Introducing David O’Connor

Reinvention Consultant

David has over 20 years’ experience across audit, insurance, banking, private wealth management and has worked for some of the most prestigious companies in the world, focusing on strategy implementation, team alignment, career development, organizational restructuring and target operating model implementation.

David is an expert level skills trainer in personal & corporate business model reinvention, career coaching, staff retention and (corporate environment focused) emotional intelligence. He is a certified executive coach, a “Business Model YOU” facilitator, certified in several personality analysis tools and an emotional intelligence teacher.

Being a fellow member of the Irish Institute of Chartered Accountants, a certified Trust & Estate Practitioner and an honours graduate of Dublin Business School, David brings keen financial insight with the ability to measure his consultancy impact on corporate performance.

David is Irish, has lived in Switzerland for over 11 years and has developed a very strong Swiss corporate network. Complementing his consultancy practice, David works for the University of St. Gallen where he connects with companies for the placement of MBA students into positions of executive employment.

Introducing Elisa Tirendi

Financial Performance Consultant

Elisa is a chartered accountant, a federally qualified trustee and a registered auditor.

Elisa lectures at ETH University Zürich on behalf of the Corporate Management Institute of Architects & Engineers in the areas of social service and financial management.

Being an accomplished entrepreneur, Elisa founded and manages “eti Treuhand” which offers professional accounting solutions and corporate finance services. Elisa provides corporate financial performance consulting services across our client base.

Elisa is originally from Italy and has lived in Zurich for 20 years, speaks Swiss German, German, English, Italian and is known for her incredibly extensive European network across operating businesses, retail, hospitality, banking, architecture and academia.

Introducing Denny Manimanakis

Swiss Regulatory Advisor

Denny has worked with Swiss for over 20 years, supporting several different business areas and is now the President of “kapers”, being the Trade Union for Swiss Cabin Crew Members.

Denny is passionate about employee engagement, a skilled negotiator, a talented trainer and is well known for his Swiss regulatory knowledge. He has in-depth experience in developing successful working partnerships, which benefit both the employer and employee.

Denny is Swiss with Greek heritage and speaks Swiss German, German, English, Greek, French and Italian. Denny is well connected both locally and internationally in the airline, political and trade union circles.