KEY PROFESSIONAL COMPETENCIES:

– Mastery of solution-focused protocols for coaching, consulting and leading workshops
– Mastery of personal-state management techniques to manage stress and conflict
– Mastery of workshop-leading skills & application of adult education principles
– Mastery of current psychological research:  human personality, change, productivity & top performance
– Familiarity and experience using different development – oriented assessment tools
– Bi-lingual: Italian mother-tongue and English (TOEFL 677/677, 1997)

WORK EXPERIENCE

Coaching:
Executive Coaching: Gruppo Sanpellegrino (2002, 2003, 2004), BD (2003), Levissima (2005, 2006), Molmed (2006, 2007, 2008), ZF-Marine (2006, 2007), SAES-Getters (2008), Spreafico Frutta (2008, 2009, 2010, 2011), GIP (2010), Huntsman Performance Products – Italy (2010), individual clients (2006 – 2011)
Coaching Young Talents: AstraZeneca (2002, 2003), Banca Lombarda (2003), ZF (2002, 2003), MG (2004), Fischer (2004), Levissima (2005), SAME (2007, 2008)

Development & Assessment Centers:
Assessment Centers: Gruppo Sanpellegrino (2002, 2003, 2004, 2006), Bayer (2003), ZF (2003), MG (2004, 2005), Famar (2004), SAME (2006, 2008), Bitron (2007), Arvato (2008)
Development Centers: Franzoni Filati (2002), AstraZeneca (2003) , Microsoft (2003) , Saes Getters (2004) , Patheon (2004), Fidis (2006), SAME (2006, 2008), Burgo Group (2008)

Workshops & Training:

Training Coaches in Solution-Focused Brief Coaching as a member of Solutionsurfers’ Faculty (2010, 2011)
Leadership Programs : Best Food – Unilever (2000), ST Microelectronics (2000, 2001, 2006), Unione Industriali Lecco (2000), Finstral (2001), Sulzer Textil (2001), ZF (2001, 2002), Irca (2002), HP (2002), Bayer (2003, 2004), Gruppo Sanpellegrino (2005, 2006), Molmed (2007), SAME (2007, 2008), Burgo Group (2010)
Conflict Management, Negotiation Skills, Stress Management : Alcoa (2002), Gruppo Sanpellegrino (2002, 2003, 2004), Banca Lombarda (2003), Minigears (2003), CRIF (2004, 2005, 2008), Irca – Zoppas (2006), MEMC (2006, 2007), SAME (2008, 2009), VM Motori (2008, 2009), Lindt & Sprungli (2009)
– Workshops for Festo CTE, twice a year, on: Coaching, Conflict Management & Negotiation, Stress Management
– Facilitation of International Workshops regarding Management by Competencies (Festo, 2007)
– Facilitation of Brainstorming & Focus Group sessions for Fondazione Enrico Mattei, EU environmental projects (2004, 2005)
Dynamics of Change : IBM (1996, 1997, 1998), IRCA (2000), Trenitalia (2001)
Train the Trainer : Danone (1998, 1999), Speedline (1998, 2000, 2001), Ferrari (1999), Trenitalia (2000), Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore (2001)

Consulting: HR solutions for OD projects
Team Based Organization : Vanossi Sud (1999)
Performance Management : Orsec (1999), Syn (2002), Memc (2002)
Learning Organization : Festo (2000, 2001)
Lean Organization : Speedline – Amcast Group (1999, 2000); Gruppo Sanpellegrino – Nestlè Waters (2002, 2003, 2004)
Systems of Competency : Syn (2000, 2001), SGS (2001), Franzoni Filati (2001), Gruppo Sanpellegrino – Nestlè Waters (2003, 2004), Festo CTE (2004 to present), SAME (2006)

EDUCATION

– 1994, Università degli Studi di Milano, Doctorate Degree in Philosophy with a Psychology Master, 110/110 cum laude
– 1996, Santa Fe Institute (NM, USA), studies in Complex Systems & Nonlinear Dynamics
– 1996, Society for Chaos Theory in Psychology and the Life Sciences, conferences: Berkeley, Pavia
– 1998, Futurethinking, workshop “Leadership Intensive”, Sarasota, FL
– 1998/2000, Coach University
– 2001, University of Geneva, CAPP (Computer Assessment of Personal Potential) certification
– 2001, Pari Center for New Learning, workshop “New Sciences, New Paradigms”
– 2001, First World Conference for Systemic Management, Wien, Austria
– 2002, HP, certification to lead the program “Dynamic Leadership”
– 2003, Right Academy, workshop “The Consultant’s Role”, London, UK
– 2003, University of California Santa Cruz, NLP Practitioner Certification
– 2004, University of California Santa Cruz, NLP Master Certification
– 2007, Solution Surfers, PURE ICF Professional Certification Program, (Basel, Switzerland)
– 2007, MRG, 360°-questionnaire LEA (Leadership Effectiveness Analysis) training & certification
– 2008, Solution Surfers, PLUS ICF Professional Certification Program, (Basel, Switzerland)
– 2009, Solution Surfers, PRO ICF Professional Certification Program (Basel, Switzerland)
– 2009, credentialed by the ICF (International Coach Federation) as a PCC (Professionally Certified Coach)
– 2010, faculty member of Solutionsurfers
– 2010, Microanalysis in Practice training, SFBTA, Banff, Canada
– 2011, SFBTA Conference, Bakersfield, California, USA

PUBLICATIONS

Reasoned Bibliography on Chaos and Complexity Theory , Proceedings of the International Conference “Chaos, Fractals and Models”; Pavia, Italy, 1996
Nonlinear Dynamic System Theory Between Epistemology and Practical Applications in “Le Nuove Frontiere della Scienza”, Edizioni Lecchesi; Lecco, 1998
Chaos and Organizational Change in Sistemi & Impresa #1 – 2000, Edizioni Scientifiche Tecniche Europee; Milano, 2000
Sustainable Development as a Management Tool in Sistemi & Impresa #3 – 2002, ESTE; Milano
Coaching As a Tool to Support Organizational Change: the ZF Case Study in Quaderni di Management, EGV Edizioni, # 3 – 2003
Coaching Leaders: from Human Potential to Business Results , Guerini Editore, Milano, 2007
Perchè passeggiare quando si può galoppare? [Why stroll when you could run?] in L’impresa. Rivista Italiana di Management, #8, 2007, il Sole 24 ORE; Milan
Solution-Focused Interviewing Protocols as Darwinian Algorithms, paper delivered in workshop format during the SOL2009 international conference, held in Texel, the Netherlands, May 15-17 2009, publised in InterAction – The Journal of Solution Focus in Organizations, vo.1 #2, 2009, SFCT, Obergriesbach, Germany
Research Digest, InterAction – The Journal of Solution Focus in Organizations, vo.1 #3, 2010, SFCT, Obergriesbach, Germany
– The papers: Reducing Personnel Turnover rate from 50% to 10%, Opening for Brief-Coaching Sessions, Change we Can Believe in in Doing Something Different: Solution-Focused Brief Therapy Practices, Routledge, NY, 2010.
A High-Performing Factory via Solution-Focused Coaching: a case study e-Organizations&People, winter 2010, vol 17 (14) – November 2010