Tesón, C.

University of Barcelona


Organizational and clinical psychologist. Masters in Labor Law. Masters in Organizational Development.

  • Certified as an “Expert in Work and Organizational Psychology” by the Spanish Association for Professional Psychology.
  • Certified International Coach accredited by ICF (International Coaching Federation).
  • Further studies in Digital Strategies at the University of Columbia and Sustainability and Circular Economy at Cambridge University.
  • Associate professor at the Faculty of Psychology (University of Barcelona) and invited professor in Change Management, Talent Development programs, Diversity and Inclusion, and International HR Strategies in several Universities and Business Schools (IL3, UOC, EAE, ESIC, UIC).

Passionate about rethinking the way of working to enhance the best workplaces in which people may develop their highest potential and thus contribute to achieve the highest business results.

Professional focus on business transformation processes, development of Human Resources & Talent strategies, and implementation of people management processes and support processes (executive coaching) for both teams and individuals to increase their impact and efficiency on the business. An expert in innovation, change management, people management, talent management, and diversity and inclusion topics. Working towards the best combination of technological strategies in the workplace and human relationships to create sustainable environments that enhance success stories. Employee-centered strategies to create WOW! experiences.

+25 years of experience in Human Resources Management positions across different industries: SEAT, VW, (automotive), Zurich (financial), Pharmacia (pharmaceutical), and Grupo Codorniu (FCG, beverages). +20 years holding positions at the C-Suite level implementing People Management Strategies and Culture and Change Management Strategies globally.

Currently TALENT & CULTURE, CSR, and ENVIRONMENT DIRECTOR for EUROPE and ASIA at DRAXTON (automotive industry).

Additionally to the Executive Role in the organization, my curiosity took me to develop as an entrepreneur, founding CT GROUP – COACHING the TRANSFORMATION, a company oriented to support Human Resources departments in their development and implementation of change processes and offering Executive Coaching to CEOs and Senior Management teams to enhance competitive and humanistic working environments.

MENTOR for HR teams and start-up entrepreneurs in several organizations and acted as vice president for Mentoring Programmes at the PROFESSIONAL WOMEN’S NETWORK (PWN).

Link to CV: LinkedIn Clotilde Tesón Ruiz