We are a pool of experts that for over 20 years have worked in the medical, pharmaceutical and coaching area acquiring scientific, medical and management skills that we place at our customer’s disposal.

Enrico Illuminati – MD

Executive Coach, Founder Partner

Enrico has a Medical Degree, he practiced as a GP and afterwards he was co-founder of a start-up in the field of Health and Fitness Medicine and Medical Director of Centro Clinico Milanese, of 24 Sport Village in Milan and of Reebok Center in Bologna.

He is an Executive Coach credentialed by International Coach Federation, in the last 20 years, Enrico has developed advanced leadership, coaching programs, team working skills, change management programs; Executive Coaching, Team Coaching and Shadow Coaching programs for Executives and Top Management, for international companies across a wide range of sectors, especially in Pharma industry.

 Expert in Emotional Intelligence, having completed specific post-graduate courses at University of Siena and at Cattolica University of Milan and Executive Coach credentialed PCC by ICF (International Coach Federation). He is Certified for the Assessment “Emotional Intelligence Profile” by JCA Occupational Psychologists (UK). 

 He has been Board Member of scientific events in different therapeutic areas and Faculty Member of over 100 CME Events, dealing with issues related to Doctor-Patient Communication, Patient Empowerment, Multidisciplinary Teams, Interprofessional Collaboration.

He was also Trainer on effective communication issues for Field Force in product launch events in different therapeutic areas.

He is member and Executive Coach at the Coaching Academy of MIP Graduate School of Business of Politecnico of Milan. 

He is co-Author of the Book “Il Coaching per Te” (Coaching for You) published nation-wide in Italy sold in more than 12.000 copies.

Co-Author of the book “Empowerment in Health and Wellness” recently published internationally and already Amazon Bestsellers in the UK in the Psychological Education & Training, Alternative & Olistic Medicine and Physician & Patient areas.

Enrico has been President Elect 2013 and President 2014 of the International Coach Federation – Italia, (chapter of ICF International Coach Federation, the first and most important association of Professional Coach in the world with more of 40.000 members worldwide).

Diana Koprivec, MD – PhD

Medical and Lifestyle Coach 

Diana is a trained endocrinologist and earned a PhD degree in Clinical and Experimental Nutrition from the Università Statale di Milano. Her career as full-term clinician started in 1992 and continued until 2006 when she joined the pharmaceutical industry with various roles in clinical research and safety. Starting from 2018 she is an independent clinical and safety consultant

During the last five years Diana additionally underwent specific training courses within the Professional Coaching School Marina Osnaghi – Milano and completed the ACTP (Accredited Coach Training Program) including both Basic and Advanced Master. She is a member of the International Coach Federation. Her work as medical and lifestyle coach combines medical and corporate competences with specific focus on patient centricity, interprofessional communication within healthcare and clinical research, work-lifestyle balance.

Diana is a founding member of the Lombardia Chapter of the Italian Society for Obesity (SIO), active member of the Associazione Farmaceutici Ticinese and member of the Ordine dei Medici del Cantone Ticino.

Andrew A Parsons  – MSc (Psychol) – PhD

EMCC Accredited Master Coach/Mentor Business Psychologist and BioPharma Innovator

Andrew has been coaching and delivering training programmes within organisations for over 10 years.  He has undertaken training in several coaching certifications including professional (co-active) coaching (GSK, Coaching Development), NLP (Quest Institute) and medical coaching (Medical Coaching Institute).  He has a MSc in Psychology.

He is also a co-creator of an accredited coaching training within the Association of Coaching (Salutogenic Coaching) and Co-Author of Leading with Presence, what it is, why it matters and how to get it.  He has been supporting personal development through learning programmes focused on building resilience, leadership and coaching.

He has over 25 years of experience in the life science industry with a variety of roles involving Innovation at a Scientific/Technical and Business Process levels.  He was formerly Vice President & Head Preclinical Drug Discovery, External R&D at GSK.

Professional Societies: He is a member of the several Professional Groups in Coaching (European Mentoring and Coaching Council, The Medical Coaching Institute, Cancer Coaching Community) and Psychology (The Association of Business Psychology, British Psychological Society and International Association for Positive Psychology).

Laura Belluco – MCA

Senior Trainer & Facilitato, Executive Coach, Change Strategist & Facilitator

Laura is an Executive and Team Coach with a PCC credential recognized by the International Coach Federation (ICF). After a Master in Corporate Communication and a relevant experience in marketing & communication, in 2008 she graduated in Coaching at Corporate CoachU in Milan.

Since 2010 she supports organizations, teams and leaders to face the challenges of transition with a transformational and systemic approach, to generate personal and organizational prosperity and well-being.

She designs and facilitates Coaching skills for Leaders, Team Effectiveness, authentic Leadership programs within Cultural and Change Management programs.

Deeply sensitive to issues related to sustainability, in 2017 she attended the TheoryUtraining “Leading from the emerging future” by Otto Scharmer at Boston-MIT. By applying this frame she promotes the shift from ego to eco-leadership paradigm for a common good, integrating multiple disciplines to create deep innovation.

She is specialized in Emotional Intelligence and Certified for the Assessment “Emotional Intelligence Profile” by JCA Occupational Psychologists (UK) and in the Appreciative Inquiry approach.

In the biennium 2017-2018 she has been member of the Executive Committee of ICF Italia and she is member and Executive Coach at the Coaching Academy of MIP Graduate School of Business of Politecnico of Milan.

Stefano Falletti – MSc

Executive Coach, Psychologist

Stefano graduated in Psychology at the University of Padua, is a Psychologist and Assessor. He trained as a business coach at The Change Partnership in Milan, Academy of Executive Coaching in London and is an ICF credited coach. He attended the Master in Assessment & Development Center, IdeaManagement Academy and in 2019 he trained in Appreciate Inquire at Turningpoint, Paris. He also attended the Master in Outdoor Management Training at the European Neurosystemic Institute and is a certified OMT trainer.

With over 25 years of managerial experience (Procter & Gamble, Danone Group, Telecom Italia) he has an extensive expertise in sales, marketing and human resources. He managed commercial business units, conceived and carried out innovative job rotation and change management projects.

He is a business coach and trainer, specialized in transforming processes. He has always been interested in researching people’s potential, focusing on the improvement of managerial skills, with special regard to emotional and relational attitudes involved in change.

He is part of the Coaching Academy of MIP, Graduate School of Business of Milan Polytechnic, he collaborates as coach in the ICoach program of the Aldini ValerianiFoundation, School of Industrial Management of Unindustria Bologna; he teaches at the Master in Skill Coaching and at the Master Professione Capo, Ideamanagement, Academy, Milan.

He was a lecturer at the Master in Integrated Corporate Communication for Healthcare Organizations, Med I Care, Consortium for higher ethical-managerial training in Healthcare. He has been member of the ICF Italia Steering Committee.

Hayato Kurihara – MD – FACS – FEBSEmSurg

Head of Emergency Surgery & Trauma Section, Humanitas Research Hospital, President Elect at European Society For Trauma And Emergency Surgery

Graduated at State University of Milan, Italy, Dr. Hayato Kurihara is the Head of the Emergency Surgery and Trauma Unit at Humanitas Research Hospital in Milan and he isAdjunct Professor at Humanitas University.

His main focus regards Acute Care Surgery and Trauma with specific interest in critical and frail patients.

He is actively involved in Advanced Medical Simulation and has been focusing on not-technical skills, team working and leadership in surgical environment werecommunication skills and decision making capacity are essential for the best clinicaloutcome in stressful scenarios.

He is in the President Elect of the European Society for Trauma and Emergency Surgery and Vice President of the Italian Society for  Emergency Surgery and Trauma he is alsoSecretary Treasurer of the International Association for Trauma Surgery and Intensive Care. 

He is Honorary Fellow of the European Board of Surgery (Emergency Surgery) for UEMS and Fellow of the American College of Surgeons.

He is mainly involved in educational courses: Advanced Trauma Life Support Instructor, Point of Care Ultrasound Instructor, Definitive Surgery Trauma Care Course International Faculty, Emergency Surgery Course

Sue Jackson B.Sc (Hons), MLD, PGCert

Accredited Master Executive Coach, Accredited Coaching Skills Trainer, Biologist

Sue is an Accredited Master Executive Coach, Coach Trainer, Facilitator and Principal of Whitespace Coaching. She specialises in supporting individuals with compassionate and challenging coaching to promote their health, well-being, mental capital and self-leadership through personal empowerment and enablement.

She coaches at all levels in organisations to develop mindful leaders, in vocational rehabilitation and mental health and coaching to maintain balance in transitions. She brings her postgraduate training in Mindfulness Based One to One into her life and work. She collaborates on research and is a published author.

She provides one to one and group coaching, Accredited Salutogenic Coaching training and Coaching workshops. She coaches individuals with chronic and life shortening health conditions and has specialised in Pain Management. 

She has a background in Biological Sciences and Microbiology and had a previous career as a Landscape Architect and Degree Programme Director, teaching and researching landscape, well-being and older people through participatory workshops at Newcastle and Northumbria Universities.


Giuseppe Beretta – MSc

Chief Talent Officier Executive Coach, Master in General Management


Giuseppe has a multicultural C-level background across Europe. He used to run affiliated companies in Italy and abroad for the Solvay Group. He subsequently became C-level Executive Coach. The meeting point between these two professional souls lies in the passion for talent and empowerment of human capital.

As a Manager he surrounded himself with very talented people, as a Coach he leverages on Coachees’ strengths.


CEO of subsidiaries in Italy and abroad within the Solvay Group.

Appointed by the President of MIP Politecnico, he designed the MIP Coaching Academy and selected among the best ICF coaches in Italy.

Worked alongside the president of MIP as a personal advisor Carried out teaching activities within MIP.

Selected as a Coach and Mentor both at Bocconi and Insead Fontainebleau.

Took actively part in relaunching a pharmaceutical company (food supplements).

Appointed Chief Talent Officer within a fast-growing start-up.

Conducts Executive Coaching in Italy and abroad.


Bocconi: Graduated in Business Administration with full marks.

Essec: Master in General Management.

ICF Accredited Coach.

Certified Appreciative Inquiry trainer. 

Enrica Brachi – PhD

Senior Trainer, Empowerment Culture, Education Science

PhD in Training Strategies for Successfully Managing Diversity and Creating Value. Empowerment Communicative-Emotional-Relational Skills in organizations.

Enrica has worked for more than 10 years as a Lecturer for the University of Siena, both in Higher Education (Masters and Advanced Courses) and in Projects for companies and the Healthcare sector.

Senior Trainer expert in “Strategic Skills – Generative Communication – Emotional Intelligence – Leadership / Management 4.0, Team, Potential – Stress and Conflict Management.

Appreciated Professional with her LAB TRAINING with highly innovative contents, integrated with different international models (eg MIT of Boston U.LAB: Transforming Business, Society and Self, Mindset Growth, Eu-Stress, Emotional Intelligence) based on solid scientific evidence.

Lecturer in many Universities / Business Schools, Centers of Excellence, Training Companies, Companies, Confindustria offices, P.A., Foundations, Professional Orders.

“Individual Effectiveness” Certified Professional.

“Innovation Management” Consultant.


James Chen – BBA – MBA –

Certified Coach , Leadership Facilitator & Consultant

James is a solution-oriented facilitator and consultant with strengths in communication, strategy, project management, human resource management, talent development and multicultural team management. He has rich experience in HR/Strategy Consulting and international practices in the US, UK, Middle East, Asia and Greater China.

Presently James is running training programs throughout China for multinationals who have designed their programs overseas and who rely on James to both remain true to the program design as well as make it as meaningful and relevant in the Chinese context as possible. His recent clients are Chanel, Adidas, Hugo Boss, Puma, Coca Cola, Volkswagen, Cardinal Health, Bristol-Myers Squibb, Silicon Valley Bank, VMware, Fuchs, and Energy Foundation China.

Before earning his MBA from Boston, US, James worked in management consulting and training fields in Greater China region. He developed and delivered human resource development/management programs to multinational companies such as IBM, FedEx, DHL, Logitech, McDonald’s, Kraft, Johnson & Johnson, Yum Group, and SGS.

He graduated with Master in Business Administration from Hult International Business School, which is ranked No.3 in International Business by the Financial Times. He joined the school in 2006 and served Project Director, Head of Recruiting, Assistant Dean. He was the managing director of Hult Shanghai Campus and responsible for Hult’s MBA and Master programs in China before he becomes an independent consultant and entrepreneur.

He is Native in Mandarin and fluent in English, Cantonese. He also speaks Chinese Dialects; Taiwanese, Shanghainese, and Hakka.

Leadership & executive coaching
Business communication & presentation skills
Cross-cultural management
Organizational development

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