Our Training Programme

INTRODUCING OUR TRAINERS

Training has started in Berlin, Brussels, Helsinki, and Milan!

We would like to share with you profiles of our main trainers in each of the four cities.

You will also find videos at the bottom of this page and on our YouTube Channel of each trainer personally introducing himself to you!

Paola is an experienced Founder with a demonstrated history of working in the information technology and services industry, and a skilled Attorney at law, with specific focus on Corporate Law, Domestic and International Contract Law and European Law. She’s a strong entrepreneurship professional with a Master of Laws focused in Law&Economics from Università Commerciale ‘Luigi Bocconi’.
Nico runs a leadership coaching and training practice, focusing on supporting entrepreneurs to perform at their best regardless of circumstances and moods. He is a serial entrepreneur with business experience in different EU countries and industries (FMCG, service, retail, hospitality). He worked with NGOs, institutions, events and companies alike (Greenpeace, the Italian consulate, TEDx conference, are some examples). Most importantly: he failed a lot, and he’s not done yet!
Francesco Quartuccio is passionate about technology with a solid experience in creating new business. Graduated in nuclear engineering with an MBA from the MIP, he has held positions with increasing responsibilities in leading consulting firms and multinational companies. Moving from the creation of new commercial offices to global marketing manager position. Today, he is the marketing and sales manager for Xmetrics, a startup founded by himself and other 4 friends in 2014. Xmetrics was awarded in 2014 with the Marzotto prize, the most important award in Italy for a startup. He is also mentor for the YEP program and Impact…
Arlo is an Attorney at law and the Managing Partner of an independent law firm; he focuses his activity on advising entrepreneurs and professionals, with a specific attention on the protection of intellectual and industrial property assets, e.g. autorship rights, trademarks, commercial names and merchandising, advertising, domain names e cybersquatting, counterfeiting and passing-off, patents, know-how, trade secrets, technology transfer and licensing, information technology and tlc, software, database, design, industrial design, interior design, architectural design, web design, fashion design.
Petri is an experienced Senior Advisor with a demonstrated history of working in the education management industry. Strong community and social services professional skilled in E-Learning, Coaching, Entrepreneurship, Lecturing, and Organizational Development. His prior experience as incubator manager, gives him a large network of support bodies and vast knowledge in managing different startups at their early stage.
Mikael has a number of years of experience in consulting (business development, corporate control & information systems projects) and has worked in many projects of developing strategic management systems for the Finnish industry. In small companies side he manages a small real estate investment company and act as a board member in a number of SME companies.
Hanna is excellent in facilitating personal growth and empowering others. She can bring out the best in people and is truly passionate about it. As an active, open and social person who loves to interact with people she in truly engaging. Her expertise lies in human resources development processes, coaching and intercultural trainings.
Seyha is an experienced consultant at Accenture with more than 5 years of international experience in management consulting. Seyha has worked on a large array of engagements within the financial industry in cost reduction program; business case definition; operating model definition; large and complex system integration and; data management strategy definition.
Jacinta specialises in Business Design and Evaluation with a special interest in development projects and in particular their sustainability and impacts on beneficiaries. She has evaluated several agricultural development interventions in Africa and established best practises for effectiveness and efficiency, which is instrumental to policy and development managers. Currently, she is the co-founder and President of ACP DYSS, an NGO focused on building the capacity of ACP Diaspora youth for development work in their countries in partnership with regional organisations. She is committed to strengthening the effectiveness of pro-poor interventions and the fight against poverty amongst African rural communities.
Adeleye Adetona
Adeleye’s experience is in the field of Digital Communications Strategy, Social Media Marketing and Creative Media. He has worked with teams and provided these services for clients and brands including FMCGs, start-ups, and Non-Profit Organisations. He is the co-founder of Grappleline, Nigeria, and for VeriCampus, USA. His experience rests also in having trained young entrepreneurs in developing Business Plans using the Business Model Canvas and the Lean Model.
Abiodun Dominic Odunuga
A development professional with international project management experience. Adiodun has over six years of experience in the field of Event Management, Project Management, Business Development, Social Entrepreneurship/Innovation, and consulting for small and medium scale enterprises (SMEs). Other field experiences entail development of policy solutions to social and environmental challenges at local, national, regional and global levels.
Sebastian has a history spanning back more than 20 years as a resourceful communication consultant, creating value by bridging creativity with business strategy and innovation. His career has witnessed engagement in Enterprise Computing, IT, Consultancy, FMCG, whilst he is currently certifying as a systemic organisational consultant. He has B2B and B2C experience in Europe (Paris, Milan and Madrid), the US and Latin America, leading cross-functional teams.
Friederike is a freelance consultant focused on combining data-driven with user-centred innovation. She has experience in both corporate as well as institutional environments and has worked closely with tech startups across Europe. In addition, she volunteers for 180 Degrees Consulting Berlin, the largest pro-bono consultancy that connects students and young professionals with social organisations to increase their reach and impact.
Alejandro has over 10 years of experience as a facilitator, NFE trainer and consultant for organisations, grassroot initiatives, individuals and entrepreneurs. His past experience includes WeTek Pfefferberg, AIESEC, Ministry of Foreign Affairs and ILISA in Costa Rica. Currently, he freelances as a consultant and coach at 180 Degrees Consulting, Berlin and he is the Project Manager for the Berlin branch of the social startup SPEAK.

Introductions to our Trainers

Sebastian Wolf Siebzehnrübl

Nicola Olivieri

Paola Pellini

Petri Katajarinne

Friederike Möller

Arlo Canella

Fabio Sgaragli

Hanna Smorodinzeff

Stephan Chigbo

Swiri Mary

Chinwe Ogbonna

Adiodun Dominic Odunuga

Julius Chinye