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Cynthia Livingston


Cynthia Livingston is co-founder and partner of Cambio International, a management consulting practice with a focus on intercultural and change management. Cambio consultants help executives and teams mobilize around issues and opportunities for growth, cross-border partnerships and cultural diversity.

She is semi-retired now. Prior to Cambio, Cynthia worked for Watson/Wyatt Company, an international human resources consulting firm. She has also served in consulting, business analysis and human resources executive roles for the DuPont Company.

Cynthia has taken on leadership roles in communities to promote organization effectiveness, cross-cultural understanding and collaboration. She is former chair of the Organization of Women in International Trade (OWIT), former executive board member of WorldBoston & World Affairs Council and former trustee of the Abbe Museum for native American cultures. She is also a former member of Humanity in Action’s American Planning Board.

Formerly long-time residents of Boston MA, she and her husband, Hank Schmelzer, are now full-time residents of Mount Desert, Maine.