GABRIELLA OPAZ (Business Development Director)

Native to Chicago, Gabriella is an executive leadership coach specialising in intercultural communication, emotional intelligence, public speaking and conscious leadership development. For over 15 years, she has applied her extensive expertise in fields of mindfulness, diversity, equity, inclusion, mediation and strategic leadership to her work with major universities, startups, corporations and organisations internationally.

Based in Portugal, Gabriella is the co-founder of Educate to Communicate, a certified yoga instructor, a SIY (Search Inside Yourself) leadership coach, an award-winning speaker and author, and a TEDx speaker and trainer. Gabriella has a Bachelor’s in Psychology (graduating summa cum laude) and a Master’s in Education, focusing on human-centric learning models, from the University of Minnesota. She also has an English as a Second Language (ESL) teaching certificate from Hamline University.