Annette, a German national who grew up in Belgium, is the Cultural Intelligence Programs Coordinator within the Study Overseas group at the University of Adelaide. She manages a strategic program for students to develop intercultural skills and Cultural Intelligence (CQ), which she co-developed and co-delivers.
Through her various professional assignments in Europe, Latin America and Greater China, Annette has gained extensive experience in cross-cultural communication and working in multi-cultural environments.
She was an external consultant to the EU Commission (Brussels, Belgium), created a business seminar series for an EU-funded training program (Beijing, China), has experience in marketing and controlling for the chemicals conglomerate BASF (Germany and Mexico) and was the director of a China-specific Management Centre at the KU Leuven (Belgium).
Annette holds an MBA degree and a Master in Oriental Studies (Belgium). She is also a certified trainer in Cultural Intelligence (CQ) obtained by the Cultural Intelligence Center (USA).