Ana Isabel Merino

Ana Isabel Merino

Formación y desarrollo de liderazgo - Transformación cultural - Familias empresarias

Leadership Development & Training - Cultural Transformation - Family Business


Ana Isabel Merino holds a Degree in English Philology from the Complutense University of Madrid. Certified Executive Coach by the International Coaching Federation (ICF), and certified in Systemic Management & Organizational Constellations by Cecilio Regojo. She has been trained in Organization & Relationship Systems Coaching (ORSC) by CRR Global, and in PAEI Leadership Roles & Styles by Adizes Institute.

Academic Affiliation

She is an affiliate member of the Institute of Coaching, McLean/Harvard Medical School and has conducted research in the areas of talent development and organizational behaviour at Harvard Business School; Stanford University; University of California, Berkeley; University of Chicago; and Georgetown University, Washington D.C.

Collaboration with companies

As a consultant, she has accompanied executives and management teams in cultural transformation programmes to achieve corporate cultures more aligned with the values and strategic challenges of the companies; and family businesses in the preparation of generational transitions.

With her interventions, through ad hoc training sessions in leadership competences and coaching processes for managers and teams, she has facilitated the creation of professional environments with a high level of commitment and collaboration. She has worked with management teams to improve the dynamics of their management committees as a tool for cohesion, efficient decision making and development of leadership skills.

Among the clients with whom she has collaborated are companies such as Air Liquide, Banca March, Deutsche Bank, Enagás, Gocco, Grupo Aje, Grupo ASV, Grupo Cars, Hoteles Porcel, Mangas, Nationale Nederlanden, Repsol, Santander Securities Services y Rijk Zwaan.

Her areas of expertise are diversity management in teams, mutual trust building dynamcis, meeting facilitation, conflict resolution, difficult conversations and women´s leadership.

Her passion is building trust to achieve sustainable results at individual, family, team and organizational levels.


Since 2008 she has been a member of IESE Business School Professor Luis Huete´s management consulting team. Previously, she worked at Credit Suisse, Repsol YPF, PwC, Grupo Bassat Ogilvy, Société Générale, Johnson & Johnson and was a lecturer at various institutions in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria.


She is co-author with Luis Huete of several technical notes for IESE Publishing  and of coaching articles published in the magazine Aptitus of Grupo El Comercio in Lima.

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