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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Tailored Solutions that Work.

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

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

We have worked with some great clients

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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AUTHENTICITY – OPENNESS AND CULTURE

Recently I have had several conversations about the qualities of good leadership and what makes a good leader. One theme that emerged was leaders being authentic, open and genuinely sharing aspects of themselves whether it…

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DEI – TOP DOWN OR BOTTOM UP?

This year has been one of the busiest ever for me as a consultant in the last 30 years. The awareness of and need for DEI work seems to be growing exponentially and is being…

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BEING DISTRACTED

I am currently working on a development program for mentors and mentees for a large consulting firm. During a session, one of the mentees mentioned that her mentor is never fully present when they meet….

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QUIET QUITTING

Quiet quitting has been a buzzword across the media in the last few months. It describes a situation in which an employee becomes disengaged and does the bare minimum required in their work. Recent research…

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FLEXIBILITY

The pandemic has brought many changes, among these are that it has made people reprioritise and rethink the notion of work. More people are questioning how, where and when work is done and the value…

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