After completing his Chartered Accountancy in India, Sunil Narang launched his career in corporate accounting and finance with professional positions around the globe. His international business experience includes living and traveling in more than 65 countries as a senior executive, and managing cross-functional teams worldwide for major companies.
After more than 25 years in corporate roles, with his expertise and results in tow, Sunil established AdRem Management Advisors. In January 2010, Sunil acquired WDHB Consulting Group as a complement to the services offered by AdRem. He is an expert in strategic innovation, holding financial workshops for top executives and business transformation.
Sunil has played semi-professional soccer and coaches youth soccer.
Based in Switzerland, Samuel Mueller connects with clients to transform their needs into customized expeditions. As Head of WDHB Europe GmbH, he is primarily responsible for the exemplary care of our customers in Europe.
Before joining WDHB, Samuel was Head of Operations at the Swiss innovation company BrainStore. He held numerous positions during those 8 years, including facilitation, business development, innovation management consulting, and quality control of strategic client projects.
Samuel holds a degree in International Relations from the Graduate Institute for International Studies in Geneva.
Samuel is fluent in German, English and French and loves to engage with different languages, mentalities and cultures. He considers himself a design and travel gourmet. You will often find him discovering new neighborhoods and cultural offerings, or planning his next travel project.
Born and raised in Morocco, Imane Terrab is accustomed to juggling multiple cultures at once.
Based in Paris, Imane Terrab joined WDHB in 2008, and has worked as a Program Manager and as Head of Design and Research, before leading WDHB's development and strategy.
Besides WDHB, Imane has also worked in marketing at Microsoft, and as a research officer at a marketing institute. She is a graduate from HEC Paris with a major in e-Business, and is currently finishing a PhD in Management from Paris Dauphine University, where she also teaches Innovation Management.
Imane is Moroccan and speaks fluent French, Arabic, English and Spanish. She's a voracious reader and tries a little writing now and then. Passionate about modern theater, Imane has won medals in the performing arts from the Academy of Casablanca.
Sunita Lauber is the Head of Business Development EMEA, having joined WDHB as Program Manager in 2014. Based in WDHB’s Zürich Office, she works with clients to design and deliver strategic learning programs around the globe.
Before joining WDHB, Sunita worked for a pharmaceutical company in the role of HR Manager. She conceptualized and implemented numerous international HR projects in the areas of Leadership Development, Performance Management and Compensation Benchmark. Sunita’s interest in how people, teams and organizations function was sparked during her studies at Ecole Hôtelière de Lausanne. In addition to a Bachelor’s degree, she also holds certification in systemic coaching and consulting.
Having grown up in Zürich, London and Hong Kong, intercultural experience and travel have always played a key role in Sunita’s life. She speaks fluent English and German, some French and also learned Mandarin. On the rare occasion that she is at home she enjoys cooking, rock climbing, as well as practicing and teaching yoga.
Marcus Hitzberger is Head of Research & Design at WDHB. As an experience architect, he designs customized Learning Expeditions all over the globe that address strategic client needs and help leaders to grow.
Prior to joining WDHB in 2012, Marcus worked as a public affairs consultant in Paris and Brussels where he counseled different corporate stakeholders in the area of institutional communication and interest representation.
He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Public Administration from The Hague University for Higher Education, and a Master’s degree in European Studies from the Sorbonne University.
Open-minded and curious about different cultures and lifestyles, Marcus speaks fluently German, French, English and Dutch.He has finished an Ironman Triathlon twice, and swears by long runs as being an essential element for new inspiration and battery recharge.
RRachael Kleinberger joined WDHB’s Colorado office as Program Manager in 2015, and became Head of Programs in 2016.
Prior to joining WDHB Rachael graduated from Northwestern University, with double degrees in Cultural Anthropology and International Relations. Upon graduation, Rachael started working behind the scenes in television and then quickly left to work for non-profit organizations as she felt more connected to this work. Rachael then worked primarily for various international development and aid organizations where she managed and ran aid programs across Africa, the Middle East and Central and South America.
Rachael was born in the United States but has lived and worked in France, Argentina, Israel and Panama. She speaks English, French, Spanish and Hebrew, and is working on Arabic and Mandarin Chinese.
When Rachael isn’t in the office or on a Learning Expedition you can find her hiking and camping across Colorado, teaching Vinyasa yoga, spoiling her rescue dog, Asha, with her fiance and planning her next adventure.
Christophe Ramamonjy-Ratrimo is a Program Manager in WDHB’s Zurich Office. He is also responsible for overseeing the finances of the WDHB Zurich office, which includes accounting, accounts payable and managing external accountants.
Prior to WDHB, he worked as public affairs consultant, at TBWA Corporate, an international advertising agency, and as financial analyst at Vodafone Procurement Company.
He has lived in seven countries and speaks French, German and English fluently. He holds a Master’s degree in European Studies from the Institute of Political Studies of Lyon, and a Masters in Business from the ESCP Europe Business School. Having a multicultural background, he considers himself a globe trekker who loves interacting with diverse people, cultures and ideas.
Christophe is passionate about sports. He has now been in judo training for 22 years, and when he’s not traveling, he studies and practices Mixed Martial Arts.
Alex Drexler joined WDHB in 2015 as a Program Manager in Boulder, Colorado.
He received a degree in Business Administration from the University of Colorado with an emphasis in Operations Management and a certificate in Social Enterprise.
In 2013 and 2014, Alex worked in South America, learning Spanish and gaining experience in an international work environment. Upon his return, he worked in operations at Justin’s Nut Butter - a Boulder based company in the natural food industry.
Passionate about exploring a diversity of ideas and thought processes, Alex aims to utilize creative collaboration in order to address current societal challenges. He enjoys connecting people with ideas and exploring different cultures. Outside of work, Alex is an avid outdoorsman and a yerba mate enthusiast.
Chandra Rebne is a Program Manager based at WDHB’s Zurich Office. She holds an MBA from Trinity College Dublin and a Philosophy degree with an emphasis in Ethics and Public Policy from the University of California at Santa Barbara.
Working in procurement at a leading US greeting card retailer - Schurman Retail Group - Chandra managed product assortments and merchandising communications for over 350 stores.
She also developed the pilot launch of LinkedIn EMEA’s remotely managed employee integration program, deepening her interest in team performance and corporate learning strategies.
Chandra is passionate about cultures, as intercultural experiences have played a significant role in her life. An American Belgian Canadian, Chandra has lived in eight countries. She fluently speaks English, German, French, Vietnamese, and reads Dutch. In her free time, Chandra enjoys traveling, hikes, dance lessons, and singing in choir.
Joanna Chan joined WDHB in 2015 as a Program Manager in Singapore.
Prior to joining WDHB, Joanna received a double degree in Economics and Commerce with a major in Finance from the Australian National University.
Upon graduation, Joanna ventured to Peru and worked at an orphanage and on an ecological conservation project in the Amazon. After traveling around South America, she returned to Singapore and worked at Ernst & Young.
Joanna is passionate about exploring the unknown and understanding different cultures. She was born in Singapore and grew up in the United States and the United Kingdom. She speaks English, Mandarin and Cantonese and is learning Spanish.
In her free time, Joanna enjoys planning her next adventure, playing sports and relaxing with a cup of tea and a good book.
Alana Vaughn-Phillips is a Program Manager based in Europe. She holds an International MBA from Moore School of Business, a dual degree in Psychology and English from Davidson College, and has attended UNSW, National University of Singapore and Università Bocconi.
Alana founded an investor-backed green fashion technology company that was named “Top 5 Most Promising Startups in the World” and nominated for a TED award, and also spent many years as a consultant on sustainable hospitality projects throughout the world with industry leaders in hotel and spa design.
Passionate about travel, learning, languages, and great design, Alana has lived, worked and studied in 6 countries and travelled extensively. She speaks English, Italian and French and is learning German and Spanish.
Alana is an avid runner and athlete, and when she’s not running marathons you can find her teaching Yoga and Group Fitness, exploring the great outdoors with the loves of her life (i.e. her husband and their two rescue dogs), binge watching shows, and trying to tackle her ever-growing bucket list of global adventures.
Veronique Ah Sen joined WDHB in January 2016 as a Program Manager in Singapore. Prior to joining WDHB, she was a Prosperity/UK Trade and Investment Officer at the British High Commission in Mauritius. This involved delivering advice on market entry strategies and identification of business opportunities in the sectors of renewable energy and ocean economy in Mauritius. Veronique also worked at the Hong Kong Economic and Trade Office in Singapore.
In addition to her trade and investment promotion background, she has more than eight years of work experience at the French Embassy in Singapore and the National University of Singapore. Her roles focused on marketing communications, copywriting, social media and project management.
Veronique holds a Master’s degree in Mass Communication from the Nanyang Technological University, Singapore and a Bachelor degree in Communications and New Media from the National University of Singapore.
Born and raised in Mauritius, Veronique has been based in Singapore for more than a decade. Fluent in English, French, Mandarin and Cantonese, she has contributed her time as an online United Nations volunteer, working on a wide range of international development projects.
Lisa Hughes joined WDHB in 2016 at the Denver office. She has an M.A. in International and Intercultural Communication from the University of Denver and a B.A. in Geography from the University of Colorado at Boulder.
Before joining WDHB, Lisa worked in Paris at a top law university managing International HR Master’s programs located in Paris and Beirut. She collaborated with French CAC 40 companies and helped build partnerships with universities in Spain and Hong Kong, and coordinated learning expeditions for international students in Europe. She also lived in southeast France for two years teaching English to French high school students.
Lisa has experience in event planning and operations, marketing, communications and translation, having worked for various non-profit organizations related to cross-cultural exchange as well as at the Roland Garros tennis tournament in Paris.
Originally from Louisville, Kentucky, Lisa is passionate about intercultural understanding, language learning and exploring new countries and cultures. She enjoys doing anything that will bring her outside, especially running, soccer, hiking and kayaking.
Our cultural and professional backgrounds are eclectic and diverse. We are American, Indian, Swiss, Austrian, Moroccan, Singaporean, Italian, Belgian, Canadian, Madagascan, and French. We’ve practiced and trained in psychology, international business, communications, theater, journalism, corporate finance, design thinking, anthropology, biology, intercultural management, marketing and political science.
Driven by an intense curiosity to learn and grow, and with a mission to transform business and the world at large, we are a microcosm of entrepreneurial thinking and actions.
Do take a moment to get to know us.
WDHB is always looking for new talent. If you enjoy challenging yourself everyday and inspiring innovation and change, we would love to hear from you!