Hi, I’m Tom Verghese.

“When I started Cultural Synergies in 1992, I was constantly having to explain to potential clients what Diversity and Inclusion was and how it would benefit their organisations. After all this time, it has now become part of the business lexicon. Although the focus and topics have evolved over the years, the relevance of this work to our world is more important than ever.”

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We are excited that the world is changing, for the better. Allow us to work with you to educate and inspire a level of understanding and connection that will make your team powerful. Organisations of the future will be the ones who embrace diversity and use it to create an environment that helps all their team flourish with culturally intelligent leadership. Understanding and implementation are critical to achieving DEI goals.

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Our Areas of Focus

Cultural Synergies works in partnership with organisations, teams and individuals to solve complex cultural issues that are can occur in the workplace at an Organisational, National and personal level.

Workshops / Webinars
Consulting & Advisory
Executive Coaching
Online Programs
Client Results

How We Work

Cultural Synergies works closely with our clients to develop sustainable strategies that improve global skills for working successfully across distance, culture and time.

Identify Issues

Conduct Analysis

Provide Solutions

Support Implementation

Evaluate Progress

Transfer Knowledge

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With our experience we will take you beyond cliche consciousness to understanding & implementation. This is our craft, we have been working with companies like these for 30 years.

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We work with our clients to navigate challenging problems that lead to better outcomes and ultimately greater success.

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Having moved recently with my family from Melbourne to Perth, I have noticed the difference we all have in adapting to change. What is really interesting is the difference between my personal and professional levels….

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While there are always two sides to every story, the situation that occurred recently in Melbourne with an Indigenous elder highlights the importance of Cultural Intelligence. It also shows the mis-steps individuals and organisations often…

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The 21st March was International day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination. In Australia this day falls during Harmony week, a celebration of diversity of the nation. While the name may make it easier to…

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It was reported recently in Australia that burnout is becoming more and more frequent. Burn out can be described as “ a special type of work-related stress — a state of physical or emotional exhaustion…

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Today being International Women’s Day, I thought I would share the Diversity Council Australia’s recent report on Culturally and Racially Marginalised women. It highlights the complex nature of inclusiveness and the importance of an intersectional…

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