About Us

First registered in 1993, we are the world’s longest established Professional Life Coach and Executive Coach training company. As well-established leaders in the field of personal development, we work with both individuals and companies to raise their levels of self-empowerment and achievement. Since 2010 we have been growing a worldwide network of strategic partners and licensed distributors and are now delighted to be trading in 52 countries around the globe.

Our motto is “fortune favours the prepared mind” and all of our courses, presentations and products are designed to provide you with the mindset you need to make the most of the life ahead of you. We firmly believe everyone has the ability to be, do and have anything they desire. So if you have the willingness to learn, we can provide the rest. Life Coaching as we know and understand it today originated in the USA in the 1980s but has more recently gained public recognition throughout the world where it is enjoying phenomenal growth as more and more people discover the advantages for themselves. Life Coaching is sweeping the country in so many aspects of corporate and personal life that you almost wonder how we ever managed before. More and more people are experiencing an eagerness to become a professional – recent figures indicate that coaching is now the second fastest growing industry in the world- second only to the IT industry


Become a Noble Manhattan Coach and Make A Difference. Be part of our prestigious Coach Training Institute and Empower yourself! Your Business Executive and Life Coach Diploma will give you tools for life to inspire others to be the best version of themselves.

And with a pool of FREE resources to constantly build on your skills, from coaching support groups around the world, you can be sure you are learning and sharing with great minds to reach your full coaching potential. Join our Noble Manhattan Coaching Company and be part of something great!


To create a safe and supportive coaching community with like-minded people. By sharing our experience and knowledge, we work together to find solutions to life challenges in our powerful mastermind groups. And with a team of dedicated coaches, we build our business, increase our visibility and become the worldwide leaders in coach training.

We offer more than only training to our students and coaches

Your journey as a Coach-To-Be

Meet our team

Gerard O’Donovan

Founder and CEO

Gerard is an internationally acclaimed authority in coaching and leadership, and at the same time he is the CEO of the IIC&M. He is a world-class coach, motivational speaker, consultant, author and trainer.

Hulya Kurt

Managing Director Switzerland

Master Distributor Noble Manhattan Switzerland and President of the Geneva Coaching
Support Group, offering elite coach training programs.
She is CEO at InnKick and Career Action&Ado Coach and helps
1. Develop human performance through interactive programs and workshops
2. Work on specific projects through one-on-one counselling and mentoring
3. 121 coaching


Ignacio Ravena

Executive Vice President / Zurich Coaching Support group Officer

With more than 18 years leading cross-functional projects in different countries and industries, Ignacio combines his acquired experience with the unique approach of Ontological Coaching to support people to reach their best version.

Curious, engineer, father of 3 daughters, Ignacio loves immersive travel, outdoors and meditation. His motto is “Let’s make it happen”.

Naomi Wernecke

President of the Zürich Coaching Support Group

Naomi is a Personal Development Coach based in Zürich and offers online, outdoor, on the move as well as in-person coaching.

After gaining valuable experience in the events, hospitality and corporate worlds, Naomi quickly recognized that motivating, encouraging, and empowering those around her is what fuels her source of energy.

In the past 10 years, she has successfully coordinated a mentorship programme, led a branch of a women’s running community and just recently co-founded UP Zürich, a community that aims to break the stigma around mental health in Zürich.

Maximiliano Espejo

VP Public Relations & Zurich Coaching Support Group

Maximiliano began his professional journey with a Bachelor’s degree in Hospitality, after over 10 years of working experience within the Luxury, Travel, and Event industries throughout different cities such as Buenos Aires, Paris, Geneva, Doha, Miami, Sydney, and Zurich. He decided to start his own path as an entrepreneur in the Wellbeing and Corporate Event sectors, co-founding Betreat, where he was able to combine his passion for Public Relations, wellbeing and coaching. Together with his Master’s Degree in Entrepreneurship and Talent management, along with his certifications as a Spiritual Coach he ambitions to guide, empower, and connect the community to their fullest potential.


Bianca Paraschiv 

Marketing Strategy Manager

Bianca recently relocated to Switzerland. She is a young professional with varied experience in marketing, sales, and business analysis, obtained by working for companies with different profiles. Bianca is passionate about products, services, brands, and customers, and how to bring them together in an integrated marketing strategy.

Eric Adu Boahen

Digital Officer & Geneva Coaching Support Group

He’s a self-taught web and graphic designer currently living in Ghana West Africa. He’s an Aspiring professional Accountant pursuing a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration With Option In Accounting and Finance. He’s an innovator and a highly motivated individual with demonstrated working history in the creative industry In Ghana.


Sebastian Vera

ınternational program Coordinator & Geneva Coaching Support Group

Experienced International Program Coordinator with a demonstrated history of working in the education management industry. Skilled in Study Abroad Programs, Sales Operations, Academic Advising, Multimedia, Content Creator and Marketing. Strong community and social services professional with an MBA from EU Business School – Switzerland.

Farah Mutiara Sungkar

Personal Account Manager & Geneva Coaching Support Group

Farah was born and raised in Indonesia, she graduated from Teesside University in Prague in 2016, and currently pursuing MBA with International Marketing at EU Business School – Geneva. She is an experienced Sales and Marketing Manager, working for 5 years in fast-moving consumer goods and retail companies all over the Asia Pacific, including Singapore, Indonesia, Hong Kong, and South Korea. Farah is trying to expand her Sales and Marketing career in Europe to continuously gain new skills while bringing her knowledge and experience to Noble Manhattan.


Boglarka Matyasi

Talent Acquisition and Expansion Manager - Zurich

Over the past 10 years Boglarka worked in the wine business as an international wine expert in product and event management and customer coordination fields. As a winelover she wrote professional wine articles and was a jury member on many wine competitions.  During the pandemie she has found another big passion in life in personal development. Breaking down social and personal differences and expectations and concentrating on accepting and strengthening our values is her main coaching ars poetica.  She’s a mother of two girls and a happy owner of a dog.’

Saghar Gandomani

Coaching Support Group Officer - Zurich

Born and grown in Iran/Esfahan. She received her Bachelor’s (Law) and Master’s (Private Law) from Iran before she went overseas to continue her second Master’s degree in International and comparative law at the University of Zurich. During her studies in Iran, she wrote two books about “Law text” and “Civil law” in her field of research. After finishing her first Master’s, she worked as a legal advisor in Koleh Saz Sanat Co. Meanwhile, she was an active volunteer in different NGOs, namely Zaman charity and Isfahan Handicapped Support Society (IHSS). Currently, she is a member of the organization of women in international trade (OWIT) (lake Geneva) and actively works for an equal world for everyone. Since May 2022, she has joined Nobel Manhattan Coaching LTD as a support group officer in Zurich city.

Barbara Roux-Levrat

Strategic Partner of the Geneva Coaching Support Group

Barbara has been a Life and Executive Coach for the past 10 years and her speciality is
helping women who are too nice become kick-ass in every area of their lives.
Through your journey with her, you can expect fast, immediate transformation as you change from the inside out.



Digital Marketing Officer & Geneva Support Group

Natalia is an enthusiastic young professional in digital marketing. Finished her bachelor in Business Administration and aiming to work in marketing or HR. Willing to bring new ideas and contribute to the prosperity of the team.

Join Our Team

We are always looking for enthusiastic individuals to join our team of volunteers. Contact our Managing Director Hulya Kurt on hulya.kurt@noble-manhattan.com if you would like to get involved.