Creating Promising Futures Through Social Construction
Pedro de Valdivia 0193, Of: 32, Providencia
Web: www.gestar.cl and http://www.positivechange.org/appreciative-inquiry-consultants.html
Carlos is a licensed Psychologist from the Universidad de Chile and also received a Master of Sciences degree from California State University at Los Angeles, major in Organizational and Industrial Psychology. He began his clinical practice as a psychologist, back in 1979 and continued since then, focusing on executive coaching, while developing a career as an HR and OD consultant.
He founded and nowadays leads Gestar, an Organizational and Human Development consulting firm located in Santiago, Chile. (www.gestar.cl)
He is a certified trainer and coach by The Ken Blanchard Companies and is a Consultant Partner with the Corporation for Positive Change (http://www.positivechange.org/appreciative-inquiry-consultants.html). He also holds a certificate in Appreciative Leadership Development Program.
His professional background includes academic experience as college professor at graduate level. He’s taught at Pontificia Universidad Catolica de Chile, Universidad de Chile, Universidad de Santiago de Chile, Universidad Adolfo Ibañez and Universidad Arturo Prat. He specializes in organizational and human development subjects, with an appreciative and constructive approach.
As a consultant Carlos has been in charge of many change management and development processes and projects in different industries and companies, both locally and internationally. He has delivered training and coaching in Peru, Argentina, Venezuela, Honduras, Costa Rica, and the Dominican Republic, as well as coached foreign executives working for international companies in Chile. When clients partner with Carlos they benefit from his bilingual coaching ability in both Spanish and English.
Carlos has been affiliated to the American Society for Training and Development and was founder member of the local Organizational Development Specialists Association.