Contributors

Isabelle Nüssli

Executive/Leadership Coach

Focus Areas

  • Initiate and manage change and transformation

  • Navigate challenges and crisis

  • Improve dealing with high degree of pressure and uncertainty

  • Leverage level of (self-)awareness

  • Increase focus and energy

  • Learn how to transform formative experience (e.g. setback) into winning assets (build resilience)

  • Assessment and trainings

  • Be 'shadowed' in meetings and provided with feedback on the professional conduct

  • Quick checks on strategy, structure, and business model with focus on people (key to execution)

Add-on for female leaders

  • Increased self-confidence

  • How to thrive (not just survive)

  • Specific leadership competencies

Add-on for start-ups and scale-ups

  • Prevent and/or overcome #3 reason for start-up failure: team issues

  • Build a high-performance team

  • Recruit an effective board

  • Get ready for fundraising and successful negotiation with investors

Add-on for family businesses

  • Understand/manage family dynamic

  • Execute successful succession plan

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Rajesh Ramani

Ontological Coach / Mentor

Focus Areas

  • Understanding and translating the dynamics of mind and emotions. 

  • Identifying, managing and dissolving stress – its symptoms, factors and sources. 

  • Building resilience in personal and professional life

  • Facilitating processes of self-awareness that bring transformative shifts in perceptions and emotions.

  • Mentoring to open one’s potential through realizing optimal performance and right life balance.

  • Breaking down complex truths into easily applicable principles and tools in everyday life. 

  • Working with Relationships and Family dynamics.

Offerings

  • Embracing Changes and Crisis situations – recentre yourself for action

  • Stress Management – identify and resolve acute/chronic stress

  • Right Life Balance – build empowering attention and activities

  • Relationships – bring right perception and emotional intelligence in your personal and professional life

  • Habits – letting go of unhealthy ones and building new ones

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Olivia Mathijsen

Leadership Coach

 

Focus Areas

  • Supporting professionals to find their own way to reach their next challenge to impact their performance, reputation, teams and organization.

  • Using a systemic pragmatic approach designed for experimentation and stakeholder feedback to maximize long term benefits.

 

Olivia Mathijsen is a seasoned, international leadership coach and people consultant who has a consolidated expertise in supporting business leaders to develop their own potential to catalyze optimal, sustainable performance — for themselves, their teams, and their companies.

 

Olivia has over 30 years professional experience with international responsibilities as a strategy consultant, an executive search consultant, a people business partner.

Olivia holds an Executive Master in Consulting and Coaching for Change from INSEAD (France), a Master in International Management from SDA Bocconi (Italy), and a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from Bryn Mawr College (US). She serves on the Board of the INSEAD Alumni Association Italy, is a member of the International Coaching Federation, and of the Professional Women’s Network. 

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Vasco Patrício

Executive Coach

Vasco Patrício is an executive coach that helps his clients with the biggest problems he’s faced himself throughout life: influence and performance.

 

After a career born and incubated in the startup world, both as an alum and part of the MIT-Portugal IEI startup accelerator, the corporate world and later in his own practice, Vasco has tackled common issues such as effectively leading talent and convincing stakeholders with different communication styles, while still performing in face of high-pressure situations.

 

At present, Vasco uses exclusive and proprietary techniques learned throughout his experiences. Although he works with executives in multiple sectors, and with a preference for ESG initiatives, he has over time developed a specialization in high finance (Private Equity, Venture Capital and Hedge Funds).

 

What Vasco strives to create in his own clients is parallel to the maxim he aims to live by: cultivating responsible leadership by maintaining world-class performance without letting it affect your authenticity or transparency.

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Guy Peeters

Leadership / Team Coach

Focus Areas

  • Leadership and personal coaching

  • Team coaching

  • Corporate culture and cultural integration post M&A consultancy

  • Family Business consultancy

Values

Trust – Perseverance – Ethics

Guy Peeters is an experienced leadership and team coach.

During his 17 years in leadership roles (production and general management) he developed these skills through training and practice.

His passion for personal and team growth to improve performance led him to a career switch as an independent coach and consultant. Guy is also co-owner en chairman of the board of a family business. 

 

Guy holds an Executive Master in Consulting and Coaching for Change from INSEAD (France), is a certified coach by Performance Consultants International (UK), holds a post-graduate Lean Black Belt from the University of Ghent (Belgium), and a bachelor Accountancy Taxation – Business Management from Karel de Grote-Hogeschool (Belgium)

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The Responsible Leadership Team

Isabelle Nüssli

Managing Partner

 

Thought Leader

As a personal and leadership coach, Isabelle supports organizations and leaders in navigating change and capitalizing on their full potential. Her international background spans from business leadership to succession, strategy development, governance, risk and crisis management.

 

She is the author of two Amazon #1 bestseller business books: one on power games between boards and management and one on why corporate governance has fallen short to reduce derailment in business.

 

She is a mentor at a startup incubator & accelerator, and sits on multiple boards.

 

Isabelle holds master’s degrees from Kellogg School of Management (MBA), University of St.Gallen (biz law), and INSEAD (coaching/consulting for change).

 

A lifelong, open-minded learner, Isabelle is an encourager who loves being with and interacting with people.

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Rajesh Ramani

Managing Partner

Teacher/Mentor

As a Life transformation mentor, coach and teacher, Rajesh Ramani helps in personal development, lifestyle balance, relationship enhancement, emotional resilience, and finding solutions to internal and external challenges.

 

For Rajesh, creating a space for ‘learning and growth to happen’ is essential. He believes in an approach of awareness and compassion to bring a transformation in consciousness, in an individual or an organization.

 

His journey started as a banker in India then progressed to a spiritual monk and teacher and eventually a mentor and coach. He is passionate about philosophy, reading and cricket. He is also curious about life and the nature of the mind and things.

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Simon Berger

Managing Partner

 

Innovator/Creative Leader

Simon is a leader in developing and directing organizations in asset management, education, intelligence and international affairs.

 

After living, working and studying in Latin America, Africa, the Middle East as well as Europe for almost two decades, he returned to native Switzerland.

 

Simon holds university degrees in Climate Sciences, Earth Sciences, Engineering and International Business Law.

 

With more than 20 years of international experience in transforming organizations, he currently works as a leader in the strategic management of intangible assets for a railway company.

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Petra Christen

 

Client Relationship Expert

Following her role in the management team of a software trading company, a trip around the world and the birth of two children, Petra became self-employed in 2000.

 

Petra has held various mandates in the fields of fiduciary/taxes, organization and administration in a range of industries, such as consulting, event, dental technology, construction, and health.

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Therese Geber

 

Ambassador

& Community Connector

After more than 20 years of leading, building and developing business areas of Swiss and international financial organisations, Therese decided to multiply her vast experience in supporting other businesses as a management consultant, coach, mentor or as a member of their advisory board.

 

Her focus is on tailored solution-oriented business/distribution strategies and concepts transferable into practice. She facilitates building sales teams, individual personal development and supports PR related activities also as a writer/moderator.

Therese Gerber is a business economist and graduate in banking/finance from Swiss Finance Institute of University in Zurich, in executive development, management and marketing of IMD in Lausanne (PED). 

She sees exchanging with people as an on-going source of mutual learning and enrichment. She is interested in macroeconomics, in psychology and in travelling the world.

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Jürg Neff

 

Finance

Jürg has broad experience as CEO and CFO of companies in several industries. Following his studies in economics, he worked with an international consulting company and a global Swiss bank.

 

Today, Jürg is the owner of a consulting firm providing finance/accounting and quality assurance services to companies. He is a member of a variety of boards of directors.

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