Rauch - Research & International Support
Volker Rauch has been working in different areas of German-French relations since 1988. After studying at the Westfälische Wilhelms-Universität Münster, he was a DAAD Lektor at a Paris university for 5 years and a lecturer at various Grandes Ecoles and the Goethe-Institut Paris. From 1994, he worked as a technical officer for the Economic and Commercial Departement of the French Embassy, responsible for initiating business contacts in the energy, electrical, chemical and engineering sectors. In 1998, he became head of department for multidisciplinary issues of export and business settlement in Germany. His tasks included, in particular, providing centralized information and advice to companies on entering the German market, improving the framework conditions for the establishment of French companies in Germany, and initiating international cooperation in close cooperation with government agencies, especially in North Rhine-Westphalia. He also conducted intercultural trainings for executives of well-known large corporations and worked as a freelance translator.
Rauch - Research & International Support was founded in 2008. Consulting projects since then have led mainly to France, Switzerland and Austria.