Elena Ortega

Client engagement director

Elena has 13 years of experience in consulting and over eight years in leadership development. She provides leadership skills, coaching, communication, conflict management and negotiation training to executives and middle management of large companies.

For years, she has been working as an external coach for different companies and has also been a pioneer in playing the role of an organization’s internal coach. She developed her career in prestigious firms such as PricewaterhouseCoopers, makeateam and Nycomed Pharma. She is well aware of the training and talent development needs and trends of the pharmaceutical industry. For several years, she has designed and implemented scientific training solutions and skills for a commercial laboratory network.

Elena has a degree in law from the University of Valencia and a Master in Legal Business degree from the Instituto de Empresa (Madrid). She has completed the executive program in human resource studies at the Center Garrigues (Madrid). In addition, she is certified as a professional coach by the European School of Coaching and certified as an associate certified coach by the International Coach Federation (ICF). She also teaches at several business schools in Spain. She has led and launched a major skills development project for more than 1,000 students at a University in Madrid.

She is fond of analog and digital photography and enjoys making photographic getaways to portray the world through her lens.

Recent Posts by Elena
Water is like the culture of an organization, it is always there, but often we don’t see it.
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Culture Change: Measuring the Gap Makes the Invisible, Visible
By Elena Ortega
Culture can be as invisible as water in the sea, yet its immensely important role is ever-present. Using a clear and defined approach to defining the ideal culture, the current culture, the leadership styles and behaviors, and identifying gaps gives us a clear path forward and makes the invisible, visible.
Image used to illustrate 5 reasons to integrate OCI-OEI and LSI diagnostic tools in culture transformation
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5 Reasons To Integrate OCI-OEI And LSI Diagnostic Tools In Culture Transformation
By Elena Ortega
In our experience, integrating the OCI-OEI and LSI tools is central to any culture transformation journey. They help leaders understand the ideal culture that supports their strategy. They show the extent to which the current culture is aligned with the vision of the company and the work climate that shapes the current culture.
Languages
  1. Spanish
Areas of Expertise
  1. Leadership development
  2. Executive coaching
  3. Communication
  4. Conflict management
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