Dr Verena Stresing

Dr Verena Stresing


"my goal is to enable individuals and teams to collaborate successfully in an international context, and to appreciate individual and cultural differences and consciously use their innovative potential"


  • Intercultural training and consultancy with particular expertise in cooperation within Europe and Japan
  • Training and consulting for cooperation and leadership in international/multinational teams including virtual and project work
  • Workshops in team building and team development
  • Consulting for projects and negotiations in an international context
  • Trainings and seminars in intercultural communication
  • Consulting for expatriates and inpatriates

Professional Experience

  • Extensive life and work experience in Japan, Spain and France
  • 15 years experience in biomedical research at several research institutes in Spain and France as well as in the pharmaceutical industry
  • Leadership experience as head of production in a contract research organisation in France
  • Since 2015 freelance intercultural trainer and consultant
  • Since 2016 training and consultant with Coverdale

Education and Training

  • MSc (Diploma) in Chemistry and PhD (Dr.rer.nat.) in Biochemistry from the University of Hamburg, Germany
  • Japanese Government (Monbukagakusho) scholarship for an 18 month research stay at the University of Tokyo, Japan
  • Diploma in Hispanic Studies from the University of Barcelona, Spain
  • Certified Intercultural Business Trainer and Moderator (IBTM, German Society for Intercultural Training Quality DGIKT)

Working Languages

  • German
  • English
  • French
  • Spanish