Team of experts
UK- France – Germany – Australia
UK- France – Germany – Australia
Be-a-Chameleon founder Nadege Welsch is a Business Psychologist, Systemic Coach and Intercultural consultant.
She has lived, studied and worked in diverse countries such as Cameroon, France, Germany, Spain and Singapore.
Having previously worked for a multinational company based in Germany, Nadege is well versed in the challenges that cross-cultural communication brings. On leaving the corporate world Nadege founded Be-a-Chameleon to help other expatriates and global managers adapt to unfamiliar environments and understand how to fit in to a new culture.
Nadege´s success lies in helping hundreds of expatriates and global managers adapt to their new environment and helping out many teams find cohesion and harmony and thus enhanced performance.
Nadege’s success lies in assisting hundreds of expatriates and global managers to adapt to their new environment. She has helped many teams learn to work together in order to increase performance.
Vanessa has lived, worked and studied in Africa, France, Germany, Spain and Australia.
She is an experienced human resources professional and organisational coach with over six years’ experience in both larger and smaller organisations across multiple industries.
During her career, much of Vanessa’s work has been based on the Talent Management Lifecycle, making her a valuable partner in key areas such as Leadership & Career Coaching, Learning & Development Solutions, HR Consulting, and Recruitment & Selection.
Her success with clients lies in helping organisations improve their performance through their people, as well as helping individuals thrive in their career and life in general.
Nicoletta is a Careers Consultant who empowers individuals and groups to make informed decisions about their careers.
She has experience in a range of challenging and varied roles which have helped to build her expertise in employability, life skills, mentoring and the career landscape.
Through advising and supporting managers and colleagues, leading teams and delivering large-scale training and employment programmes she has helped hundreds of people to achieve their potential. One of her biggest achievements is setting up a work experience programme which empowers young people from less advantaged backgrounds.
Massi was born and raised in Italy and has lived in London for more than 15 years. He has worked at strategic level in the luxury industry, assisting companies such as UBS and Christies design effective strategies to reach their demanding clientele.
As a commercial semiotician and psychologist specialised in consumption, he works for a number of leading brands such as Unilever, Bacardi and Heinz, helping them globally with breakthrough innovation and communication.
Massi works very closely with Be-a-Chameleon for projects which require in-depth analysis of semiotic cultural codes, signs and symbols.
Sylvaine has lived, studied and worked in France, Germany and the USA.
She is a certified French translator working from English and German into French; she has over seven years of hands-on experience in the translation field within international work environments.
Sylvaine studied in the UK and then worked for four years in the USA at the World Bank in Washington DC; she also worked for three years as a translator and proofreader for a translation agency in Berlin.
While living abroad Sylvaine not only became fluent in German and English, but also gained an understanding of each country’s political, religious and social influences – she feels that this understanding is vital for providing accurate and faithful translations.
Sylvaine is passionate about learning new foreign languages and continues to travel to discover new cultures.
Natalia was born and raised in Argentina and lived for 9 years in Brazil.
She has over 10 years’ experience in the area of coaching, cultural awareness training, negotiation and leadership skills training. Natalia helps individuals to maximize their performance and objectives based on their own strengths and abilities.
She is a Senior Coach for ICI Brazil (programme recognized by the ICF), she is also a certified NLP practitioner.
Natalia works very closely with Be-a-chameleon on tailored cultural awareness trainings and delivery of country-specific workshops for Latin America.
Kathryn has knowledge of many languages including French, German, Spanish, Italian and Norwegian.
She spent 3.5 years working as a medical translator and 10 years working as a translation Project Manager. She is an accomplished proofreader. In addition to language qualifications she also holds a Secretarial Diploma and is due to complete her Freelance Journalism Diploma at the end of 2016.
She enjoys learning new languages and understanding different cultures.
"Nadege was excellent at demonstrating and explaining any questions asked in regards to understanding both cultures"
"Nadege’s informal style worked well and encouraging people to share their previous experiences was interesting"
"An excellent session that has given us greater insight into the region and Singapore, thank you."
"Brilliant and interactive insight into Singaporean culture from Nadège, thank you."
"The online training on cultural awareness was straight to the point, provided helpful examples and enabled me through understanding cultural differences to work with my clients and colleagues more effectively."
"Although young, Nadege is very gifted and has a strong experience in observing human nature. Her answers to my questions were relevant and accurate and helped me get more conscious in many situations."
"Nadège has helped me build my confidence using her systemic coaching approach via Skype, it did not only impact me, but also the people around me. I cannot thank her enough for that."
"She is a very bright person that is capable to sublimate people´s fears and negativity into a pragmatic plan to cope and adapt to the new environment"
"An engaging and thought provoking workshop that opened up some new areas for exploration."
"Great empathy and high engagement and connectivity. Really trying to help understand the situation and come up with a solution"
"The trainer was very interactive, personal, energetic and positive"
"Good to be reminded how diverse we all are and a rich tapestry we are living in."
"Nadège sincerely took interest in me as a person and tried to answer all of my side comments. She clearly loves what she does and is so passionate about helping others. It is not just “a job” for her."
"Self reflection and genuine dialogue occur allowing new insights to emerge that can be applied in a very practical way."