Barry Tomalin, M.A. is an English writer, trainer, and public speaker specializing in cultural awareness and international communication. He is Director of Cultural Training at International House, London, and Visiting Lecturer at the London Academy of Diplomacy, University of East Anglia. A former producer and presenter with the BBC World Service, he has worked in over sixty countries worldwide, including France, Algeria, and Francophone West Africa. As well as Culture Smart! France, he is the author of Culture Smart! Germany.