Based in Johannesburg, South Africa
Eric Albertini (Phd) is founder of The Future Fit Academy, a center of excellence in one of South Africa’s private business schools. He is also a partner and shareholder at Ennea International group of companies. Eric is a human behavioral and leadership development specialist. He has over 25 years of experience in instructional design and has designed and facilitated leadership development work globally.
During his career Eric has held senior positions in global corporates in the areas of sales, marketing, operations, leadership development and strategy. He has also held various roles at leading educational institutions including University of Stellenbosch, University of Cape Town, University of the Witwatersrand, University of Johannesburg, the American Management Institute, Duke CE, and Leoron (UAE).
Prior to founding the Future Fit Academy Eric worked with global management consulting and leadership development firms including EY – People Advisory Services, The Center for Creative Leadership, City and Guild (UK) and Ennea International. He was instrumental in setting up Standard Bank’s Global Leadership Center – the largest leadership development center on the African continent. Amongst other, Eric has consulted to and worked with the following clients: Standard Bank, Barclays, HSBC, Deutsche Bank, EY Consulting,Total SA, Liberty Life Insurance, Hollard Insurance, Edcon Group, Massmart Academy, JD Group, Toyota SA, Jaguar LandRover, The Bidvest Group, and various SOE’s and Public Sector companies.
An Italian and South African national, Eric is passionate about helping individuals and organizations realize their full potential. He is a devote family man and lives by the mantra “elegance in simplicity”.
Eric completed his Doctorate in Philosophy (Leadership), and holds a Masters in Philosophy (Personal & Professional Leadership), a B.Comm (Hons) degree in Financial Management (Cumm Laude) and the IMM Diploma in Marketing Management.
Having operated at all levels within both local and international organisations Eric is able to engage and connect with leaders to help them define and adapt to the changing complexities of business.
Eric is an executive coach and mentor, and has a passion for helping people achieve their full potential. Eric is a Co-Active Coach having trained with the Coaching Training Institute, and accredited in the use of the 5 Lens Development Platform. His areas of speciality include: The Future World of Work and Developing Future Skills, Team Effectiveness, Leading Virtual Teams, Working Across Barriers, Curiosity & Strategic Intuition for Leaders, Personal Mastery and Leadership Agility (Cultural & Learning Agility).