Florence Béraud


Florence Béraud is a learning specialist with over 15 years of experience in designing, developing and implementing training programs and resources for international clients, both in face-to-face and E-learning situations. She has experience in developing capacity building training programs that are learner-centered and very interactive. She will bring to your training projects an overall and comprehensive approach, ensuring the usefulness and efficiency of the learning process.

Florence is also a skilled facilitator with experience in facilitating medium to large size meetings using a highly participatory approach.

Florence also holds a professional certification in Training of Trainer (International Training Center of the ILO – UN agency), a postgraduate certificate in distance education (University of Edinburgh) and is certified in Learning Analytics (International Training Center of the ILO) .

Maria Dutarte

External collaborator

Maria Dutarte is a Development & Communications professional with a special interest in training event management and web-based applications. Her educational background is in international education, development communications and language studies.

Maria has over twelve years of project management experience in international development organizations (e.g. International AIDS Society (IAS), the Global Fund and International Foundation for Science (IFS)) and has been involved in numerous initiatives involving design of face-to-face & online training programs in Africa (Senegal, Morocco, Egypt, Ethiopia, South Africa) and Asia (Vietnam, the Philippines).

Her main areas of expertise are:

  • Training events and meeting
  • Development of online tools (websites, social media, online forums, databases, online applications)
  • Development of communication and training resources


Nicolas Serrière

External collaborator

Nicolas Serrière is a senior trainer and international expert on employment, with considerable experience with international organisations.

Nicolas holds a Masters of Science in Politics of Asia and Africa with the Oriental and African Studies, a BSc in Development Studies with the University College of Swansea and has studied economics at undergraduate level at the Université Louis Pasteur in Strasbourg. He has worked for 15 years for the International Labour Organisation and its training institution, the International Training Centre of the ILO based in Turin, Italy, where he was responsible for the youth employment cluster. He has developed a portfolio of activities which included the development of training packages for both residential and distance courses, relying on innovative and interactive adult learning techniques to best meet his clients’ needs.

Nicolas has also been responsible for studies on informal apprenticeship in Asian and African contexts and acted as final evaluator for youth employment projects.


Giulia Ortoleva

External collaborator

Giulia Ortoleva is an e-learning specialist and instructional designer. She has several years of experience in the design, implementation and evaluation of technology-enhanced learning curriculum, both in distance and blended format.

Additionally, she is a skilled facilitator of face-to-face trainings. With a background in neuropsychology (BSc and Master – University of Turin), she holds a post-graduate diploma in Online and Distance Education (Open University UK), as well as a PhD in Educational Technologies (Université de Genève). The focus of her doctoral thesis was specifically on the use of technology-enhanced learning activities for capacity building and professional development.

She has several years of experience in the area of adult education and technology-enhanced learning, obtained by working both in the international organisations setting (UNITAR – United Nations Institute for Training and Research and her studies), and in the academic context. She is currently working as a free-lance e-learning specialist and instructional designer (Learn to GO).

Pierre Villecourt

External collaborator

Pierre Villecourt is a graphic designer with 25 years of experience in graphical design and in the creation of E-learning courses platforms .

Pierre will help convey your message in an elegant, yet simple and effective manner.

Check his website.