About Me

Certified Leadership, Executive & Career Coach (PCC)
Keynote Speaker | Corporate Trainer

I’m Bruna De Palo, founder of Think and Act differently Ltd, specialised in neuroscience-based coaching and training. With over 20 years of experience in the corporate sector and 1800+ hours of coaching experience, I have been assisting Fortune 100 and 500 leaders by converting theoretical frameworks into memorable, brain-based tools and actionable strategies. With extensive worldwide experience (US, EMEA, India, and China), I have collaborated with international teams across various industries, including financial services, banking, technology, healthcare, and non-profit. Clients’ feedback led to achieving the status of Platinum Coach at a world-leading coaching organisation. 

My unique neuroscience-based approach to developing Human Leadership

I show leaders how their brain works and the mechanisms that trigger human behaviours so they can optimise their brain functions and expand their understanding of themselves and others.

I utilise a blended, pragmatic, empowering and directive approach which balances results-based coaching and mentoring to suit the circumstances and optimise the understanding of human behaviour.

Professional Certified Coach PCC, Co-Active® Coach, NLP Practitioner, Results Trained Coach, Member of the International Coaching Federation and the British Neuroscience Association, applying the highest standards in coaching and training.

Her enquiry techniques and useful resources provided immediate results to change my paradigm and give me clarity. Bruna is warm and genuine; we hit it off from the first session! I highly recommend Bruna as an excellent coach.
Valentina Oyewunmi Rotimi, MBA – People & Organisation Business Partner at Solarisbank

Italian, born in Rome in 1977 and living in London since 2012, I have been training at the top UK and US schools on neuroscience, psychology and history:

Check out my LinkedIn profile for more details. 

Coaching and training clients worldwide for Fortune 500 organisations in finance, banking, technology

I am specialised in training clients on understanding the “why” behind human behaviour and helping them optimise their brain functions in regards to:

Mental Agility | Emotional Intelligence | Decision Making | Intuitive Intelligence | Developing Charisma and Executive Presence | Effective Communication | Team Empowerment | Creative Thinking | Conflict Management | Behavioural Change | Problem Solving | Stress Management | Coaching Skills for Leaders 

My 6-day training course:
“Applied Neuroscience – Advanced Skills for Coaches”

I am the creator and trainer of the ICF accredited 6-day, experiential course “Applied Neuroscience: Advanced Skills for Coaches” for the global coaching academy “Animas Centre for Coaching”.  The course equips qualified coaches with neuroscience knowledge and advanced brain-based tools to better impact human behaviour. Learn more ->

Bruna is an excellent coach who is personable and lovely to work with. She is an expert in emotional intelligence and leadership behavior, I highly recommend working with Bruna!
Sandra Januszewski – Senior Technical Recruiter at Facebook

Official Bio

With a unique, innovative and practical evidence-led, neuroscience-based approach ICF certified Executive, Leadership and Career Coach Bruna De Palo empowers leaders to understand why the brain triggers certain behaviours and how to optimise its functions. With more than 20 years’ experience working in the corporate sector, and with an ability to bring cutting-edge neuroscience concepts to life through practical frameworks and tools, she is regarded as a powerhouse in fostering Human Leadership versus Business Leadership.

Unofficial Bio