Silvia Damiano is a charismatic and thought provoking speaker, master facilitator and author on the topics of the Neuroscience of Leadership, Emotional Intelligence and Engagement. A passionate teacher and entrepreneur, Silvia knows the secrets of how the leadership brain to be developed to achieve commercial advantage in the 21st century. Silvia has worked in a number of countries around the world and enjoys the challenges of helping leaders maximise their potential to improve team and business performance.
Silvia is the author of bestselling book “Engage Me” and many articles on the topics of engagement, emotions and leadership. She recently launched a new international book titled 'Leadership is Upside Down' which covers the cutting edge i4 NeuroLeader Model and online assessment tool. Silvia's i4 Model is the only leadership model based on latest in neuroscience research on brain and body processes.
Winner of the 2006 Learning Excellence Award from AITD (Australian Institute for Training and Development) for the best project in the finance industry, Silvia has degrees in Science, Sociology and the Neuroscience of Leadership. She is a highly experienced master facilitator, engaging speaker and inspiring coach.
Adventurous and always looking for new challenges, Silvia established “About my Brain” with the purpose of promoting emerging talent and enhancing brain awareness in the community. As part of this venture, she launched and directed the First Brain Art Exhibition, a unique event that aimed to bring together neuroscience, business and the arts. In 2011, Silvia was nominated for the Telstra Women in Business Awards because of her vision and determination in pioneering the integration of such distinct disciplines.