We work in close partnership with our trusted team of expert trainers and coaches. We will identify the best trainer for your requirements and only work with those who combine first-hand experience of living and working internationally with solid business acumen and excellent facilitation skills. Here is a selection of profiles from our global network.
Meet the team
Cathy Wellings, Director of LSIC
Cathy is an intercultural trainer with 25 years’ international experience of training, consultancy and management across the corporate, public and academic sectors. She has worked in France and Spain and with global organisations including banks, legal and insurance firms, government departments and universities. She is a qualified coach and licensed to use the International Profiler, an international psychometric tool.
Bill is an intercultural management consultant, coach, trainer and speaker with 30 years’ international experience. He specialises in designing training focused on doing business in East Asia. Bill held a number of senior management roles with a major training consultancy including periods as General Manager in Italy and as Sales and Marketing Director worldwide. In 2001, Bill decided to devote all his energy to his main area of interest: intercultural management.
Ferhan is an intercultural consultant, coach and trainer based in Istanbul. She delivers programmes worldwide on a wide range of management development solutions, coaching, teambuilding, diversity and cross-cultural management. She has lived and worked in the UK, Italy and Switzerland and worked extensively with a wide range of countries. Ferhan has been interviewed by many publications and has appeared on TV business news such as CNN Turk.
Geraldine is a trainer and coach with a sales and marketing background in the insurance and finance sectors. She has a keen interest in personal development, communication and change management. Geraldine has worked in Sweden, France and Ireland and run projects in India, Zambia, Ghana, Spain, Ireland. Her track record includes managing high performance teams, high- level negotiations and change management transitions.
Heike is an experienced trainer and coach with diplomas in intercultural management and executive coaching. She has delivered training for major corporations across many industries and at all levels of seniority. Her background is in the IT industry with roles in sales and marketing. She also worked as a translator before moving into the intercultural field in 2001 where she has gained a wealth of experience supporting teams and individuals in transition.
With over 25 years of professional experience as a communication and intercultural trainer, Jackie has delivered tailor-made courses for corporate clients throughout Europe and West Africa. Jackie has worked on large-scale development projects, spoken regularly at conferences and co-authored a book on virtual working. She trains international executives and expatriates and has a passion for training in digital skills and virtual communication.
Joyce is an intercultural and leadership trainer and coach with over 30 years’ global experience. She grew up in Pakistan, India and Thailand, studied in China and has lived and worked in France, Japan and Singapore. She has worked with global corporate, government, educational and non-profit organisations across South East Asia, Europe and the U.S. She regularly publishes articles on international business and is President of SIETAR UK.
Rani is a soft skills and intercultural trainer and NLP coach with 40 years’ global experience as an educator. She has worked with global corporations, government departments, universities and charities in Japan, Malaysia, Sri Lanka, Qatar, Dubai and Morocco. In Tokyo, Rani worked as a lecturer and teacher trainer. Since 2007 Rani has combined training projects for the British Council with corporate training and personal coaching. She divides her time between India and the UK.
Sunit is a cross-cultural consultant specialising in relationships between Indian and US/European companies. He worked in international business development in India, Japan, Austria and the UK, where he was responsible for sales and marketing, developing business relationships, brand building and commercial negotiations. Sunit has provided consultancy and training to global organisations for over 20 years.
Vanessa is a trainer, lecturer and coach in cross-cultural communication with experience training managers, teams and individuals. Based in the UK, she lived in Austria for 23 years and has trained and coached clients across all levels in universities and a variety of industries, including professional services, hotel and catering, technology, luxury travel, media and sport. She has a Masters in Communication Studies and is accredited to use a cross-cultural training tool, ‘Developing People Internationally’.