|Job Title||Managing Director|
|Organization||Transcultural Synergy Ltd|
|Registered Since||17 Dec 2002|
|Areas of Expertise||B2B Marketing, Community Management, Strategy & Operations, User Experience and Usability|
Email:Telephone: 020 7117 8648
Address: Legacy House, Hanworth Trading Estate, Hampton Road West, Hanworth, FELTHAM, Middlesex, TW13 6DH, United Kingdom
SPEAKER – WRITER – FACILITATOR – PHILOSOPHER – ENTERPRENEUR
François Knuchel helps managers striving to develop & sustain cooperation within their organisations and enhance communication across borders. He draws on a wealth of experience as an intercultural management consultant, trainer and curriculum designer, with over 20 years’ experience working with international executives, managers and directors, mainly in Asia. He is founder and Managing Director of Transcultural Synergy Ltd.
A British-Swiss national, Francois Knuchel graduated in communications at McGill in Canada. He speaks 5 languages fluently, including Japanese, and is well travelled throughout Asia-Pacific. He has lived in Switzerland, Germany, Canada & Japan, and is now based in the UK. He has held numerous senior management positions in personnel, project & product management, as well as branch & general management, including several years as Executive Director in Japan and Regional Manager for Asia-Pacific. He is a member of SIETAR, and a former PR Director for SIETAR-Japan. He writes regularly and gives public speeches on international communication issues.
Francois Knuchel spent over 15 years consulting large blue-chip companies in Japan & Asia (Technology Transfer, Joint-Ventures) in projects leading to North America and Europe. As an intercultural facilitator and communications specialist, he also has extensive experience in imports & exports, and is at home in many industries. Apart from his communications work, he is very interested in cross-border post-merger integration issues, and on a personal level he is pursuing his passion for harmony, working on a “Philosophy of Peace”.