Stephen is a life and leadership coach. He has coached individuals, entrepreneurs, managers, artists and students in the U.S., Canada, Italy, Spain, and Germany. He holds the qualification of Associate Certified Coach (ACC) with the International Coach Federation (ICF), the largest professional coaching organization in the world. He is certified in Brain-Based Coaching by the NeuroLeadership Institute, one of the world’s premier human performance training organizations. Brain-based coaching is about helping the client to make positive changes in their professional and personal life by improving their thinking.
Stephen has worked for over 25 years in the finance and tech sectors, where he has held management and leadership roles with leading companies, including Cisco Systems, BNP Paribas-Fortis, AT&T and CIT. He has extensive international experience, having worked in Europe, North America and Latin America and speaks several languages – English, Italian, French, Spanish, Portuguese, German and Armenian – to varying degrees of proficiency.
Stephen holds an MBA from Bocconi University in Milan, Italy and a B.S. in Industrial and Labor Relations from Cornell University in the United States.
He lives in New York with his family. In his free time he practices meditation and enjoys running, animals, traveling, learning new languages and playing piano.