Elba Carrizo

Consultora Gerencial y de Talento / Coaching & Mentoring

Management & Talent Consulting / Coaching & Mentoring


Bachelor Degree in Professional Management with Business Specialty, Nova Southeastern University; Master in Organizational Development and Strategic Planning, Universidad Latinoamericana de Ciencia y Tecnología.  Complementary studies at IESE (Madrid and New York) in Management and Business Programs, as well as in Human Capital Strategies; IE Business School in Global Human Capital Strategy; other programs include; Complexity Management and Change Management, Agile, as well as certifications in 360 tests from the Center for Creative Leadership. Professional Coach, with studies at Conscious Business Center, Harvard Medical School, The Debbie Ford Institute.  Currently pursuing a certification at the Happiness Studies Academy, with Dr. Tal Ben-Shahar.


Professional Experience

Management and talent consultant, with +20 years of experience as a member of executive teams in multinational companies and corporate groups with local and Latin America presence, in the areas of: Organizational Development, Change Management and Transformation, Business and Talent Strategies, Coaching and Mentoring. She has been a member of advisory boards in professional associations, and board member and collaborator in citizens’ organizations.

With solid experience in management consulting, she has facilitated strategy planning and execution processes for companies in different sectors; leading talent strategies and succession plans; and has accompanied +30 change projects for expansions of companies in the region, technological implementations, M&As and restructurings, in multiple sectors: technology, telecommunications, distribution, retail, insurance, airlines, public and NGOs.

For 13 years she served as head of Organizational Development at Inversiones Bahia, Ltd., supporting the transformation and talent strategies of Motta International Group and related companies.  Previously, she developed a progressive career in Quality & Customer Management, Human Resources, Organizational Development and Management Consulting at Xerox, BellSouth International, Telefonica and Suma-Mercer, respectively.


Professional and Academic Affiliations

  • International Coaching Federation, Panamá Charter, founding member
  • Asociación Directoras de Panamá (ADP), affiliated member
  • Huete&Co, associate member


Business Collaborations

Motta International Group (Inversiones Bahía, Ltd.; Attenza, JVLAT, GMS-Servicios Compartidos; iShop); ASSA Compañía de Seguros, Copa Airlines, TVNMedia,  Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo, Morgan & Morgan, Espacio Cívico..



Co-Authored: Hybrid Model for Social and Digital Transformation, Based on Enterprise Organizational Change Management and Social Innovation Approach: Panama Case – International Congress of Knowledge and Innovation (November 2020) and published by CECIAC; CYTED, March 2023.

https://www.cyted.org/sites/default/files/libroceciac-digital.pdf https://proceeding.ciki.ufsc.br/index.php/ciki/article/view/994/531

The day of the Comeback, La Prensa newspaper, March 2020


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