Our Founder Richard Lewis
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Richard D. Lewis
‘The successful managers of the 21st century will be the culturally-competent ones’
CrossCulture is a division of Richard Lewis Communications, founded by Richard D. Lewis – one of Britain’s foremost linguists. He also brought Berlitz to East Asia, Portugal and Finland and spent several years in Japan, where he personally tutored Empress Michiko and five other Japanese Imperial Family members.
When Cultures Collide , his guide to world business cultures, has sold over 1,000,000 copies, is in 15 languages, and won the prestigious US Executive Book Club award. He currently lectures throughout the world on cross-cultural issues and writes prolifically. His latest book, with Kai Hammerich, is Fish Can’t See Water.
In 1997, Richard received a Finnish knighthood, for his 40 years’ experience helping Finland develop international links, including preparations for EU presidency.
In 2009, he was promoted to Knight Commander, Order of the Lion of Finland.
For further details, check out The Road from Wigan Pier.