We have very skilled speakers and trainers among our members

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Menekse Ahbab

Menekse Ahbab is a practitioner of Points of You, a great coaching game to engage, learn, and grow. This powerful tool helps discover and expand your points of view while engaging you to boost your creative thinking..

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Diana Brandl

Diana Brandl continuously supports the role of the management assistant by speaking at international events and publishing various articles in Germany and abroad focusing on Digital Transformation, Personal Branding, Strategic Networking, Mentoring, Diversity and Social Media.  

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Shelagh Donnelly

Canadian Shelagh (pronounced “Sheila”) Donnelly educates and coaches people who are focused on career fulfillment. After three decades in the career, and drawing on formal education in adult learning, Shelagh began speaking and writing full time in 2019. In addition to her Exceptional EA website, which she founded in 2013, she writes about governance and business for a major corporation. Shelagh speaks at conferences and delivers onsite training for government, higher education, governance and business audiences, including a stock exchange and corporations such as the NBA.

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Michela Luoni

Michela took the ACEA certification, is fluent in English and Spanish, writes and talks about topics she has practical experience in, such as organisation workflows, app and new trends, the transition from EA to another career, brand identity & brand reputation, communication in the digital era.

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Helen Monument

A longstanding member and former European Chairman of IMA, Helen Monument is an experienced Executive Assistant and Team Leader. She is passionate about sharing her experiences with like-minded professionals across the world as a Mentor, Coach, Conference Speaker, Trainer and Writer. She believes that Assistants have a responsibility to share their knowledge and experience. Her goal is to ‘pay it forward’ by inspiring Assistants to be the best they can be.

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Julia Schmidt

Julia Schmidt has worked as an Executive Assistant for over 25 years, holding roles in Brazil, her home country, and Norway, where she has been living since 1998. She has worked in industries as different as Public sector, Publishing, Oil & Gas services, IT, and Bank and Finance. She is known for being a passionate advocate for people development and in helping others succeed and embrace their leadership skills.

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Laura Belgrado

Laura Belgrado has travelled around the globe coaching Executive & Personal Assistants. She is a licensed Executive Coach (AoEC and ICF Certified). She has long and vast experiences working with top global CEOs as their trusted EA and advisor.

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Lucy Brazier OBE

As CEO of Marcham Publishing, specialist publishers of Executive Support Magazine – a global training magazine dedicated to the professional development needs of senior and aspiring administrative professionals – Lucy works with the best trainers of Executive Assistants from around the world to deliver the most up-to-date and current training in the market

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Adam Fidler

Adam Fidler is the Principal and Founder of Adam Fidler Academy, which offers insprational teaching and learning for PAs, EAs and business support professionals. His most popular courses ‘Get Ahead as an Executive PA’ and ‘The Strategic Executive Assistant’ have run regularly since 2011, in Manchester, London – and internationally.

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Andrea Macarie

Andrea is fluent in 5 languages and writes and talks about a variety of topics she has formal training and practical experience in, such as innovation, change management, self-leadership and corporate culture & communication.

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Karen Nanninga

Karen is passionate about accompanying people on their personal development paths: when delivering training to a group or when coaching individuals. Karen’s experience as a Trainer and Coach is combined in her voluntary program "Embrace Life!", that contains psycho-oncological support, medical/life coaching and a workshop series for women with and after breast cancer.

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