About Me

Made in Switzerland - but a true citizen of the World - over two decades I have built a wealth of experience and insight working with leaders worldwide.  Today, I am sharing my passion for leadership and talent development with you, as a coach, consultant, mentor or trainer. 

Business Experience

Track record in creating long term value, delivering strategic excellence and leading/developing high performing teams in Europe, Latin America, North America and Asia. Extensive experience in both the private and public sectors, in the biotech, pharma and luxury retail industries, as well as in international organizations, including the United Nations (WHO) and a development agency.

Areas of Expertise

  1. Executive, Leadership, Business and Transition Coaching, short or long term, virtually or onsite
  2. Create business value by designing and translating people strategies into operational excellence
  3. Design and delivery of virtual or on-site tailored seminars and training sessions on Leadership, Talent Development, Emotional Intelligence or Mindfulness
  4. Talent management (recruitment, training & development, performance evaluation, talent reviews, assessment centers, succession planning, career transition)
  5. Opening of local affiliates or regional offices and full set up of HR function. Select, develop and lead strong HR teams 
  6. Build and develop high performing teams (commercial & non-profit) through selection, training, coaching and team building, from start-up phase to full-fledged operations
  7. Drive change management to adapt to evolving and challenging multicultural and economic environments. Drive onboarding and integration, including new leader assimilation 
  8.  Develop and implement cultures that drive motivation and performance. 
  9.  Integration or merger of acquired companies, transition, negotiation 
  10. Leadership and other talent development training
  11. Relocation and cross-cultural training and integration, mentoring for expatriate and their dependents 

Education & Professional Membership

  • Google SIYLI (Search Inside Yourself Leadership Institute) - SIY Trainer Certification Program ongoing, May 2018 
  • International Coach Federation Certified Coach, ICF ACC 
  • GENOS Mindful Leader Program 
  • Blue Mesa  Transformational Coaching Program (TCP) - ICF Approved Accredited Coach Training Program (ACTP. 
  • Member of the International Coach Federation 
  • Swiss Master in Human Resources
  • Postgraduate studies in Organization & Management. 
  • Business & Finance School, Switzerland.
  • Fluent in French, English, advanced in Brazil Portuguese and intermediate level in German.

Professional Background and Experience

  • Alexion Pharmaceuticals, Head of HR for the EMEAC region (Europe, Middle-East, Africa and Canada) based in Zurich 
  • Alexion Pharmaceutical, Head of HR for Latin America, based in Sao Paulo and Miami
  • Alexion Pharmaceuticals, Head of HR for the NECMEA region (North, East, Central Europe, Middle East and Africa) based in Lausanne
  • Caris Life Sciences, HR Manager Europe, based in Lausanne
  • FXB International, Global Head of Finance, HR and Administration, based in Geneva and New York
  • World Health Organization, several positions in HR Services, based in Copenhagen
  • Danish Development Cooperation Agency, several short missions in East Africa, based in Nairobi
  • Cartier Group, Global Export Coordinator, based in Geneva.