Viara Richter

Career Coach, Facilitator and Trainer



Viara is a seasoned consultant, trainer, facilitator and coach with 15 years of international training experience working with individuals and corporate clients. She is very experienced in delivering virtual training, classroom training, training design and delivery, both customized and ‘off-the-shelf’. Having worked in 9 countries Viara´s international expertise is a key strength. She is proficient in German, English and Bulgarian as well as conversational Russian.

Her areas of expertise are around living and working in international context and how to achieve best performance in a new cultural environment, e.g. cultural awareness, working in global and virtual teams, international team building, expatriation and repatriation training etc. (see below for more details).  

In addition, she coaches Expatriates on international assignments on the topics of cultural and leadership style adjustment. Furthermore, she coaches Expat Partners in the areas of personal and cultural integration as well as career development. Up to now she has worked with inbound and outbound Expatriates from 43 nationalities.

Viara has a proven track record of delivering training in the following industries: Automotive, IT, High Tech, Pharma, Chemicals, Food Retail, Banking for clients such as BMW Group, Daimler, MTU, Commerzbank, Aldi, Knorr Bremse, Ingelheim Boehringer, Linde, Heidelberg Cement etc.

Her corporate experience has been gained from working as an IT trainer and consultant with Accenture and delivering CRM training internationally. For 7 years she worked on IT outsourcing projects mainly with Delivery Centres in India and Eastern Europe, working for clients such as: Fujitsu-Siemens, BASF, O2 Telefonica, Media Saturn Electronics, and Astra Zeneca. 

Viara is a member of SIETAR Germany and Professional Women’s Network (PWN), Munich.

Coaching, Facilitation and Training expertise include;

  • International Business Communication, Cultural Awareness

  • Intercultural Trainings, Expatriation Trainings, Repatriation Trainings

  • Presentation Skills

  • Working in Global Teams, Virtual collaboration

  • Team Building and Team Development

  • Transition and Change Management

  • Expatriates Partner Coaching, Career Coaching incl. Interviewing Skills

  • Leadership Coaching on Expat Assignment

  • Train-the-Trainer