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Fernando Corral


Fernando Corral


Professor, Master in Corporate & Marketing Communication PT

Adjunct Professor, IE Business School
Partner, Criteria Advisors


Master in Corporate & Marketing Communication PT

Organizational Behavior and Human Resources Management

Professional Experience
Fernando has a broad experience as an HR executive for global companies, mainly in the high-tech and professional services industries, like HP and Deloitte. He is currently partner at Criteria Advisors, a leadership development consultancy firm.

He began his professional life as a recruitment manager at NCR. Then at HP he performed various roles such as HR information systems manager. talent development manager and director of compensation and benefits. Later on, he developed an executive career as regional head of human resources for Bull, Deloitte and Maersk, with multi-country responsibilities. Before moving to consultancy, he has been VP of Human Resources at a private university from Laureate International Universities, global leader in the private higher education business.

Corporate Experience
Partner. Criteria Advisors. Grupo Criteria
VP Human Resources. European University- Laureate International Universities
Regional Head of HR: Deloitte, Bull and Maersk
HR manager- HP
Recruitment manager- NCR
Academic Background
Executive MBA – IE Business School
PhD in psychology, Universidad Complutense de Madrid (Spain)
PCC, Professional Certified Coach, by International Coach Federation
Postgraduate in human resources, ICADE Universidad Pontificia de Comillas (Spain)
Co-active coaching at Coaching Training Institute
Masterful facilitation skills- Yarbrough Group- Loveland- USA
Advanced Leadership program- Ashridge Management School- UK
Advanced Human Resources Management- HP. Palo Alto- USA
Academic Experience
IE Business School Associate Professor
Nebrija Business School Associate Professor and Program Director
EOI Business School Associate Professor and Program Director
ESADE Associate Professor
Universidad de Tecnología y Arte Digital (U-Tad)- Associate Professor
Visiting Professor at UPC (Perú), PUCMM (Rep. Dominicana), UCAB (Venezuela), Ecuador, Costa Rica, Colombia and Panamá.