Jean-Pierre Coene


Jean -Pierre Coene is Belgian. Born in 1952.

At the age of 18, he left school begins a series of small jobs, all of which were related to sales and communication.

At the age of 22, he started his own business in the distribution of paper, which he sold eight years later.

At the age of 30, he joined the French company – Clairefontaine – and was appointed as responsible for sales in Belgium.

At the age of 33, he was also put in charge of sales for the UK.

At the age of 40, he is responsible for many European, American and Japanese “key accounts”.

In 1996, during training he learns about studies on interculturality and quickly apply the Hofstede method.

In 2011, he joins Itim International, overseen by the Professor Geert Hofstede .

Since 2014, he dedicated himself to his clients to improve their performance on an International level, by training, coaching, and joining them in their important cross-border negotiation.


He endorsed the idea of ​​Einstein: “knowledge is acquired through experience, everything else is just information”

He loves alternate between practical experience and theory.

Belgian, he has a penchant for the “Anglo- Saxon” culture regarding experience and another for harmony which makes him feel very comfortable in Nordic countries.

He is fluent in French, Dutch and English.

Myers Briggs profile : ENTP .



Jean -Pierre is still “on the road” on an international level: negotiation, and helping people in conflict resolution and cross-border negotiation.

It is in this spirit that Jean -Pierre approaches its mission: to provide practical tools to solve culture-related problems that arise in life and business.


But more than just solutions to problems, Jean -Pierre can bring expertise to find new ways to gain market share, gain trust and acquire new business.


Jean –Pierre’s workshops are professional, moving and effective.

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