BRIAN GROVES is a DipM FCIM Chartered Marketer, CTI-trained Co-Active Coach, Freelance Trainer and Author, supplying professional and personal development to a portfolio of corporate clients and individuals, mainly motivated young and mid-life professionals who wish to live their potential, in education, work or life in general.
Publishing his first book in 2009, Brian’s writing unites coaching, performance, and work, plus more recently, inspirational poetry including haiku.
As an Adjunct Professor at the Università Cattolica, Milan, Italy, Brian teaches the International graduate course Leadership coaching: bringing potential to the stage of work and provides teaching, tutoring, coaching, and mentoring as part of the International Virtual Internship Program.
In past semesters, he additionally taught the International graduate course Personal marketing: performance skills at work, plus the Interfaculty postgraduate course Training through drama and coaching for work. In 2012, as a Visiting Professor, he taught this course at the Pontifical University of John Paul II in Krakow, Poland.
Born in Brighton, England, Brian started his career in the corporate worlds of London and Brighton. Moving to Italy, initially to teach English, Brian resided in Milan for many years. He now lives in Modena, Italy, with his fiancée.
A passion for music, sport and the theatre, examples of channeling the power of preparation and practice into peak moments of performance, have accompanied him throughout his journey to now. Other pastimes include reading, jogging and managing a professional and personal development blog.
Committed to living mindfully, Brian is a Mitra (‘friend’ in Sanskrit) in the Triratna Buddhist Community.