Luis San Martin MSc, MAC heads The Coaching Quality. He is Founding Chair of the Association for Coaching in Spain, sits on the editorial advisory board of The International Journal for Mindfulness & Compassion at Work and is founding partner with Liz Hall and Margaret Chapman-Clarke of The International Summit for Mindfulness and Compassion at Work. He is co-author of the book TRANSLATING Coaching Codes Of Practice: Leading The Way Into The Personal Knowledge Bases Of Everyday Practitioners, The Good Coach/Blogpress Publishing London, 2017.
Luis brings an exceptional business experience to his work as executive coach and organisational development consultant which includes CEO responsibilities in multinational companies in several countries. His business career background spans more than 20 years in the UK, Spain and South America working for companies such as McGraw-Hill, Thomson Reuters and Grupo Santillana (PRISA Group).
He is founding Chair of the Association for Coaching in Spain since June 2014. He works internationally with individuals, teams and organisations. He is passionate about working with people as he believes that everyone can continue developing themselves beyond their own expectations. As part of his portfolio, he works with organisations to introduce mindfulness to their employees.
His coaching is nurturing, revealing, respectful and challenging drawing from a variety of sources such as gestalt, mindfulness, emotional intelligence or positive psychology as well as from his professional career. His philosophy of coaching always has the client in the center providing a safe and confidential space to explore and understand their strengths and capabilities. He views executive coaching as a quality relationship for a journey of self-knowledge, learning, discovery and empowerment.
Luis has an MSc in International Business from the University of Salford, holds post-graduate qualifications as executive coach and organisational consultant accredited by the Association for Coaching and is certified Golden Personality Type Profiler (GPTP), Golden LLC, USA.
Luis is bilingual in English and Spanish and works in both languages.
Some Articles published by Luis San Martín:
The Good Coach:
Global Coaching Perspectives:
Mindfulness in the Workplace. Review of the book by Margaret Chapman-Clarke. See page 36.
Coaching At Work: