Honorary Vice Consul, Mrs. Dr. Nayantara Ghosh-Ersek is a management consultant and trainer with solid experience in international business and cross-cultural consulting for global corporations. She holds a M.A. in Philology and Pedagogy from the University of Salzburg/Austria, and a Ph.D. from the University of Lausanne/Switzerland in socio-cultural studies.
Nayantara is fluent in English, French, German, Italian, and Spanish and has a working knowledge of Bengali, Turkish and Greek. Her extensive work experience in the United States, France, Italy, Switzerland, Germany, Austria, Sudan and India began her life-long interest in intercultural issues.
Nayantara has successfully managed business start-ups, organizational transformation, cultural change, and executive coaching. At Apple Computer Inc. Nayantara served at the manager level in marketing and sales, at UNICEF she held the position of Development Education Officer, at Neumann Management Consultants and Korn Ferry International she advised HR departments as senior executive search consultant.
In 1996, Nayantara founded her independent consultancy. Her company offers services in the field of Intercultural Training and Human Resources Consulting. She is a lecturer on intercultural competences at various academic institutions and is on the Advisory Board of the Danube University Department of Cultural Studies and IBB Management Consulting. Nayantara was born in India to an Indian father and an Austrian mother. She is now residing with her family in Denver, USA and Vienna, Austria. She married to a Turkish-Austrian and she is a proud mother of two children. The family enjoys traveling, outdoor activities of all sorts and meeting friends from all over the world.