Ernesto is an experienced business consultant, change specialist, learning facilitator and entrepreneur. As a business consultant, Ernesto has accumulated 15 years in the areas of Organisational Development, Change Management and Culture Change whilst working for leading consulting firms like Atos Consulting and PwC. His experience covers a number of organisations across different sectors both, in the UK and internationally. Some of the organisations he previously has previously worked for include: RBS, HSBC, the British Ministry of Justice and Department for Works and Pensions, Transport for London, DHL, Subway Restaurants, easyJet, M&S and The Global Fund when was part of the United Nations.
After leaving his job as Management Consultant for PwC, Ernesto founded Expanding Leadership, a people development company that specialises in designing and delivering Leadership development programmes. Ernesto is also often seen facilitating seminars and workshops on personal development and as a guest speaker in conference both in the UK and abroad. Whilst working as business consultant, Ernesto also started his career as entrepreneur and he has set up three successful franchised businesses. His ventures include a chain of high-street restaurants and two other businesses in the retail and service sectors. Together with his business partners, they now give employment to more than 250 people.
Mariano is a global specialist in Senior Leadership Development, Talent Management, Executive Coaching, High Performing Leadership Teams, and Agile Leadership. With more than 21 years of experience working for or consulting blue-chip companies, including General Electric, Sanofi, Citi, Barclays, MoneyGram and Deutsche Bank, his passion is growing agile, mindful, connected global leaders.
Mariano has worked with senior leadership and HR teams across the world to define and implement learning strategies that align talent with organisational goals. He has extensive experience creating talent development programmes for high potentials, facilitating workshops, coaching senior leaders, and developing high performing teams. Mariano has worked across the USA, South America, Europe, Middle East, Africa and Asia Pacific.
As a guest lecturer on Executive Coaching at Birkbeck College, University of London, and through various speaking engagements, Mariano disseminates the application of neuroscience and technology to leading self and others. He’s an experienced public speaker, having delivered keynotes to audiences of 200 Senior Leaders in topics ranging from Leadership Development to Talent Management and Diversity.
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