International Consultant, Founder and CEO, Madavi
Fernando Iglesias is the CEO and Founding Member of Madavi, which centers its activity in the Transformation of Business and Corporate Culture, as well as, the development of individuals and teams using Appreciative Inquiry and Systemic Coaching as the underlying philosophical base.
Fernando has worked in this activity since 2002 when he left his career as a Manager and Entrepreneur in the technological and industrial sectors.
During this time he has worked with companies, such as, Repsol, Pepe Jeans, Gallina Blanca, Danone, Vaillant, Weleda and Microsoft.
Fernando believes in the potential of individuals, organizations and situations and for that reason he uses Appreciative Inquiry and, in general, Transformation based on strengths. An example would be SOAR (Strengths, Opportunities, Aspirations and Results).
With threes other partners he founded Evocalia in 2003, in which he developed his activity as Coach and Facilitator of transformation processes until he set up Madavi. In 2008 he founded Mindworkshops, together with Lama Lobsang Namgyel. It centers its activity in the development of wisdom and the altruistic mind of Managers.
He has a degree in Superior Engineering from ICAI and a MBA from the Instituto de Empresa, in which he taught for five years. He is the author of numerous articles and co-author of the book “Memory of the Future, the Art of Reinventing Oneself,”
From 2002 he has focused his investigations in Systemic Coaching, Facilitation and techniques of change based on strengths. The programs of training and development which have most influenced his present day thinking are : “Behavioral Coaching” by Suzanne Skiffington, the “Tavistock Model” by Tavistock Consulting, “Systemic Moreniana” by Pablo Población and Elisa Barberá, and “Active Techniques” by Roberto de Inocencio, “Transformation of Thought” by Lobsang Namgyel and Appreciative Inquiry by Miriam Subirana, Joep C. Jong and Anne Radford. He is a Senior Coach Certified by AECOP.
Born in Bilbao, he has lived in Madrid since 1982. From that very year he has shared his life with his wife Iciar, his main source of inspiration, with whom he has had two daughters Carlota and Virginia.