About Verena

“A man’s salary is not decisive for his value. What counts is the individual’s sense of dignity and self-respect” (HH Sheikh Zayed al Nayhan)

Verena Falkner M.A.

Consultant, author, lecturer, your expert for the Gulf States and the Orient

Verena Falkner is the author of numerous books, including a business etiquette for the United Arab Emirates. Verena Falkner is an internationally active authoress, lecturer and consultant with a lot of experience who supports and advises people with her know-how and coaching between cultures.  Grown up in Austria, Italy and France and due to a stay of several years in the Gulf States and the Orient, she knows about the peculiarities of the different cultures and founded the management consultancy “Verena Falkner Intercultural Consulting” with emphasis on business training, coaching and communication. The is also the founder of “Alpine-Oriental Cuisine by verena falkner”.


Master of Arts M.A. (in Intercultural Studies), Paris-Lodron-University Salzburg, Austria

Postgraduate University Diploma in Intercultural Competence focused on Business Law, Paris-Lodron-University Salzburg, Austria

Marriage, family and life counsellor

Certified Project Manager

Diploma Programme in Law

Prices, Awards

2014: Chosen as one of the most creative business ideas among Austrian one-person businesses by  ORF III (part of the Austrian Broadcasting Corporation) and presented on the TV programme „Kultur Heute“ on 16 January, 2014. 

2013 :One of the winners of the national competition “My One-Person Business – My Video“, held by the WKO (Austrain Economic Chambers).


AACC “Austro-Arab Chamber of Commerce “

Austrian Chamber of Commerce

“Deutsche Knigge-Gesellschaft” – German Knigge Association

“Freunde von St. Georgenberg” – Friends of St. Georgenberg