Executive Coaching Symposium



Estíbalitz Ortiz

Estíbalitz Ortiz

Executive Director of IESE Executive Coaching Unit

Estíbalitz is the Executive Director of the IESE Coaching Unit that provides executive and leadership coaching to executives and managers from all over the world participating in IESE educational programs in Barcelona, Madrid, New York, Munich and Sao Paolo.

She has a PhD from IESE Business School in Mentoring and Coaching. She had previously earned a degree in Spanish language and literature from the University of Navarra. She is an ICF-accredited coach. Estíbalitz initiated her professional career 15 years ago. Most of her professional career developed in multinational environments: she worked 10 years as Human Resources Generalist for Agilent Technologies Spain, where she dealt with organizational development, training and coaching for people managers of more than 20 different nationalities. During this period she collaborated in the creation of the Commercial and Finance Shared Services Center for Europe, Middle East and South America. Later, she worked as trainer, associate researcher and consultant for the hospitality industry.

Since 2008 she is professor of People Management at the School of International Trade from Pompeu Fabra University. Currently she combines the teaching at the university –in the Master of international Businesses- with her work at IESE.

Her areas of interest are in the field of executive coaching in Business Schools. She is the author of the book “La práctica del mentoring en la empresa” (EUNSA, 2003), and “Executive Coaching” (IESE Publishing, 2015).

Esther Ribes

Research Events Unit