Lia Steindler was born in 1973 in Trieste, Italy. She has over 15 years’ experience in Executive Search Consulting and Talent Development. She is currently Talent Development Director Europe at PUIG, a family owned business specialized in fragrances and fashion in the luxury sector. Previously she was in charge of Talent Development at Givenchy – LVMH Group. She started her career in Executive Search first with Floriane de Saint Pierre and then as Researcher Associate at Egon Zehnder International. Lia has a strong international track record, she is now based in Paris since 2006 and beforehand she lived in Israel, Italy, Brazil and Switzerland. She is a former UWC student, she graduated from the Tel-Aviv University in History and Philosophy. Post-graduate studies at Università degli Studi di Trieste – Italy and at the Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales in Paris, France. She holds a Master Degree in Human Resources Management from ESSEC Business School, Paris.