Elisa Grimaldi is a chartered geo-environmental engineer educated in Italy and the UK, with extensive experience in Environmental Engineering and Recruitment (agency, in-house agency, corporate and executive search). During her study in the UK (Erasmus project) she specialized in Hydraulics.
After few years working in civil engineering consultancies in UK, she evolved her career and dedicate her time inspiring people to find their suitable career.
Elisa has worked in Europe (Italy and UK), the Middle East (Qatar), South (Colombia) and North America (USA now). She has conducted interviews around the world and she has hired more than 73 nationalities to date, mainly LNG and Environmental specialists.
Working with Qatargas, She helped them become the largest exporter of LNG in the world by hiring 600 staff every year. She built and delivered a sustainable training program on competency based interviewing techniques. LNG (liquified natural gas) is the most environmental friendly way to treat and transport gas all around the world. Elisa is half Finnish so her DNA is surely green....
During her time in Colombia, She helped organizations build their start up executive teams in Latin America. Now she works for TRS Staffing, a recruitment firm and she is based in Houston (TX). She develops global business, source and select environmental specialists worldwide. Her passion for Colombia keeps her going back and forth often where she believes there is so much to do on international development in that part of the world, there is so much potential.
She is tri-lingual (Spanish, Italian, English), she regularly speaks at Oil & Gas conferences and HR seminars across the world, sharing knowledge and discussing the challenges of managing talent.
As a former ice skating professional and coach she enjoy challenges and she is passionate in helping organizations and people grow, develop and succeed.
She advises Ecotropics with key business development/HR skills, global network, passion for education and environment, coaching and public speaking skills.