Michael Schatzschneider M.A.

Certified Language Coach for business and technical English as well as State Certified Translator. Twenty-five years experience with various target groups. Additional training in Facilitation, Intercultural Communication and Systemic Management. Working countries: Germany, New Zealand, Australia, Netherlands, Afghanistan, USA, India, Pakistan et al.

I obtained a Social Science degree after studying in Canberra, Sydney and Frankfurt (additional subjects: Pedagogy, Economics, Psychology). After working as an advisor in politics (State Parliament of Hesse, German Federal Parliament), I moved into the area of international non-governmental organisations (IUCN, Bellagio Forum for Sustainable Development et al). Have been a freelance trainer and advisor for twelve years, initially in the area of junior executive leadership training, technical staff outplacement, and EU project evaluation (customers: LEAD Europe, Targos, German Federal Ministry of Economics et al). Following additional studies at Aachen Technical University in Human Resource and Organisational Development, I have been working as a management trainer, facilitator, and consultant (customers: Philips, GTZ, ISAF, German Foreign Ministry et al). As an English native speaker born in London to German parents, I combine Anglo-Saxon pragmatism with German efficiency to achieve best results.