President of Berners Consulting Global, Managing Director Stuttgart and Shanghai Offices, Practice Leader International Bridging
Lutz Berners founded Berners Consulting in 2009, coming from BOSCH, with the mission of enabling European and Chinese companies to go abroad. In the past years, he was focused on supporting several JV and M&A initiatives.
He holds a BS from Yale University and an MA from Princeton University, and is fluent in English, German and Mandarin.
Originally from Germany, he currently lives with his Chinese wife and his daughter in Stuttgart.
Managing Director São Paulo Office, Practice Leader Complexity Management and Strategy & Operations Consulting
Daniel Berners founded our São Paulo office in 2010. He was formerly employed at Booz Allen Hamilton, A.T.Kearney, Procter&Gamble, BASF and ThyssenKrupp in several locations. In the past years, he has been largely focused on the development of our Complexity Management methodologies and tools.
He holds an MS and an MBA from Ruhr-University / Germany, and is fluent in English, German and Portuguese.
Originally from Germany, he currently lives with his Brazilian wife and two children in São Paulo.
Director, Leader of Coaching, Intercultural & Diversity Practice
Nick Cheong joined Berners Consulting in 2011. Prior to that, he worked for multi-national companies like Heidelberger Druckmaschinen, Epson, and Hong Kong Trade Development Council in several geographies. An experienced IT project manager, he is one of the 34 handpicked ICC Coaching Trainers worldwide, being the only trainer specializing on intercultural issues. He focuses on developing our intercultural coaching methodologies.
He holds an MS from Edith Cowen University / Australia and a BA from Nanyang Technological University / Singapore and is currently pursuing a doctorate degree in Cross Cultural Psychology in the Netherlands.
Originally from Singapore, he lives in São Paulo / Brazil. He speaks fluent English, Chinese (Mandarin, Cantonese), Portuguese and German.