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Sunday 8th November 2020



Coaching will set you on the path to finding out what you truly want and how to achieve your best self.


Business owners may know their subject inside out and spend much of their time running things, but this often leaves little time to grow the company.

Coaching helps leaders to break through challenging barriers, allowing business owners to focus on actions needed to achieve their vision.


Leadership coaching is one of the most effective tools available to take your leadership development to a deeper and more sustainable level – whether focused on the individual or your entire organisation.

From personalised executive coaching to building a coaching culture across an organisation, Leadership Coaching can help equip managers in your organisation to develop the coaching skills that lead to effective conversations.

All of our Leadership Development Coaching Services can be delivered virtually allowing for flexibility to meet your needs.

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Virtual leadership coaching can help leaders prepare mentally, emotionally, and professionally to manage difficult circumstances.

Executives at Work


Just as the world’s best athletes benefit from continual coaching, so do business leaders.



Develop Coaching Skills to Create a Better Culture

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When it comes to creating a truly happy and fulfilled life, I firmly believe that the answer lies within us all.

The International Coaching Federation (ICF) defines coaching as ‘partnering with clients in a thought-provoking and creative process that inspires them to maximize their personal and professional potential.” My coaching mantra holds that message at its core, I believe people are “naturally creative, resourceful and whole” and that the individual holds the anwers with them.

As a coach, it is my job to enable you to find this for yourself.

​Strada Innovation is all about paths of discovery. It excels in guiding you carefully, so you can follow your own way with confidence. It enables you to enjoy the journey and make new discoveries for yourself en-route. It is a special avenue which encourages you to step into your potential.

With over 12 years experience in developing and implementing highly successful change management and performance management strategies in the European energy sector with a further 15 years experience as a coach.

That's over 25 years’ experience in making a difference.

I created Strada Innovation to work with a wide range of leading organisations, business leaders and business owners.​ Since then I have shared my knowledge and skills designing and delivering programmes across the following key areas:

  • ​Business Transformation and Change,

  • Performance Management 

  • Coach-Skills Training

  • Leadership Coaching 

  • Individual Professionals

  • Businesses Owners

  • Life Coaching​


Chartered Institute of Personnel & Development (CIPD)

Accredited CTI Co-Active Coach

Certified Professional Co-Active Coach, CPCC

Co-Active Executive Coach Accredited

Increase Your Power & Influence Accredited Facilitator

Fully Qualified and Accredited  with the Chartered Institute of Personnel & Development (CIPD)

Certified Professional Co-Active Coach (CPCC)  with “Coaches Training Institute” CTI, accredited by the International Coaching Federation ICF, a world-class leader in in-person experiential learning that creates transformative leadership experiences.



My experience is global and geographically diverse, I enjoy the challenge of working with different cultures, countries and organisations. I work with large global companies as well as Business Owners.

Both my business and individual coaching clients are spread nationally and globally.

I also value the opportunity to bring a service to my own local community in and around my home region of

East Anglia in the UK.

I am passionate about developing full potential and achieving increased results and consider myself to be strongly committed to moving clients forward to exceed their desired goals and aspirations.

My key strengths are a positive attitude with an enthusiastic drive to deliver in a demanding environment,

together with my expertise of aligning company brands to the values and principles of an organisation and its people.

Personal Life

Coming from an Italian family and speaking the language fluently I treasure the Italian culture and values I've grown up with.

​I enjoy life in Cornwall with my husband Andrew and Italian rescue dog Missy, my adult sons (Pietro and Nic) have now flown the nest and live in Melbourne and London respectively.




I give each client an opportunity to re-examine their path in life. Clients who finish one of my sessions come away satisfied and with an improved mindset in managing challenges and pursuing goals. I take pride in reading my clients’ testimonials and learning how I’ve helped to change their outlook on life. Check out some of their experiences below and contact me to add yours!


I have known Maria over 13 years and she has always delivered fantastic programmes for me and my clients. Her workshops and programmes are insightful, highly practical and hugely motivating. I highly recommend Maria for her professionalism, personalised support and bespoke programmes. Always going above and beyond my expectations. A great example was one of the delegates on a programme Maria developed and ran for me attributed getting her dream job in the EU in Brussels to the confidence she gained from attending Maria’s programme.

Toni Eastwood OBE, MBA


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"If you think you're too small to have an impact, try going to bed with a mosquito in the room."

Anita Roddick

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