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Maria Giovanna Vianello

Maria Giovanna Vianello, MBA, MSc, is an Organizational Development professional and ICF Executive Coach working for Novartis, based in Singapore. Maria Giovanna holds a Masters of Business and Organizational Psychology (University of Liverpool), Master of Business Administration (EDHEC) and Bachelor of Business. With two decades of experience in the design and delivery of Organizational, Leadership Development and Learning initiatives, she has a demonstrated track record driving innovative solutions for complex organizational issues at Fortune 100 companies in the global market, thoroughly applying Appreciative Inquiry principles within multiple different business contexts, including Pharma, IT, Oil&Gas, Fashion and Hospitality. Maria Giovanna progressively experienced a combination of international and local business partnering, supporting the development of organizations across Asia, South America, US, Europe, and Africa. Maria Giovanna develops, executes and customizes innovative Organizational Design and Development strategies considering strengths-based approach and positive psychology as key success factors in every initiative she has implemented achieving huge consensus among key stakeholders within the academic and corporate environment. Maria Giovanna loves to build coaching relationships that help to unleash strengths realizing human and organizational potential. She recently co-authored with Diana Whitney and Amanda Trosten-Bloom a chapter of the book Action Learning and Action Research: Genres and Approaches (Chapter 11 - Appreciative Inquiry: Positive Action Research), edited by Ortrun Zuber-Skerritt and Lesley Wood.