Giovanna is Partner of Asterys (formerly Life Coach Lab), a global organizational development firm with more than 100 facilitators and executive coaches in more than 25 countries. She works as an Executive Coach mainly with CEOs, directors and management teams of Italian and international companies in the areas of personal transformation and effectiveness, interpersonal competencies and emotional intelligence, development of conscious leadership competencies and change management.

She did her coach training at Coach University, in Colorado  is currently qualified as a Master Certified Coach by International Coach Federation (ICF). She has also studied emotional intelligence, personal transformation, transpersonal psychology, systemic constellations, mindfulness, design thinking. She founded Federazione Italiana Coach (now ICF Italia, the Italian chapter of the most important international association of coaching professionals, the International Coach Federation), of which she was the first President in 2002.
Since 2004 she has been a member of the Board of Directors of the International Coach Federation, as Director at-large, Vice President, Secretary/Treasurer and, in 2010, as President.
Giovanna D’Alessio, with an MBA at La Jolla University (San Diego, CA) founded and ran a communications agency for 5 years when aged only 20. She then spent 7 years at Saatchi & Saatchi as a Client Director.  From 1998 she worked for Yahoo! Inc. as the head of the Italian start-up, then in the European headquarters as Marketing Director for Europe. 
In 2003 Giovanna wrote the book “Come dire No ed essere ancora più apprezzati” (How to say no and still be appreciated) published by Sperling & Kupfer. It can be bought on Amazon.
In 2013 she published “Personal Mastery. The path to transformative leadership”. In 2018 she co-authored the book “AEquacy. The new human-centered organizational design to thrive in a complex world.” with Stefano Petti.

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