Lecturer of Managing People in Organizations
• Ph.D. in Philosophy, IESE Business School, University of Navarra
• Degree in Spanish Language and Literature, University of Navarra
Estíbalitz Ortiz is the Executive Director of the IESE Coaching Unit, which provides executive and leadership coaching to executives and managers participating in IESE educational programs in Barcelona, Madrid, New York, Munich, and São Paulo. She holds a Ph.D. from IESE Business School (1999). The topic of her doctoral dissertation was centered on mentoring and coaching. She had previously earned a degree in Spanish language and literature from the University of Navarra. She is an ICF-certified coach and Senior practitioner by the European Mentoring and Coaching Council.
Most of her professional career has been developed in multinational environments: she worked for 10 years as Human Resources Generalist for Agilent Technologies Spain, where her main areas of work were focus on HR management, organizational development, training, and coaching for business managers of more than 20 different nationalities all over the world.
Since 2008, she has collaborated as a lecturer in International HR Management at the School of International Trade of Pompeu Fabra University and at the Barcelona School of Management.
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 co-author and co-editor of the book “The 7 Moments of Coaching” (REM, 2020). She is certified in different training and assessment methods like The Leadership Circle and Crucial Conversations.
She is the Director of the IESE Leadership Coaching Program, and she teaches the elective course “Coaching for Peak Performance” in the 2nd year of the MBA program.