Leo Salazar (San Bernardino, California, US) is a certified business coach and trainer who works with individuals and groups to align their performance with the requirements of their teams and organizations. His desire to fully understand international corporations led him to gain an MBA in International Business Development from the University of Twente’s TSM Business School (the Netherlands, 1995), as well as a master’s degree from the Greenleaf Center for Servant Leadership (US, 2008), and coaching and leadership certifications from the European Institute (Netherlands, 2014), Coaches Training Institute (CapGemini Academy, France, 2010), and Harthill Associates (UK, 2009). Leo's undergraduate work (Bachelor of Science, 1983) is from Old Dominion University (Virginia, US).
Christa Pieffers (Holten, the Netherlands) provides professional coaching and consulting advice for companies in developing their international competencies and markets. She has more than 20 years of experience in business development and marketing, and specializes in new developments and innovation. She is a professional marketer (Netherlands Institute of Marketing (NIMA) A/B) and is a graduate of the University of Groningen in International Affairs. She is also an MBA from the TSM Business School from the University of Twente. Christa is fluent in Dutch, English, German and French.
Christa's expertise and fields of intervention lead her to empowering SMEs toward successful internationalization of their products and/or services. Through coaching, hands-on support or advice on how to set up or expand international business activities. Characteristic of Christa is her ability to combine her academic background with a practical and result-oriented approach.
Vin Morar (Manchester, UK) is a British national. He is a specialist in Enterprise and Management Development programs. He has 27 years of experience, having worked in many (35+) countries in Asia, Africa, Middle East and Europe.
Vin's expertise and fields of intervention are in entrepreneurial skills training design & delivery. Clients include multinational corporations as well as institutions such as EU (Phare); DfID (UK); Senter & Nuffic (Netherlands); UNIDO (UN) and major universities. Vin has both a strong conceptual understanding of world cultures as well as practical experience. He has direct international experience of working with large enterprises, intermediary organizations, NGOs, academic institutions and government agencies.
Saarah Choudhury (Sheffield, UK) is a graduate of University College London (UCL), one of the world’s elite research universities. Her primary business experience is within the field of retail management at Covent Garden, one of the most international sales locations in the world.
While she is a born and bred Brit, she travels extensively for work as well as for leisure, and has both visited and lived in countries within the Middle East, Asia, Europe, and the Americas.
Saarah’s role is integral to the effective management and operation of BRIL.Solutions. Her personal multilingual and multicultural background and expertise provide the company with clear insight into the realities of progressive interaction within international environments.