At UP, the total is always more than the sum of its parts. I truly believe that it is impossible to master more than a few areas of personal and business performance without risking diluting your ability to make a significant difference, so we team up with the best to have maximum impact. Here at Ultimate Performance we believe that a collection of people who have mastered their field will, as a multidisciplinary team, have a much greater impact on you and your business when utilised as a team.

Our Coaches

Nathan Farrugia BSc MBA

CEO, TEDx speaker, trainer and entrepreneur. He has completed some of the world’s toughest endurance challenges and set world records in the process. He has been working with CEOs and top executives for the past 20 years with the aim to unleash their potential in a bid to raise their game and elevate their respective businesses. His delivery draws together thought leadership in areas of; neuroscience, psychology, philosophy, business and health science. His academy, Ultimate Performance (UP) helps CEOs and executive teams to harness their potential, transforming managers into high performing leaders that, in turn, inspire and transform their own teams.

Valerie Cabay

Valerie has over 20 years of experience in Business Development, travel management (MICE & FIT), human resources & recruitment. In 2006 she founded 40th Parallel Ltd, a sales consultancy company. She has lectured in many parts of the world including France and China at Master Degree level. Apart from her extensive experience in sales development, Valerie is also accomplished in strategic management and its implementation across a number of sectors. Her years of experience, coupled with her thought-leadership style makes for a brilliant coaching style in the areas of leadership, management and sales.

Francesco Cappe

Former CEO, United Nations Official and author, Francesco Cappe has had over 20 years experience in management, fundraising and business development in private and public entities. He specialised in policy related projects and in the field of international education and training. He developed a world first program for the security of major international events, most notably the 2008 Beijing Olympics. He is also the founder and current chairman of ‘garagErasmus foundation’, a professional network solution aiming to increase awareness of talent throughout Europe. In 2017, he was appointed CEO of United Campus of Malta with the mission to “lead a change of management and implementation of strategies” & now brings this experience into the coaching world.

Anna-Marie Watson

A specialist in the fields of; performance, leadership, transition, change and resilience training. For over 15 years, Anna-Marie has been at the forefront of learning and development.She is a former Captain for the Royal Logistics Corps & served 3 operational tours in Afghanistan and Iraq, which would later form the basis for her future coaching career and passion for performance. After leaving the British Army, Anna- Marie worked on a series of international learning and development projects with TUI Travel, Threshold Sports Ltd and PXR group to name a few. In 2015 she founded her consulting business, Reach For More with the goal to support individuals and organizations to unlock and unleash their true potential.

Deirdre Farrugia

When it comes to personal training, my better half Deirdre brings the experience of an Olympic Athlete together with a time-crunched mother and home-maker to help those aiming to Level UP their personal physical performance.