michelin, Pfizer, Porsche. Strenghts, key competencies: Training, coaching, hr consulting project delivery for corporate clients. Executive coaching in stress, performance, burn out, change, work-life balance, self-awareness.
Working languages: Hungarian, English, German.
Dr. Mieko Fisch is from Japan. She is an intercultural trainer for Japan and Germany. She is an Expert for understanding of intercultural learning concepts and has a great ability to apply adult, experiential learning principles. She has worked as a trainer with many multinational and Japanese businesses and organizations, including Sony and the German-Japanese Society. She is also an author of a number of country guides and articles on cross-cultural transition and adjustment.
Dr. Christof McBrain is from UK. He is a business consult and trainer for Great Britain. He brings a unique combination of experiences into his consulting and training approach. Formerly involved in spinal cord injury rehabilitation, he has since spent the past 15 years in technical management disciplines. Arguably it is this combination of technical problem-solving and deep behavioral skills understanding that differentiates his work.
Working languages: English, Polish.
Dr. Christian Schmidt-Rost is from Germany. Christian is a highly flexible and adaptable trainer and an excellent communicator with a sensitive approach to important and often complex issues. He has worked in German based multicultural and diversity related services, where his open and encouraging approach to training has resulted in consistently excellent feedback.
Working languages: German, English.
Dr jur. Katarzyna Schubert-Panecka is from Poland and based in Germany now. She is lawyer, trainer and intercultural mediator. Dasia is passionate, enthusiastic and totally committed to his specialist areas of diversity, equal opportunities and effective management – encouraging both a heightened awareness of the impacts of inequality and the benefits of embracing diversity. With more than 20 years experience with both individuals and businesses in role of coach, mentor and trainer, her overall mission both at work and on a personal level, remains to ‘help others’
Working languages: Polish, English, Deutsch.
Jerzy Żylak is from Poland. He is business trainer and consultant. He is an accomplished and highly experienced ‘people developer’ with a proven track record of assisting organizations, managers, teams and individuals to attain business goals. Jurek acquired a strong corporate background with Thomas Cook and Anglian Water and has for the past 17 years worked with a vast range of business areas in the private and public sector both in Poland and abroad. He provides training, coaching and consulting to individuals and companies, to assist them in achieving their personal, career and international business objectives easier, faster and at less cost.
Working languages: Polish, English, Deutsch.
Anita Windpassinger is from Poland and based in Germany now. She is Magister Legum (LL.M), certified trainer and mediator for intercultural competence. Focuses of her work is: cross cultural training, international teambuilding and mediation in an intercultural context. She consults and supports in business and juristic aspects diferent German-East European economics relations. On the client side, Anita has extensive experience in communications counsel work. She collaborated closely with clients to devise strategy on financial, corporate and employee communications, corporate change management initiatives, media relations and crisis management.
Working languages: Polish, English, Deutsch.
Dr. Amor Ayala is from Spain. She is an intercultural trainer for Spain and Latin America. Amor is a fluently bilingual trainer specializing in Business Management and Communication, particularly in the area of negotiation skills, conflict resolution, presentation skills and client service. She also designed and conducted more than a dozen local and regional corporate training programs to equip managers and executives to communicate more effectively with diverse stakeholders including staff members, the media, professional and retail investors.
Working languages: Spanish, Katalonian, English, Deutsch.
OUR INTERCULTURAL EXPERTS
Our network is your success!
- Andreas Hauser, Intercultural Training
- Siham Kadhim Ali, Islam Familiy Assocation
- Dr. Cosima Meyer, Intercultural Training
- Yan Slabke-Sun, International Project Manager
- Yan Xiong, International Trainer
- Monika Krause, Sinologie and China Research
- Edovard Stacke, Business Consulting
- Thorsten Mühlberg, Intercultural Consulting
- Isabelle Demangeat, Intercultural Training
- Liana Katsitadze (Tbilisi): Institute for International Cooperation
- Dr. Cornelius Göres, Culture Option
- Steffen Henkel, Change Management more
- Dr. Cosima Meyer, Intercultural Training more
- Deborah Swallow, International Keynote Speaker
- John Twitchin, Centre for Intercultural Development
- Barry Tomalin, International House London
- Livingstone Thompson, Cultural Awareness Training
- Sergio di Giorgi, Intercultural Training
- Bettina Gehrke, Bocconi School of Management
- Carlo Grossi (Italy): International Project Manager
- Dr. Kazuma Matoba, Dialog and Integration
- Inge van Oeveren, International Change Management
- Jacqueline Franssens, International Management
- Sergej van Middendorp, International Business Solutions
- Eleonore Breukel, Traning and Consulting
- Rita Booker, Intercultural Coaching
- Gönül Nar (Berlin/Turkay): Political Counsellor and International Trainer
- Ercan Yilmaz, Islam Assocation Milli Görüs
- Mümataz Ergün, Turkish Business Center
- Irina N.Sikorskaya, Intercultural Managemenet
- Prof. Nikola Hale (Furtwagen): Institute of International Business
- Michael A. Tighe, International Virtual Team
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