Bernard Chanliau, Business Innovation Coach.

  • Bernard Chanliau is the owner of BC Team Leadership Coaching ( and a registered European Business Innovation Coach with the SME instrument managed by EASME (Executive Agency for Small and Medium-sized Enterprises) in Brussels.   As part of the Horizon 2020 programme, the European Commission is hand-picking potentially disruptive businesses to invest and support as part of the SME Instrument. Businesses can receive up to €2.5 million in funding, and world-class business coaching.

    A PCC (Professional Certified Coach – ICF), ICF Ireland Coach of the Year 2015, he co-developed a trailblazing culture transformation approach that combines deep transformational coaching with organisational process consulting, business strategy facilitation and team development.

    Define as Organisational Coaching (OD), it aims to mobilise the tangible and intangible resources of the SME to ensure the efficiency and performance of the company organisation.
    The inside-out approach speeds up innovation and increases efficiencies of business operations by upgrading the skills of managers and leaders to lead in a rapidly changing world environment, it focuses on culture – purpose – vision and senior management team alignment/leadership skills…..etc.

    His business coaching engagements with EASME have proven results in the H2020 Phase 2 funded SMEs scaling internationally and looking to expand in the Renewable Energy; Biotechnology & Medical Research; Healthcare Equipment & Supplies; Pharmaceuticals and IT sectors.
    Presentation Title: How to prepare organisations for upscaling within the horizon 2020
    Presentation synopsis: Insights and Challenges from the field of Business Innovation Coaching with the H2020 SME instrument managed by EASME (Executive Agency for Small and Medium-sized Enterprises) in Brussels.


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