C-Level Advisory & Coaching

We Support Leaders Through Change & Value Creation

We support leaders and management teams to help them implement the essential changes and transformations needed to boost the company’s performance and results. We can accompany the CEO, directors, managers individually, and the management team collectively. We assist them in 6 areas:


To improve leaders’ performance, impact, & energy

  • Support for new C-level positions
  • Supporting role changes and transitions
  • Developing leadership and managerial skills
  • Handling difficult situations
  • Support in achieving objectives


To strengthen the collective effectiveness of the management team

  • Creation of Management Committee / EXCOM
  • Reorganization of Management Committee / EXCOM
  • Alignment between partners, directors, president/CEO
  • Resolving conflicts & managing difficult relationships
  • Strengthening cooperation and collaboration
  • Improving collective functioning and efficiency


To promote the strategic alignment of managers and operations

  • Collective strategic review
  • Defining the 3- or 5-year vision
  • Redefining the business model
  • Collective definition of the roadmap and corporate objectives
  • Definition of KPIs and performance monitoring
  • Definition of corporate action plans


To develop values, managerial practices & team engagement

  • Conducting employee surveys and defining plans to improve team well-being and engagement
  • Developing corporate values
  • Definition of a managerial skills framework
  • Improving managerial practices


To improve organization & operational efficiency

  • Organizational design
  • Organization chart definition
  • Improving the efficiency of departments, sites or BUs
  • Improving cooperation and collaboration within the company


To improve recruitment, development, retention, and talent performance

  • Definition of the company’s HR policy
  • Definition of recruitment needs and workforce planning
  • Development of the employer brand
  • Assistance in defining a training and development plan

Our Strengths

Efficient Diagnostic Tools

We are a specialist in HR audits and assessments, and can use our digital tools to start our support with an enlightening diagnosis that enables us to gain a detailed understanding of the situation, raise our customers’ awareness and rapidly identify areas for improvement.

A Change-Oriented Approach

We intervene to facilitate the implementation of essential and critical changes or transformations required for the company’s success. We support our customers by taking into account the emotional, relational, organizational and material aspects of change.

Stakeholder Alignment

We take into account the impact of change on all stakeholders, and promote awareness among all our customers’ stakeholders. We can work on the alignment of several parties: shareholders, chairman, CEO, directors, managers, teams, etc.

Individual and collective coaching & advisory

We can support the CEO, directors, managers individually and the management team collectively. Individual work is more focused on awareness, personal development and decision-making, while team work is more focused on relationships, communication, alignment and co-construction.

Our Clients




Our Values




Your contact

David Chouraqui / Executive consultant & coach

Areas of expertise:

  • Management and governance
  • Emotional and relationship intelligence
  • Entrepreneurship and business development
  • Corporate finance, M&A and private equity
  • Team well-being and performance

For the past 10 years, David has been working with leaders, entrepreneurs and managers to help them manage and drive change, and develop their businesses and teams. He specializes in supporting leaders and management teams during times of transition.

  • C-Level Advisor & Coach
  • HEC Grande Ecole graduate
  • Trained in systemic coaching (Organisation and Relationship Systems Coaching) and HOGAN-certified (Leadership Personality Assessments)
  • Since 2012: Founder of WINGMIND, a human capital consulting firm
  • 2010-2015: Digital entrepreneur. Founder of Closing Circle, a digital media company dedicated to private equity and mergers & acquisitions, which he sold to the Leaders League media group in July 2015.
  • 2005-2010: Private equity investor. European business development manager for a US private equity firm specializing in the acquisition of technology and telecom companies
  • Since 2013: Professor of management, entrepreneurship and finance at business school


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