EXECUTIVE COACH — Nicola Albini brings 15 years’ business experience to individual and organizational coaching clients, primarily leaders in business and elite athletics in North America and Europe. A principal and on the board of directors of his family’s privately held international freight forwarding company, a 500+ million dollar business with 1000+ employees worldwide, Nicola is expert at the complex dynamics of personal and professional relationships, peak performance in all areas of life, finance, business, and management.

Nicola is a former board member of Polimoda in Florence, IT, and former co-owner of an Italian telecom and media start-up where he was instrumental in its development and acquisition. As President of the Tuscany, Prato YPO, Nicola organized a series of forums on ethical business practices and culture, keynoted by luminaries such as Nobel prize winning economist Amartya Sen. He was on the board of Consiagnet, a TLC responsible for digitizing the Florentine area by installing high-speed fiber-optic cable and selling phone and Internet services. Nicola has completed an Ironman and dozens of triathlons, and was an elite amateur golf player.


Certifications: Advanced Professional Coaching with Steve Chandler at University of Santa Monica, extensive Neuro Linguistic Programming Training, Personal and Business Coaching with Carolyn McCormick, Mental Toughness with Chris Dorris, affiliated with Conscious Leadership Forum (CLF) Leadership, Business Strategy, Conflict Resolution, Business and Sales Management and Development, International Business, Culture and Organizational Change, Team Building, Peak Performance, Neuro Linguistic Programming, Mental Toughness conditioning


Expertise in Logistics and Transportation, Telecom and Media, Sports, all C-Suite. Professional services, organizations and associations. Education and University system (Polimoda), Public Utilities, Fashion. Dottore in Giurisprudenza, J.D.-Law Degree, Universita’ degli Studi di Firenze, Italy; Masters in Spiritual Psychology, University of Santa Monica, Soul Centered Professional Coach Certification, University of Santa Monica


  • Created innovative operational processes that were implemented company-wide while promoting conscious cultural change at Albini e Pitigliani Spa/ Alpi Usa Inc.
  • Led creation of functional culture and business structure at G.S.C. (Global Service Communication) resulting in a viable company and facilitating its successful acquisition.
  • As YPO President in Prato, Tuscany, Nicola guided team of young entrepreneurs through a turbulent economic period (2000-2004) to emerge more resilient with a stronger business culture and the ability to maximize their position and roles in the new global economy