The Team - HeadStrongPerformance

The Team


Marcel Daane, MSc Neuroscience of Leadership

Global CEO

Recipient of the 2016 Global Coaching Leadership Award and 2012 Global HR Excellence Award in Leadership as well as author of: HeadStrong Performance, Marcel is the son of a celebrated political activist, former member of an elite naval intelligence unit with advanced degrees in Neuroscience of Leadership and Complementary Medicine.

With over 20 years of coaching experience across business, sports, health and cognitive performance, his integrated approach has transformed the lives of thousands of executives and has subsequently helped improve the performance of numerous multi-national organizations around the world, from a wide range of industries.


Garrett Weiner

Regional Facilitator

A Lawyer, Accountant, and Certified Executive Coach, Garrett partners with clients to enable desired shifts and improvements in leadership development, performance management, conflict management, team building, and organizational culture.
A HeadStrong Performance Coach and Facilitator since 2010, Garrett’s approach to coaching and facilitating is based on adult learning and psychology/social theory and neuroscience, combined with a Gestalt methodology to facilitation and coaching. He utilizes a number of different tools to help support leadership development, including: The Leadership Circle, Everything DiSC, Hogan Assessments, MBTI, EQ-i, Hogan 360 and more. He also draws from his knowledge in fitness and health, both as a certified trainer and triathlete and ultra-marathon runner.


Pitt Tseng

China and Taiwan

With nearly 20 years of coaching experience, Pitt has been a HeadStrong Performance Coach since 2012 and represents our organization in Taiwan and China.
His approach toward leadership and performance is to Move, Empower, and Transform clients through building greater capacity for Emotional Intelligence combined with Cross-Cultural Communication and Management skills.
In his spare time, Pitt gives back to society teaching leadership and sport science at the Chinese Taipei Basketball Association, Hope Academy, and The National Taiwan Sports University.


Santosh N. Jois


A Master Trainer in NLP, Certified Executive Coach and OD from The Indian Society For Applied Behavioural Sciences (ISABS), Santosh partners with clients to help design "mental spaces" and crafting "eco-systems of growth" at an organisational, departmental, and individual level.
As a passionate proponent of using “Self” as an instrument of change, he is trained in the theory and practice of group process and facilitation, coaching, team building, leadership development, NLP, Six Sigma and Malcolm Baldridge equivalent model of IMCRBNQA. He is also a qualified auditor for ISO 9001. He comes with a solid understanding of diversity and inclusion, having worked in London, Hong Kong and Japan.


Charlie Solares


With undergraduate studies in Applied Behavioral Science and Business and a Masters Degree in Psychology with emphasis in counseling and guidance, Charlie has spent the last 25 years working in the fields of teaching, counseling, coaching, community development and real estate.
His entrepreneurial spirit brought him to Thailand 15 years ago where he found a home that allowed him to be the businessman that he is but in an environment more conducive to the lifestyle he wanted.
He spends his free time playing high-level beach volleyball, doing high intensity fitness training, organizing community environmental events and acting as a business consultant for people wanting to relocate to the Thai islands.

Marcel Daane, CEO of

Headstrong Performance

In this interview from AM Live, Marcel explains how having a better understanding of the intricate relationship between our physical health and brain capacity can greatly improve our performance at work.

Watch The Interview