Barry Tomalin is an English writer and teacher specializing in international communication and cultures who has worked in sixty-four countries, including Italy and the UK. He has a B.A. (Hons) in Anthropology and Linguistics from the School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London, and an M.A. in International Liaison and Communication from the University of Westminster. He has taught at Link University in Rome, and run training programs in Milan, Rome, Genoa, and Naples. He has traveled extensively in Italy and brings firsthand experience and professional insight to the country and its people. The author of many books on culture and cultural training, Barry teaches at Birkbeck College, University of London, and at Glasgow Caledonian University London. He is a founder and director of the Business Cultural Trainers Certificate (BCTC) at International House in London, joint managing editor of the journal Training Language and Culture, and a board member of the ICC-Europe’s Language Association.