With more than 20 years of experience in business development, networking and M&A projects, Valentin’s expertise covers the Internationalization & Business Development Consulting of various companies especially in the DACH area and Eastern Europe.
Possessing a strong track record in building business relationships, as well as in advising small and medium companies, he is focused on spotting business opportunities for his customers and partners on an international level.
His positive attitude and good listener skills make him an authentic business partner and top facilitator.
His motto is “We learn nothing by talking, only by listening”.
Michael studied economics in Germany at the University of Münster and completed an MBA at the well-known business school ESCP in Paris, furthering his studies with a Ph.D in international media strategies at the University of Saarbrücken. Throughout the years, he has acquired extensive international experience in operational management.
Since 2010, Michael has been active in personnel consulting and coaching. He is member of the ICF, the International Coach Federation with over 2500 coaching hours, and a certified Coach of the international Center of Transformational Presence from Alan Seale. His book on self-mastery for managers was published in Germany in 2016.
Michael is of German origin and speaks English and French perfectly. Living in Bucharest since 2013, he also has good knowledge of Romanian.