Top Management Consulting Firms need innovative and dynamic solutions to stay ahead. GBP INTERNATIONAL is a highly innovative and dynamic consulting company that stands out from the competition in numerous ways. With a wealth of experience, expertise, and a deep commitment to excellence, GBP INTERNATIONAL is the go-to consulting firm for businesses and organizations looking to achieve exceptional results and sustainable growth.

One of the key factors that sets GBP INTERNATIONAL apart from the rest is our unwavering focus on delivering customized, high-quality solutions to our clients. Our team of experienced consultants works closely with each client to understand their unique needs and challenges, and develops tailored solutions that are designed to achieve their specific objectives.

Another major advantage of working with GBP INTERNATIONAL is our deep industry knowledge and expertise. Our consultants have a wealth of experience across a wide range of industries, including manufacturing, finance, healthcare, technology, and more. This means that we are uniquely positioned to provide insightful and valuable advice to our clients, based on our deep understanding of their industry and its unique challenges.

In addition, GBP INTERNATIONAL is known for its innovative and forward-thinking approach to consulting. We are always looking for new and innovative ways to help our clients achieve their goals, whether it’s through the use of cutting-edge technology, data analysis, or other innovative approaches.

Finally, GBP INTERNATIONAL is committed to providing exceptional value to our clients. We understand that consulting services can be expensive, which is why we offer a free initial consultation to every interested company. This allows us to better understand your needs and objectives, and provide you with a clear understanding of how we can help you achieve your goals.

In conclusion, if you’re looking for a consulting firm that offers customized solutions, deep industry expertise, innovative thinking, and exceptional value, look no further than GBP INTERNATIONAL. Contact us today to schedule your free initial consultation and learn more about how we can help you achieve your goals.

About Volker Friedrich

Volker Friedrich is the founder and managing partner of GBP International. As a strategy consultant with operational industry experience since 1983 he has a strong understanding of how businesses operate and the various factors that can impact their success. He and his team members help organizations to develop and implement effective strategies for achieving their goals, leveraging the operational knowledge and expertise to identify opportunities for improvement and growth.

Volker is frequently invited as keynote speaker or as expert on matters concerning business and politics in and with Asia. Find more details about Volker and his activities here:

Volker Friedrich

Volker Friedrich


Volker is the founder and managing partner of GBP. He is in charge of the overall positioning of GBP and the direction of the company as well as the supervision of all major projects of GBP

The tools we are typically using involve analyzing data, conducting market research, and working with clients to understand their needs and challenges. Ultimately, his goal as a strategy consultant is to help organizations make informed decisions and take actions that will enable them to achieve their objectives and succeed in their market whether in Asia, Europe, Middle East or USA.

Our consulting firm comprises a team of highly skilled professionals with diverse experiences and backgrounds who are experts in their respective fields. We provide tailored solutions to meet our clients’ unique needs and are committed to ongoing professional development to stay up-to-date with the latest developments and best practices in our respective fields. Our team’s professionalism and ability to collaborate with clients are key factors in our success. We are dedicated to adding value to our clients’ projects and helping them achieve their business objectives, and we offer a range of management consulting services, including interim management, for clients in Asia and Europe.

Our People are our Greatest Assets

Amran Abdullah

Amran has been working with GBP for 25 years in various projects and positions. Based in Malaysia Amran has gained global experience in the construction industry as well as in business development projects in various segments

  • Malaysia/ASEAN
Anke Mahlau

Anke is an experienced consultant in the successful implementation of change projects around operations management with specific references in the automotive, pharmaceutical, construction, energy and healthcare industries. She inspires people and accompanies them along the value stream together to success

Ashok Sagar

Ashok is a senior partner of GBP based in Dubai. He has extensive experience in investments and trading and knows the EPC / infrastructure industry very well

Bruce Lim

Bruce is an asscociate partner of GBP and he is very knowledgable in E-Commerce with China. Other special experiences of Bruce are in executive education and training programs.

Daniel Krutzina

Daniel is a seasoned management consultant and also worked with Roland Berger beofre he started his work in Eastern Europe. He is our partner for business development in Eastern Europe and fluent in Russian language

Dirk Volkmann

Dirk usually takes up interim management assignments and has his focus on machinery & engineering related projects. Having lived and worked many years in South America Dirk is fluent in Spanish and an expert in renewable energy

Dr Nutcharut

Dr Nucharat is our partner in Thailand especially for projects with government links. He is a senior political advisor for the Thai government and is earmarked to become a member of the Thai cabinet.

Dr. M. Reformado

Dr Marietta is a professional partner of GBP International and she works in multi-country and multi-cultural environments like no other. With her excellent understanding of the business needs in trade and investment projects in East and West, she is a sure bet to add value to the projects of our clients.

Dr. Marion Dohm

Marion is a partner of GBP based in Berlin. She is working on business development projects especially for start-ups and projects related to ESG business. Marion also coordinates the committee on foreign trade and investment with the BWA Association

Dr. Vivek

Dr. Vivek is a Trade and Investment Consultant with special experience in India. He lectures on International Business, Strategies and Innovation. Networking and Public Policy

Edgar van Velzen

An experienced executive recognized for driving operational excellence and successful turnarounds. Edgar consistently
delivers revenue and profitability improvements and engages successfully as board advisor and interim CEO

Eng. M. Golestani

Mr. Golestani is our expert in the field of infrastructure/construction, architecture, food trade, livestock inputs and medicine, in the Middle East, Malaysia, and Turkey and deputy managing director in executive affairs for the Middle East

Eng. S. Thakur

Susheel originates from Nepal and has been studying and working in Germany for a long time. He is very well skilled and connected for any business in Nepal, India and the Middle East and works as associated partner of GBP INTERNATIONAL in multi-country and multi-industry assignments

Hwie Kwee

Hwie is an Indonesian entrepreneur who became a gobal business leader. Hwie invests in startups in Europe and now joins GBP as a valuable addition to our board of advisors, leveraging his expertise to drive the implementation of global and sustainable marketing strategies with support of AI tools

Jean-Louis Couzet

Jean-Louis is an experienced professional who has worked with GBP for over 20 years on various interim assignmnets. Highlights are greenfield investments in ASEAN as General Manager and COO in China in a major restructuring program for a Europena customer

Joerg Domroes

Joerg is a specialist on environmental projects and has successfully worked in public private partnership projects in Asia and has supported business development projects in renewable engery business

Karim Abdul

Mr. Abdul Majid Karim has 20 years of experience in industrial modernisation. He has worked with the CPEC Special Economic Zones on world class manufacturing. He focuses now on Pakistan & Afghanistan region to support businesses developing partnerships in the region

Klaus Kretzschmar

Klaus is a senior partner at GBP with extensive experience in corporate and strategy work. Having worked with Siemens in Asia before joining GBP Klaus in a unique position to challenge every business idea with a hard reality check

Lennart Vogt

Lennart is a young and ambitious student with solid sales experience in Germany. He is now studying for 3 years in Malaysia and supports the local team of GBP INTERNATIONAL

Max Tavares

Max is a senior interim manager with tremendous experiences in all industrial segments. He is specialised in supply chain improvement projects and available globally.

Mike Paran

Mike is a seasoned investment advisor and working with GBP for over 20 years. He very capable in structuring corporate strategies and arranging government incenitves when setting up factories and offices in Asia

Norbert Rauh

Norbert is an expert in the machinery & engineering industry and also worked for Roland Berger before. Norbert is based in Munich and has tremendous experience in due diligence and M&A projects

Pawan Bhatnagar

Pawan is based in New Delhi in India and is one of the senior partners of GBP for projects in India. Having a military background Pawan has a strong analytical mindset and can advise on business and strategy for any projects with a link into India with utmoste professionalism

Primadi W.S.

Primadi is our expert in Indonesia. He is experiened in all consulting work from market entry to investment strategies and is also working with GBP in various trading activities

Puvan Selvanathan

Puvan is a partner at GBP for all projects related to ESG and technological innovations. Having set up the Bluenumber project and having worked for the United Nations Puvan is an expert on ESG and government related projects

Rajan Abraham

Rajan is a seasoned and experienced allround talent with a unique track record in India, Saudi Arabia and Dubai.

Ronny Buschbeck

Ronny is a partner with GBP for projects in trading and business development especially in Middle East and Africa. Being an expert in commodity trading Ronny has global experience in trading structures and financial engineering

Ruth Thongcharen

Ruth is a senior consultant with GBP and has tremendous experience in high level research work across many industries. She is specialised in the Asian Pacific markets and speak many of the local languages

Sheikh Naif Al Amari

Sheikh Naif is the representative of GBP INTERNATIONAL for special projects in the Middle East. He has a track record for successful projects in energy, healthcare, petroleum and technology related projects

Tan See Long

Mr Tan is our senior China partner and we work together for more than 20 years. Having excellent links to the private and public sector in China Tan See Long is well positioned to solve any problem in China for foreign investors

Volker Friedrich

Volker is the founder and managing partner of GBP. He is in charge of the overall positioning of GBP and the direction of the company as well as the supervision of all major projects of GBP

Volker Schlegel

Volker serves as advisor to GBP INTERNATIONAL based on his background as diplomat and German Ambassador to Singapore and a successful career as lawyer specialised in G2G relations

Yogan Gonji

Yogan is an experienced technical supervisor and has worked for our clients across India and in other Asian countries - especially in the construction industry

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