Luis Fernando Sánchez


Better people, better teams,

better results


Organization Development Consulting

Costa Rica

+506 8313-1000


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Luis Fernando

Sánchez Herrera

Telephone   +506 2239-5359
Facsímil   +506 2293-7801
Mobil   +506 8313-1000
P.O.Box   1501-2050
  Montes de Oca
  Costa Rica
Date of birth   1 noviembre 1958

Professional Formation

  • Master of Business Administration, with an emphasis on Organizational Behavior and Development, The George Washington University, Washington, D.C., May, 1990, Fulbright scholar recipient.

  • Licentiate in Business Administration, with an emphasis on Management, Universidad de Costa Rica.  San José, Costa Rica, October, 1985.

  • Participation in complementary courses and seminars, including, among others, Human DynamicsTM, Transition Management, High-velocity Culture Change, Scenario Planning, Organizational Learning, Human Interaction Laboratory, Work Teams, and Change-able Organizations.


Professional and Consulting Skills

    Organizational Architecture


  • Design and implementation of strategic planning processes, including scenario planning, with multinational experience.

  • Alignment of organizational structures, systems and resources to ensure an effective strategic administration.

  • Design and execution of organizational identity and visioning processes, as a foundation of business direction.


      Development of Strategic Competencies


  • Design and implementation of leadership and management capability programs.

  • Execution of succession planning processes, with international experience.

  • One-on-one coaching for executive leadership competency development.


      Work Environment Optimization


  • Design and execution of different types of organizational assessments.

  • Metrics setting for improving and monitoring work environments.

  • Organizational climate and culture studies and follow up.


       Culture and Cross-culture Effectiveness


  • Awareness programs about diversity, national cultures, and culture differences.

  • Training for leaders who work in multicultural and global contexts.

  • Expatriate culture transition training as well as cultural reinsertion.

  • Reinforcement of organizational culture.


      Organizational Learning


  • Training of management teams on the different components of learning organizations.

  • Instructor and practitioner of Human DynamicsTM, with its business applications.

  • Design and implementation of training on systems thinking, mental models, personal mastery, emotional intelligence, and team learning.

  • Utilization of org. learning methodologies for organization development.


      High-performing Organizations


  • Transformation of work groups into high-performing teams.

  • Motivation programs for managers on management of human talent.

  • Performance management systems aligned to business strategy.

  • Training on people skills, such as negotiation, conflict resolution, management of effective meetings, and exercising influence, among others.

  • Design and implementation of team building events for different organizational levels.


      Management of Organizational Change


  • Design of planned change processes.

  • Delivery of training on managing personal transitions.

  • Consulting on management resistance to change.

  • Facilitation of downsizing processes.


      Human Resources Administration


  • Development of HR policies and procedures in alignment to the desired organizational culture.

  • Participation in staffing processes, especially for executive selection.

  • Execution of performance management systems.

  • Design of training programs, and extensive participation as instructor, utilizing different learning approaches.


      Formation of professionals


  • University professor in graduate programs, both in Business Administration and Industrial and Organizational Psychology.

  • Curriculum review and coordination of academic programs.

  • Advisor for several graduation projects.

Professional Experience

  •       Private consultant and partner of iTransform. (3-05/…).


  •       Human Performance Director, for Alienware Corporation, Miami, Florida, supervising the design and execution of HR programs at the corporate level (three sites) (11-03/ 02-05).


  •       Organization Development consultant for Intel Corporation, with experience in design and implementation of interventions in different cultures.  (6-00/10-03).


  •       Human Resources Development manager for Intel Costa Rica, in charge of labor relations, development, downsizing, performance management, and customer relations. (6-97/5-00).


  •       University professor, with experience in design and implementation of curriculum changes (Programa Universidad de Costa Rica – FUNDEPOS, Universidad Latina de Costa Rica, Universidad Internacional de las Américas).