expertise and passion about Leadership!

alp is a European network of professionals who are passionate about leadership development, emotional intelligence and learning. alp’s members combine academic and practitioners with backgrounds and experiences in the field of education, personal and organizational development from all over the world. alp members share a common passion in new approaches to leadership and in non-formal learning supporting the “opening up” of people’s potential.

alp has been formally set up in 2011 in Austria as a non-profit organisation and has a wide European network with organisations and individuals active in the field of emotional intelligence and leadership.

alp’s method is based on experiences, embodiment activities, deep reflection, promoting authenticity and self-discovery. alp members have a proven record in supporting adults in exploring their inner potential and leadership.



Liz Smith


Over 21 years’ experience working in the voluntary sector & even longer as a volunteer, most of which were with a worldwide organisation for

Vice president of alp

Anne Rise


Experiences throughout my life have contributed to my current passion for the development of individuals, whether in a professional, organisational, or personal setting. I


Angelica Paci


10 years experience as a company adviser for designing and implementing quality systems (ISO 9001 standards) 12 years working in the field of non

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Maria Luisa Pagano

Full Member

Over 30 years of working experience in the non-formal education field as trainer and youth worker, supporting the personal and professional development of young


Julia Brauegg

Full Member

8 years (and countinuing) experience in working with international NGO; LLM with Human Rights and International Law focus; diplomas in communication training, facilitation and


Irene Rojnik


15 years experience in working with International NGO; Master in communication; degree in mediation, master in systemic coaching and organizational development; expertise and interest

Paola Bortini

Paola Bortini


For the past 20 years I have been fascinated with strengthening people and organisations throughout Europe in liminal phases to learn from and for




Cooperating beyond borders is an important element for development and learning. Diverse realities and approaches allow for more than one perspective on common challenges and support everybody in finding creative and innovative solutions for the future. Find here some of our partners with whom alp is cooperating and cooperated in the last years and with whom alp is sharing similar values and working attitudes. Please click on the logo, if you want to know more about our partners.


Our Partners