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.

Author and 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 with a lot of experience.  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.


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


I had the privileg and the great honor to get a gratitude from HH Hessa bint Essa Buhumaid, Minister of Community Development, United Arab Emirates

“With your Giving, the woman remain the spirit of the place throughout time. Our Gratitude for Your Attendance & Excellence in International Women’s Day.”


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. 


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