“One has to recognize that countries and people differ in their approach to life and their ways of living and thinking… We have to use their language, not language in the narrow sense, but the language of the mind.”
Gaëlle Piernikarch was born in France, yet also has roots in Spain through family relationships. She is a business economist with a focus on industrial psychology and international management. She also holds a master’s degree in social sciences (with an emphasis on social history). She has several years of experience in the areas of international marketing, communication and business development. She has developed new products and services in the IT branch, compiled PR campaigns and developed strategic corporate partnerships. Her career path has taken her to Finland, Great Britain, the USA, France, and ultimately, in the year 2000, Germany. In Germany, she shifted to IT consulting, where she drew on her international business experience to manage various projects and support clients in Europe. As of 2003, Gaëlle Piernikarch has been working as a freelance consultant and senior intercultural trainer, developing international tutorial programs for a series of global companies.
Key Training and Consulting Aspects
Intercultural training programs for expatriates and multicultural teams
Intercultural communications, negotiations and conflict resolution workshops
Team building and coaching
Post-merger integration and organizational processes facilitation