Margo’s Biography

As an American who has lived in 6 countries on 3 continents and also holds an Italian passport, Margo is often called a “citizen of the world”. Of all the countries she has lived in, Switzerland remains her favorite and is now her home. Different countries and cultures continue to fascinate Margo and that is why she loves working with international groups and also specializes in Intercultural training. She also has a passion for working with women leaders – helping them build their confidence while at the same time preserving their softer, feminine side. In her spare time, Margo loves to play tennis, ski, run, do bikram yoga, perform on stage, go dancing, and study languages.

Margo has been doing coaching and training since 2005; as soon as she began working as a coach, she knew she had found her calling. She works with managers, c-suite leaders, as well as talents and teams in global organizations in Europe, USA and Asia. Her coaching certification is with the Coaches Training Institute (USA), and she holds an MBA in International Business (IT) and a Bachelor degree in International Relations (CH).

Previous and parallel to being in the coaching world, she was in the natural stone business. At first as Purchasing Manager, then running her own import-export brokerage company (International Stone Consultancy) from Italy. At the start of her career she worked for Bank One Investment Advisors in customer service and later for a small Italian software firm in marketing. She lives in Zurich with her family of 6.

Certifications: Master of Business Administration (CIMBA), Certified Professional Co-Active Coach (The Coaches Training Institute), MBTI (Steps I & II), Margerison-McCann Team Management Systems (TMSDI), The Leadership Circle Profile and Culture Survey, Certified Diversity & Intercultural Trainer (Texas A&M University),

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