Who We Are

Everything about Octopux Consulting

WHAT MAKES US PUSH FORWARD

With the increasing complexity of technology and policies, the concept of omniscient person is no longer valid. Today, the most successful companies need multicultural and multidisciplinary teams to deliver the best results possible. Thanks to an above-average success rate and high-level credibility of Octopux Consulting, its team definitely possesses such traits and puts its number one priority at the top of the mountain: its (best) clients.

Reputation
91%
Perseverance
78%
Dedication
85%
Expertise
95%

OUR DEDICATED TEAM

WE ARE EMPOWERED BY PASSION

Board of Directors

  • Serge Renneboog
    Serge Renneboog Founder & Chairman

    “To win without risk is to triumph without glory”, Pierre Corneille

    Serge is Belgian. He is the Founder and Chairman of Octopux Consulting Group and has overall responsibility in the firm for strategic and financial management. He is the creative mind of the firm. He is a numbers person and contributes to the overall business strategy of the company and supporting practice areas. He manages Octopux accountancy and finances, both for clients, business partners and internally. He also brings to the firm his extensive knowledge in Information Technology, Architecture and Graphic Design, especially 3D Design, and he is a commercial coach of several start-up and high-growth entrepreneurs. As a native Dutch speaker, he speaks fluently English, French and German, and has a basic knowledge of Polish and Portuguese. Serge is currently learning Russian.

  • Daniela Gomes
    Daniela Gomes CEO & Managing Partner

    “The best investment you can make is in yourself.”, Warren Buffett

    Daniela is Portuguese. She is the CEO and Managing Partner of Octopux Consulting and has overall responsibility in the firm for business and client development. She is the heartbeat of the company. She has extensive knowledge and expertise of the European Commission’s funding programmes like FP7, Horizon 2020, SME Instrument, Programme for the Competitiveness of Enterprises and SMEs (COSME), ERASMUS+, Eurostars, EU Procurement and more. She is a public speaker, bid writer & project manager, project reviewer, trainer in EU funding and market analyst. Having English, Portuguese and Cantonese as her mother-tongues, she also speaks fluently French, with an average command of Dutch and Spanish. Daniela speaks exclusively English while working and networking.

  • Daniela De Giglio
    Daniela De Giglio CEO @ Octopux London, UK

    “The only thing worse than starting something and failing… is not starting something”, Seth Godin

    Daniela De Giglio is Italian. She is the CEO of Octopux branch in London. On behalf of the UK branch, Daniela is responsible for client development and she uses effectively her outstanding diplomatic skills to sell the firm’s services and meet clients’ requests. She is also a project writer, project manager, trainer and specialist in EU funding programmes like Horizon 2020, SME Instrument, COSME, ERASMUS+, Creative Europe, EU Procurement, London Regional Funds and British Structural Funds. When the Brussels representatives Daniela Gomes and Serge Renneboog are unavailable, she fully replaces them and runs the Octopux Consulting Group at every level. Besides Italian, she speaks fluently English and Spanish, and has a basic knowledge of French.

Staff Members

  • Karen Ramírez
    Karen Ramírez EU Project Advisor
  • Matilde Masciulli
    Matilde Masciulli Project & Sales Officer
  • Michela Mattaloni
    Michela Mattaloni Funding Technical Advisor

“When we say we are empowered by passion, we mean it. This is the way we have sticked with since the very first day of our business. We are proud of what we have done but also very keen for what can be done.”

Daniela Gomes – CEO

ACHIEVEMENTS

WHAT OUR AMBITIOUS COMPANY ACHIEVED SO FAR

FUNDED PROJECTS

By 2013, 60% of R&D and Innovation bids prepared by Octopux were funded.

MENTIONED IN NEWS

The reputation of Octopux has been recognised by business magazines and the media.

TRAINING COURSES

Octopux successfully delivered 100+  innovative courses in EU and non-EU countries.

CUSTOMER SERVICE

At least 90% of our clients were happy with our services and have also recommended them.