Mario Castagnetta is the Founder and Director of Synchronicity SA, an international Human Resources Consulting company providing medium-to-large international organisations with products and services in the domain of Personal Development and Potential, Management Development, Talent Engagement and Retention, Knowledge Sharing, Coaching and Career Counselling.
Synchronicity supplies its services to well known medium-to-large international organisations such as Agilent Technologies, Bulgari, Cap Gemini, Ernst & Young Consultants, Cisco, Ferrero, Firmenich, Jabil , Hewlett-Packard Europe, PwC, Hitachi, Nespresso, Nestlé, Nextrom, Novartis, Philip Morris, SGS, ST Microelectronics, Tetra Pak and Vestas.
Before establishing Synchronicity, Castagnetta was a Training & Development Manager at Hewlett Packard in Italy (1988-1995) and in Switzerland (1995-97).
Since the founding of Synchronicity, he has been invited regularly by IMD Management Development Institute (Lausanne) to participate as a Coach in both public (Mobilizing People) and private (RWE, PwC, Bertelsmann, Borealis, Adecco, Skanska) programmes.
Mario Castagnetta is also an Executive Coach. In the last 10 years he has coached senior directors and executives in a number of well-known companies (Al Hokair, Bulgari, Nextrom, Novartis, TetraLaval, Hewlett Packard, PwC, IMD, Cardinal Health and Nokia). In March 2006 he established the Synchronicity MEA office in Dubai (www.synchronicity.ae).
Mario Castagnetta has been part of PwC ESB Coaches Pool since 2004. He designed the Leader as Coach (LAC) programme and at present is actively involved in the following programmes: DHVCR, Coaching for Performance, MyWay, Leading International Teams and Partner Development Workshop. Mario designed and coordinates a Coaching Intervention for the Partners of PwC Cyprus and also facilitates programmes and conferences in PwC Middle East.
Mario Castagnetta graduated summa cum laude with a degree in Clinical Psychology from the University La Sapienza
, Rome in 1985.