Country Leads

EODF Board Anissa OukhiarBENELUX, led by Anissa Oukhiar, – With a curious mind and an entrepreneurial character, Anissa’s passion is to let organizations and individuals flourish by helping them become more self-sufficient. In her daily work, she contributes to that as a consultant at the Organizational Design group of Berenschot, an independent, thoroughly Dutch management consulting firm with an international orientation. She utilises an open and collaborative approach, inspired by the Art of Hosting.
With a background in Human Resources Management and Organisational Studies (MSc), specialised in Political Sociology (South Africa), she has conducted research on individual, team and organizational level – both in The Netherlands and abroad.
UNITED KINGDOM, led by Nick Richmond,
Nick, the UK lead since 2012, has a passion to design thriving workplaces by creating healthy, meaningful work to form high performing organisations. For over 10 years Nick has worked across multiple sectors, building upon his relational approach, strategic thinking and innovative spirit to specialise in organisation design, organisational development and bringing the future to life. In his leadership roles Nick works hard to share the story of the vision and values of the organisation, creating the environment for the community to flourish and to enable capability development as we share, provoke and inspire each other in safe spaces. Nick is a Director of Tricordant, an organisation design and development consultancy which seeks to release the greatness within people and organisations. Nick is a qualified Chemical Engineer, holds an MBA with distinction, is an accredited Managing Successful Programmes practitioner and is currently completing the Practitioner Certificate in Consulting and Change at The Tavistock Institute of Human Relations.
In my spare time I support my local church and speak at business events.
EODF Board Elvira KalmarHUNGARY, led by Elvira Kalmár,

Elvira is an experienced internal and external organisation design consultant as well as an organisation and community development practitioner. She has more than 15 years experiences in developing non-profit organisations, start-ups, small and medium size businesses, multinational companies and professional communities. She enjoys developing programmes for successful organisations to meet their specific needs by supporting them to reach their next envisioned step by aligning their structure, processes and human systems. Her work is value-driven, participative, appreciative, solution and resource focused.
SPAIN, led by Saket Bivalkar,

Saket is a business and organisational coach, helping organisations to grow in a sustainable manner, while making a point that people in the organization grow as well. He is based in Barcelona, Spain, while still working with organisations across globe. His work is based on a vast array of tools, such as Agile, Lean, Solution-focused coaching, NLP and Systemic coaching. Saket is a passionate serial entrepreneur, have exited from a few ventures. His principal focus is on leadership and that has led him to develop “Versatile Leadership” which is a framework for leadership development and Leadership Pipeline development. He coaches various executives in leadership and management.
Thomas DoeringGERMANY, led by Thomas Doering,

Thomas lived through his career in The United States, the United Kingdom, Romania and now back in Germany. Prior becoming an Organizational Design Counsellor, Thomas worked for 25 years for Procter & Gamble in various leadership roles and disciplines, including Manufacturing, Engineering, Purchasing, and Planning/Project Management. The focus of his work has been people & organizational development and project management. Throughout his career, Thomas successfully helped organizations to deliver better results. His work experience includes leading international diverse teams, including remote teams. He is also a certified Coach (DGSv) and a certified OSM Consultant.
AUSTRIA, SWITZERLAND, led by Manfred della Schiava,

Manfred is the owner and managing partner of the Wissens-Berater network (1995), focusing on knowledge management, the future of work (workplace innovation) and the organisation of the future. He has knowledge and experience in guiding Social Business Transformation processes in many different organisations. His personal mission is to support human beings in business environments to achieve well being, which is the key to achieve a healthy, inspiring and productive work-life. His fundamental consulting principle is from thinking to feeling. For individuals as well as for organisations.
Manfred was born in Dornbirn, Austria, graduated in 1984 from the University of Economics in Vienna, Business Administration, has traveled extensively throughout Europe and USA. He is an accomplished public speaker, enjoys yoga, Ayurveda cooking, skiing in the mountains and the music of Mozart and Jazz.
ITALY, led by Stelio Verzera,

Stelio is passionately curious, fond of value creation, lean thinking and the ocean, He is an entrepreneur, coach, consultant and advisor in different scopes of Innovation. Since 1995 he’s been supporting organisations in their understanding and navigation of key evolutionary phases. He’s been working side-by-side with a wide variety of entrepreneurs, managers and professionals, in private and institutional organisations. His agile approach of continuous improvement has led him to learn and apply some of the most effective practices for surfing complexity, both on the strategic and on the operational levels. In 2011 he co-founded Cocoon Projects and designed its governance model, today known as LiquidO (, in fact launching the first all-in, completely emergent, adaptive organisational framework in Europe.
ROMANIA, led by Roxana Mocanu,

Roxana is Game-Changer educational entrepreneur, nurturing people curiosity and helping them to grow. Her extensive experience in developmental mentoring covers both the practical side, as a global Mentor for Women Entrepreneurs, but also in the consulting side as a designer of a diverse palette of successful mentoring schemes. “Transformation projects are like LEGO bricks – you could keep adding more and more to your portfolio, each new one will become part of an interconnected world. Our generation responsibility is to enable knowledge transfer and undertake the digital transformation while staying human” says Roxana.
Amazing connector, she has built a vivid practitioners community in Romania, with a great impact on learning and transformation. She playfully integrates Organisational Design and Development concepts, tools and techniques, brings clarity into and to increases the transformational role of Human Resources, creates a better work environment and re-invents the world of work.
Roxana invites you all to join “We are all designers by Noosfera” workshops, webinars and meetups platform, which encourages all kind of people in the organisations to explore OD, to understand the business ecosystems and to make their own contribution to change the world.

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