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Alberto Lavín Fernández


Alberto Lavín Fernández



Alberto has been with IE faculty since 2012.

Since then, he has taught several courses on strategic management and strategy implementation, corporate governance and boardroom behavior to both IMBA and EMBA audiences.

He has also imparted classes and workshops about management consulting to IMBA audiences.

His main interests lie in the topics of strategic change and TMT (Top Management Teams´) behavior. Part of this effort was included in his book “Boards under crisis” (2014) published by IE Publishing and Palgrave Macmillan in 2014, together with Prof. Carmelo Mazza. He has also published several articles in specialized journals about organizational change and top management.

On top of his academic activity he acts as an advisor and consultant to companies going through large transformation processes.

He is a member of the Academy of Management and of IC-A, Instituto de Consejeros y Administradores (Institute of Directors-Administrators).

Corporate Experience

 • Alanka Capital (2012-currently). Managing Partner, Spain

• Accenture (Management Consulting). Partner (2005-2011) working in SPAILA region (Spain, Portugal, Africa, Israel & Latin America)

• Accenture & Andersen Consulting. Senior Manager/Manager (1996-2005), Spain

• Senior Consultant (Andersen Consulting). (1995-1996), Spain

• Account manager and product manager (IECISA, El Corte Inglés Group) (1991-1995), Spain

• Marketing department (Banca March) (1989-90), Spain

Academic Experience

 • Adjunct faculty of Strategy, IE Business School, Spain, 2012-Present

Academic Background

 • Doctor in Business Administration (IE Business School), 2012

 • Managerial Development Program, PDD (IESE), 2001

 • Master’s in financial management and Control (IE Business School), 1993

 • Master of Business Administration (ESCP-EAP), 1991

 • Business Administration Degree (Universidad Comercial de Deusto), 1988

 • He has followed short courses in other leading institutions such as London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE)