Mission statement

Living Cultural Solutions is a cultural awareness training agency and consultancy whose mission is to assist businesses, institutions, statutory bodies, organizations and individuals in improving their intercultural readiness. We offer training to develop better cross-cultural communication, deepen the understanding of cultural behaviour and improve diversity awareness.
develop better cross-cultural communication
deepen the understanding of cultural behaviour
improve diversity

Our values

  • committed to fairness and reasonableness
  • proritise quality in service and care about what we do
  • passionate and believe firmly in what we do
  • act with integrity
  • believe in action – time is money!
  • committed to value for money

What makes Living Cultural solutions different?

  • We offer unique training solutions in cultural awareness for businesses
  • Leading provider, in our industry, of learning solutions to help you and your organisation through cultural change, transition and growth
  • Uniquely focussed on training for the tourism sector
  • Significant experience of the tourism industry internationally
  • Significant experience working with multinational firms

Livingstone Thompson, PHD


Born in Jamaica, resides in Ireland. He speaks fluent English and has basic knowledge of Spanish, French and German.

Livingstone Thompson is an experienced intercultural trainer with specialties across a variety of corporate fields. As a member of the Irish Institute of Training and Development, Livingstone provides consultancy, research and training in cultural awareness and diversity management.

Livingstone brings a wealth of knowledge and skills in intercultural dialogue, diversity management and conflict resolution. He has worked with a variety of companies delivering training in cultural competence and leading global virtual teams. He has designed and delivered training focused on cultural competence for top managers at Leading Hotels of the World Ltd. (specifically the five-star Marker Hotel) and the Maldron Hotels, Ireland's largest hotel group. Through the California-based global consulting firm Frost & Sullivan, Livingstone has delivered training focused on leading global virtual teams to managers of the Germany-based electric utility service provider E.ON International. He also developed the diversity and inclusion training manual and workbook for the Malta Tourism Authority, currently being used by tourism organisations throughout the island-country. He also delivers workshops in cultural competence for tourism organisations in Malta, Ireland and the Caribbean.

His professional involvement includes serving as president of the Society for Intercultural Education, Training and Research (SIETAR) Europe.