George Joy Arping – Partner & Trainer

Welcome to my professional profile.


B.A.(Hons) in Dramatic Arts
Certificate to Teach English as a Foreign Language
Certificate to Teach Business English
I am an active member of the professional association HELTA, as well as the Handelskammer (Chamber of Commerce).

Please contact our office for further details. We look forward to hearing from you.

Tel: 040 46 88 22 47

About me    

Born and bred in Nottingham, England. After teaching English as a Foreign Language in France, New Zealand, Austria and Turkey, I moved to Hamburg in 1998. I’ve been Managing Director at intercom since 2008. Not only do I run all aspects of the company, I also create and design training programs to support clients with the necessary skills needed in both today’s academic and business world.

Specialist Areas / Current training and coaching projects include

  • Communication and language skills
  • In-house business English seminars
  • Presentation skills
  • English for Human Resources
  • English for IT
  • English for Advertising and Marketing
  • English for Technical Production
  • Pronunciation skills – particularly at Universities
  • Twenty-five years of experience as a business English trainer with clients including Beiersdorf, Tchibo, OTTO, Vattenfall, BP, tesa, CinemaxX, and BWPapersystems, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität and Christian-Albrechts-Universität zu Kiel. As Managing Director, I also advise and support universities and clients in the development of their in-house training programs.