Marco S. Maffei

Marco S Maffei, lic. oec. HSG, founder | CEO, powernavi ecosystems of trust

M.A. HSG, Founder & CEO
Project Leader

Executive Coach
Staff & Team Trainer
I look forward to meeting you:

Let's enjoy riding the VUCA waves!

Marco S. Maffei, born in 1977, studied Business Administration at the University of St. Gallen (M.A. HSG), specializing in Leadership, Change Management, HR Management, Public Management, and Business Ethics. He completed a postgraduate program in Military Science at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Zurich (ETH), specializing in Security Policy, International Organizations, Strategy, Tactics, Didactics, and Communication. He then deepened his leadership skills for seven years as a commander, coach, and trainer at the Special Operations Forces of the Swiss Armed Forces. Nowadays, he does military service as a management trainer in the rank of a colonel. Since 2012, he has been an entrepreneur, executive consultant, and project leader, specializing in the development of trust-based leadership, collaboration and communication in organizations.

Who he is: an open-minded VUCA wave rider with a lot of empathy, communication skills and assertiveness

What he brings to the table:

  1. over 20 years of experience as a leader
  2. over 10 years of experience as an entrepreneur
  3. over 8 years of experience as a project leader
  4. two university degrees

USP: his pioneer mindset, i. e. his agility, speed, strength, and endurance to achieve something meaningful without being distracted by superficiality

Marco specializes in:

  1. Ad hoc leadership: building and leading high-performing teams on a mission or project basis
  2. Caring for people: cultivating deep and strong relationships by building, maintaining, and restoring interpersonal trust
  3. Decision-making: reaching fast and comprehensive decisions by implementing customized Observe-Orient-Decide-Act loops

Project Management


  1. «New Stakeholder Journey», lead of an innovation project
  2. «Executive Information System», lead of an innovation project
  3. «Scalable Communication», lead of a change project
  4. «Issues Management», lead of a change project
  5. «Healthy Performance Culture», lead of a change project

Leadership Coaching


  1. «Leadership», numerous coachings
  2. «Trust Issues», numerous supervisions
  3. «Decision Making», numerous coachings
  4. «Road Mapping», numerous coachings
  5. «Learnings», numerous coachings

Staff & Team Training


  1. «Leadership & Team Excellence», moderation of numerous workshops
  2. «Field Training», director of numerous exercises, e.g. Mutual Trust
  3. «Trust Roadmap», moderation of numerous workshops, e.g. Trust Roadmap
  4. «Innovation & Intuition», moderation of numerous workshops
  5. «Trust», numerous lectures, e.g. Importance of Trust in Organizations