The Cultural Diplomat

The Cultural Diplomat - Professional Overview

We offer professional language and educational training in English, communications consulting, content management assistance, cross-cultural coaching, gender empowerment, and exclusive concierge services. 


Professional Overview


Eileen Petzold-Bradley founded “The Cultural Diplomat” to bridge cultures through effective communication and applying conflict resolution tools. Eileen Petzold-Bradley is an American and native of Panama based in Europe in Berlin, Germany. She has more than 20 years of successful leadership experience in coaching, policy advising, intercultural training, communications consulting, educational empowerment and English language training. Eileen speaks fluent English, German and Spanish. She has a Master’s Degree in Environmental and Urban Planning and Bachelor of Arts in International Studies and Spanish. In Fall 2017, she started her pursuit of part-time a doctoral degree in Conflict Analysis & Resolution at NOVA University in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida and is a certified "Systematic Coach" by the European Coaching Association.

Eileen has strong intercultural communication skills to positively influence negotiations and is an engaging and effective public speaker. Eileen worked in the private sector and with public institutions, political think tanks, NGOs, governments and international organizations. She offers women and youth empowerment sessions, career and life coaching, diversity training and cross-cultural training for companies and organizations, and integration assistance for expats and international guests in Berlin.

Most recently, Eileen was Managing Director of the Helen Doron Learning Center Pankow, and Master Franchisor for Berlin and Brandenburg for the Helen Doron Educational Group Helen Doron. She also led various projects for research think tanks and non-governmental organizations including: Institute for Biodiversity, Adelphi Research, German Institute for International and Security Affairs, the Environmental Protection Encouragement Agency, and Ecologic. She also coordinated and organized conferences and workshops for the German Federal Foreign Office and the German Ministry of the Environment and worked for the US Army as a Latin American security analyst. 


Specialties / Core Competencies

  • Communications Strategy
  • Public Relations & Event Management
  • Marketing & Advertising Strategies
  • Business Plan Writing
  • Creative Writing
  • Social Media Content Development

  • Business English Training
  • Intercultural & Cross-Cultural Communications
  • Public Speaking & Presentation
  • Policy Planning & Consulting
  • Problem Solving

  • Systemic Coaching
  • Group Mediation
  • Conflict Resolution Skills
  • Facilitation/Moderation
  • Integration Assistance
  • Empowerment & Leadership