City Compass is a “feel at home” – service provider for expats and newcomers to Romania. We offer intercultural consulting and executive coaching, English news and media services, with a profound network a Romania. The founding members of City Compass started off as expats in Bucharest themselves and have been serving the expat community since 2007.


What we do :

We are an agency for intercultural business consulting and coaching in Romania. We love to help executives, fellow passionate entrepreneurs and purpose-driven teams to have success in Romania and CEE. We offer an integrated consulting concept combining Romania – specific intercultural business and cultural insights with an emphasis on facilitating the interactions and operations of international teams. More about us here


We are the market leader for English news and features in Romania. Content and readers are our focus.  We deliver independent, objective and reliable contentAll of our media activities, brands and  services are run by Romania Insider with this amazing team.


The core team of business consultants at City Compass Intercultural Consulting:

Volker Moser –  Co-Founder City Compass and Romania Insider

Volker is a Co-Founder of City Compass. He takes pride in his work as a cross-cultural business coach, where he provides coaching & consulting for senior professionals in new roles and entrepreneurs and their teams on new journeys in Romania. He is curious in understanding different people, business contexts and situations, and he loves Romania. He delivers in German, English and Romanian and speaks Spanish and Italian.

Christian Pauls, Co-Founder and Partner, Intercultural Trainer

Christian is a Co-Founder and partner of City Compass Group and currently lives in Vienna. After his studies in Germany he worked in different management consulting and training functions for 9 years, 4 of them in Romania. Christian brings a vast experience of international work assignments, besides Romania he also worked in Turkey, Russia,Ukraine and Iran as a management consultant for manufacturing companies. His training experience covers intercultural trainings, team development and lean management workshops. Christian delivers in German, Romanian, English and French.

Thilo Beyer – Senior Key Account Manager, ICUnet Group – Associated Partner

Thilo is a passionate business culture ambassador between Romania in Germany in both directions and both languages. He represents our first-rate cooperation partner ICUnet Group. After graduating from Berlin and Iasi universities, he has supported more than 30 Western companies in Romania since 2006 – IT, BPO, automotive, retail, life science, finance, construction, FMCG etc. Together with his team of multi-lingual business culture experts from a wide range of backgrounds, he takes care of well-designed consulting solutions with a clear international focus on teams collaborating effectively – across borders and cultures.

Dr. Bogdan Popa – Cultural Historical Expert

Born, raised, educated, and currently living in Bucharest. Holds a PhD in History from the University of Bucharest and, as his title describes best, he is a cultural and historical consultant for City Compass. Been featured in several international TV-documentaries about Romanian history and delivers tours in English, German and Romanian.



We are proud of having done tours and events from 2008 until 2020, even though we have stopped doing this :

City Compass Tours & Events organized guided tours, corporate events & services, exclusive team buildings, executive retreats within Bucharest or Romania for more than 300 corporate customers. Even though we have stopped this activity completely, we are proud that we have helped a lot of Romanians and foreigners to discover the amazing hospitality and unique nature.