Coaching Cultures was born out of a passion to help individuals and groups increase their cultural intelligence and thrive more fully in our increasingly multicultural world. 

With a specific focus on coaching, training, and interactive workshops, Coaching Cultures leverages the power of coaching skills to help individuals, groups, non-profits, and businesses, grow and excel in cross-cultural competency.


Our team of certified and competent coaches and trainers are ready to help you make progress in any area where you need to grow your cultural intelligence.

TOM Barlow
Coaching, Training, Direction

Tom is a Professional Certified Coach with the ICF and a leadership trainer, specializing in cross-cultural competency. He has lived in France and the UK for more than three decades; cultural intelligence is his passion. He loves building bridges between people and helping others engage with new ideas and concepts.

He is an Accredited Practitioner with Hofstede Insights, with a certification in Intercultural Management. He is currently pursuing certification in Organizational Culture.

He is certified as a coder and coach with AirtimeBA, a specialized tool to capture your team's communication behaviors and to make every conversation 100% better. 

He launched in 2019 to offer training and coaching in cultural intelligence and communication.

BEKA Riese
Coaching, Training, Creation

Beka is an ICF Associate Certified Coach and has lived most of her life in Southeast Asia. As an Adult Third Culture Kid (ATCK) born in the Philippines to American parents, she enjoys exploring cultural nuance and developing organizational leadership.

She has co-trained coaches with Tom since 2018 and has a Master's Degree in Organizational Leadership. Beka lives with her husband, Andrew, and two daughters in Hanoi, Vietnam, where she has been since 2010.