About me

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Coaching experiences

I am qualified coach with Meyler Campbell Business Coach Programme, accredited by WABC, AC and EMCC.

 

I am also a qualified Neuro Linguist Programming Practitioner, hold a positive psychology diploma, I am a strengths profile accredited, and certified in Stress Management and resilience. I am also a certified Agile Team Coach (for a complete list of my coaching qualification and certification please click [ here ]

I coach and train in both English and Italian. I mainly works with professionals in law firms and financial institutions in a variety of issues: optimising chance of partnership and promotion, increasing visibility and performance, leadership development, team performance, maximising time management to avoid burn out and career transitions.

Career Background

I hold a Magna Cum Laude Law Degree from the University of Rome and a Master in Banking and Finance Law from the University of London (Queen Mary and Westfield College). Originally a Barrister in Italy I moved to London in 1997 to pursue an international career as a banking and finance lawyer. 

 

I have practiced few years in private practice with Clifford Chance first and then Linklaters & Alliance specializing in regulation of financial market, securitisation, project  finance and corporate law.

 

In 2004 I moved to Morgan Stanley as Vice President - Head of Italy Legal where I fulfilled the role of general counsel for matters relating to the operation of the financial institution in Italy and cross border both in  the private side and the public side as well as corporate governance.I was promoted to Executive Director in 2007 and headed the Legal Diversity Comittee in 2010.

In 2012 I have also participated at the initial phase of a recruitment start up and worked there as a Client Relationship Director for over a year.

Additional info

I  have a truly international background and I am proud to be Italian at heart, English at work and Australian for attitude.

I am an Hoffman Graduate. I am involved in two charities as a mentor (Inspire the Future by Miriam Gonzales Durantes and the Aspire Foundation by Sam Collins)  .

 

I am  the General Secretary/ Board member of UK Confederation by Confassociazioni. For more info click pls see [- TBA-]

As many of us I have been through very difficult life challenges few  and I  overcame them with resilience. I am dedicated to helping others to achieve sustainable performance and satisfaction in spite and also leveraging on life inevitable challenges.

A professional athlete my youth, I have run races of various distance ( marathon, half marathon etc) and participated in step and aerobic amateur championships.

I juggle, sometimes successfully,  my business with being a mum of two very energetic pre-teens.

For more details on my education and qualifications, please click here