The Company & Brand Ambassadors
Deidre Madsen, President, Owner
Deidre is uniquely placed to take CBP to the next level of success in achieving its vision. With over twenty years of experience in executive positions in both public and private companies, Deidre is well versed in IT architecture, and business operations, she is an award-winning published author and public speaker of note. However, for the many who have met and dealt with Deidre, it is the rare combination of Corporate excellence and unshakable integrity with her warm and gentle soul that express the essence of what CBP is all about ... the beauty of the human spirit. It is this combination of Corporate, technical and creative excellence that will lead CBP into the future. Living the values of CBP; respect, community, belonging, focus on service to our members and philanthropy are Ms. Madsen's hallmark and one CBP is proud to have lead us into the future.
Veronica van Nierop BSc., Vice President, Owner
Veronica van Nierop BSc. has over twenty five years experience in the science, well-being and business arenas. She has held positions on educational boards and worked in the corporate arena internationally, to deliver impactful and lasting results on both a human and business level. Her passion is in the field of developing Human Potential, in the context of sustainable, ethical and value driven work cultures. She has a strong capability in strategic and organisational development. Ms. van Nierop brings a strong ability and goal-centered focus for service to CBP’s membership. Her expertise yields real results in developing CBP’s ongoing philanthropic-based collaborations. This combined with a robust business acumen make her a welcome asset to CBP. Veronica is an Australian, based in the UK and she is passionate about business being an integral part of a global community serving the needs of both the planet and the life that inhabits it.
Sara Jones, Executive Assistant
Sara Jones’ professional role in Circle of Beautiful People International is as Head Engineer to the smooth running of our Corporate engine room; however her expertise runs much deeper. Sara brings to CBP her extensive experience developing and guiding the engine rooms of both start-ups and restructured businesses to new levels of success. Her standards of Corporate compliance are impeccable, as her talent in keeping the engines of business finely tuned to allow those other members of the team go out and enact our purpose. Spending time with her beloved horses and dogs in the English countryside, relaxing or reading in front of an open fire are some of the passions Sara shares with her family and friends, enjoying the contrast to a busy corporate life. Sara’s laughter and great humour as well as her emotional intelligence are gifts to us all at CBP.
Isabel Jiménez, Brand Ambassador Monaco
Isabel Jiménez is a seasoned entrepreneur with over 20 years experience in the creation and management of companies in Europe and Latin America, as well as consulting and corporate coaching projects in the services sector. With more than 25 years of experience in the global, marketing, multilingual communication and services industry, Isabel has had high profile board management roles in her career; she has transacted business in more than 20 countries across the globe. Mrs. Jiménez has worked as Associate Professor at the Pompeu Fabra University in Barcelona. She has read papers in many international conferences and symposiums. She holds a Master in Corporate Governance for Directors and High-level Executives from EADA Business School, a MBA in Marketing from the UNED and a degree in Translation Studies, with majors in Economics and International Law from the University of Geneva. Isabel is the woman behind La Dolce Vita Lady, a blog aimed at providing lifestyle news tips, from fashion to travel, home decor to food. An avid traveler and successful entrepreneur, she loves Côte d’Azur’s sophistication and simplicity. Isabel loves sea, sun and warm climates, when it's cold in Monaco (winter) you will find her under a palm tree in Panama.
Fiona Williamson, Brand Ambassador USA West Coast
Fiona Williamson is CEO and founder of Fiona Hollywood Productions based in Hollywood, CA. Ms. Williamson is a member of NGO for the United Nations; she is committed to the emancipation of women and youth in Africa. She is founder of One Woman Nation Organization which caters to economic and women's empowerment. Fiona credits her opportunities to growing up in a diplomatic family living in some of the most amazing cities in the world, including Brussels, Paris, Monte Carlo, Milan, London, Heidelberg, Luxembourg, Nairobi, Tokyo and Hollywood. She developed a lot of courage and sense of quality in her taste for fashion and luxury destinations. she has had the fortune of attending some of the most elite gatherings alongside global peacekeepers and high profile celebrities. As a former Miss African Belgium and Miss International Economic Queen, and many other titles globally, she managed to use these platforms in becoming an international business/humanitarian bringing culture, fashion and entertainment together. And now for over 20 years she has worked in the world of high fashion globally in cinema and international entertainment. She constantly collaborates with many celebrities, like Jennifer Lopez, Lady Gaga, Rihanna, Snoop Dogg and many more as well as some of the world's leading designers participating in red carpet events such as the Oscars, Met Gala, Grammy Awards, Cannes Film Festival, music videos and various events globally. As a brand consultant Ms. Williamson works with many European luxury brands introducing them to the US and global market and hosts product launch parties and high profile events globally. Fiona Hollywood Productions works with major production companies in Hollywood and internationally. She manages actors, actresses, models, designers, music artists, DJs and influencers. Fiona produces world events and boasts collaborations with high-level partners and sponsors, ranging from restaurants, hotels, yachts, venues, food and beverage manufacturers, film funders and technology.
Claire Percival, Brand Ambassador United Kingdom
Claire's beautiful creative and spiritual nature has moulded her life from an early age. Yoga and writing have become a deep and personal passion with a joy of being an active part of a team/charity. Having a full and varied career, Claire has worked as an artist for many years, sports massage therapist, coach and also enjoyed teaching natural horsemanship, with horses being her love. Claire is an outgoing, joyful positive individual with strong interpersonal skill sets, with an ability to interact at all social levels together with a talent to influence and close business, diligently, efficiently and professionally.
Ashish Bhasin, Brand Ambassador India
Ashish Bhasin, the entrepreneur, cigar connoisseur, stylist, columnist, model, maverick and bon vivant, that's how we see Ashish Bhasin. A man about town who started his lifestyle ventures from scratch upon returning to India in 2012, Ashish has assembled an impressive list of companies and projects. He is engaged in building luxury container homes, representing global luxury and lifestyle brands, and creating the worlds lightest bulletproof wear. He is a top importer of non-cuban cigars and accessories from the world over to make INTELLI Ventures & The Smoke Company, today, India's most revered resource for luxury and lifestyle products globally. Ashish Bhasin is also a qualified International Marketing Consultant and runs a boutique consulting company to hand-hold global brands to get a footing in the world's most emerging market - INDIA.
Andre Beraha, Brand Ambassador Brasil
Andre Beraha is a professional in the Travel Business and has been acting in the trade for the past 40+ years. Half of the time he has lived in three different countries, besides his native Brazil, living in Southern California, Mexico and more recently, in the Dominican Republic. His worldwide knowledge comes from attending a variety of travel shows and visiting over 45 countries, having developed an extensive relationship throughout. Represented Dubai Tourism in Brazil and has been involved in the Luxury and Experiential segments. He is a contributor to Travel Blogs writing about travel and contributed with a Brazilian Luxury Travel company named Exclusive & Unique and acted as Marketing Director for the Amazon State Travel Board, in northern Brazil, before bringing his negotiating skills to the Caribbean.
Atıf Ünaldı, Brand Ambassador Turkey
Inventor - Entrepreneur - IT Director - Business Development - Columnist - Producer. Mr. Ünaldı began his career as a Bosphorus University Physics student setting up the BBS system enabling the communication of two persons over telephone lines. He established the first internet connection in Turkey. Achieved Turkey's inceptive internet info Radio D “Farenin Kuyrugu”. Produced ”RadyoNet” on Kanal D. General Director of Turkey's first Internet server, Anadolu.Net. Supervised 1996/97's World Air Games I, registering sportsmen via the Internet and Intranet. Internet supervisor of the Sabah Group, and consulted on Sabah Kitapları (Sabah Books) via the Internet. Ihlas.Net webmaster, designer and administrator. Founded web-design company, Artmedya. Columnist and writer for several publications including Yeni Ufuklar-New Horizons .Net magazine, Milliyet Group; IT Magazine, PCWeek, Sabah Group; Canteen, Aksam Group; EkoTimes; Computerlife. Ünaldı prepared an Internet magazine talk show program for BRT, GeceNet, which he presented with Romina Ozipekci. Past web-design lecturer of the IU. Established the Interporbil Group. Brand consultant of Buybye.com, Unaldi produced and presented a programme, TRON, in Technology Channel.
IT Director of Star Media Group, with editorship of STARTEK supplement of Star newspaper. Internet Director of Kanal D and Star Tv. Produced Technorock programme in Rock Fm. Business development consultant of Arzuhan Yalçındağ. Established Kral Club, the Turkish social media of Kral TV Group. He has worked with Demet Sabanci in both MediaSA and DemSA. Currently he is working as a consultant. Co-Founder of Microsoft's Sitebuilders. Atif Unaldi organizes the group's conferences, seminars and panels on web-design, mobile internet, e-trade and internet advertising. The group has successfully supported its clientele with free educational studies.
Michael Honablue, Brand Ambassador USA East Coast
Four-time Emmy Award Winning Producer, Michael Honablue, is a Manhattan transplant with his finger on the pulse of the luxury market. Michael Honablue has not only garnered an outstanding career in producing and directing films, but he is also a skilled Architect who studied at PARSONS in Paris and graduated from PRATT in New York. With his roots in design, Michael Honablue migrated from one form of business arts to another, when he got his first development deal with MTV Networks from there he was asked to help launch the High Net Worth channel,Plum TV Miami Beach. Leading an Emmy Award-Winning team he produced content for the International Polo Club, Victoria Secret's Fashion Show, Mercedes Benz Swim Fashion Show, Art Basel and more. Honablue made an instant impression on the Miami Beach Luxury Lifestyle scene with Plum TV, Haute Living Magazine and now consults with The Billionaire Magazine.