Our People

Luisa Guzman

Luisa Guzman

Luisa Guzman is the Founder and CEO of ConsulTree, a consulting firm dedicated to Human Resources, Talent Management, Leadership Development and Coaching to organizations and family businesses. Under ConsulTree, Luisa also functions as the Managing Partner of TRANSEARCH Americas, an Executive Search firm with expertise both internationally and within the United States.

Luisa’s Executive Search career began in 1998 when she founded PROACTEL Talent Solutions in response to a growing demand for highly specialized, top-notch professionals in the Telecommunications industry. Since then, Luisa has grown her practice into a premiere multi-national executive search firm for both senior and middle management professionals across several industries. Her thorough understanding of Latin American culture and the region in general has also played a key role in the successful appointment of executives within multinational corporations.

With her 20 plus years of experience in leadership roles, Luisa also has in-depth background in human resources, change management, international relations, talent management and leadership and organizational development. Her expertise spans several industries including Construction and Real Estate, Biotechnology and Life Sciences, Business and Consulting Services, Consumer Goods, Education and the Non-Profit Sector, and Technology and Telecommunications Industries.

Previously, Luisa held roles as the Vice President of Sales and Human Resources for various Latin American telecommunications companies, including Americatel Corporation, and Texcom, S.A., a Chilesat company. Luisa holds a bachelor’s degree in Human Resources from College of Mt. Saint Vincent in New York and is a Certified Hogan Leadership Consultant. Luisa is bi-lingual in English and Spanish and is also an active spiritual-seeker, gourmet cook and yoga practitioner.

Mar Hernández

Mar Hernandez

Mar Hernandez is a Senior Client Partner at Transearch where she leads the financial services, mobile payments & BPO practices. She recruits a broad range of senior executives including CEO, President, CFO and functional VP roles for both privately held and publicly traded firms in the banking, insurance and related industries. Prior to joining Transearch, Mar was Director of the Business Process Outsourcing Division for Amicorp and VP of Business Development for EDS- Mphasis, an IT & BPO service provider, now an HP Company.

Previously Mar worked as the VP of Sales for Latin America and US Hispanic markets at Teletech, a global CRM leading company. In her previous role as Account Director in McCann Erickson and Saatchi & Saatchi Advertising first in Spain and then in US, she built and executed the communication strategy of international clients such as Telefonica, Unilever, Bacardi-Martini, Sara Lee, Danon Group, Doctors without Borders and Durex. Mar holds a bachelor’s degree in communications science from the Autonomous University of Barcelona, and an MBA from ESADE Business School in Spain.

Claire Foreani

Claire Floreani

Claire Floreani is a Senior Client Partner at Transearch. Her sixteen years of experience lies in the IT and consulting industry. She started in Transearch’s IT and Telecom practice in the Paris office seven years ago, bringing her in-depth knowledge of high technology in the digital and professional services industry along with her consultative approach to hiring C-level professionals. Then, she transferred to Transearch’s Toronto office, where her main focus was developing business with French multinationals to assist them in expanding their operations in the United States and Latin America. In 2011, she relocated to Transearch Miami, where she is heading the practices of high tech, professional services and consumer /luxury Goods.

Previous to joining Transearch, Claire held various roles in sales, business development and marketing at Unisys, Valoris Consulting and Lafarge Aluminates in France, where she held the position of Director of Strategy and Competitive Intelligence. Claire received her degree in entrepreneurship from HEC School of Management in Paris. She speaks French, English and German.

Board of Advisors

John O. Burdett

John O. Burdett

John O. Burdett is a Leadership Advisor; he has a wealth of business experience as a senior human resource executive on both sides of the Atlantic. As a consultant, he has worked in thirty plus countries for clients that are household names. He is best known for breakthrough leadership workshops, organization culture change, and his coaching work with top executives.

John holds a doctoral degree in management development and is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (UK). He lives in Toronto. A recipient of the prestigious “Coach of the Year” from FINTRA (Finland), John received a teaching excellence award for his work on the executive programs at the University of Toronto. His teaching on the Executive MBA at the Helsinki University of Technology and the senior executive programs at the Helsinki School of Economics received like feedback.

John’s book on executive integration, New Role, New Reality, was shortlisted as book of the year by the US Society of Human Resource Management. His book Leaders Must Lead! (2003), reached #3 on the Books for Business best-seller list. Myth, Magic, Mindset: A Template for Organizational Culture Change (2008), is in its third printing and reached #2 on one well- known business book list. Without Breaking Stride: Moving Successfully into Your New Role, was released in April 2009 and is used in twenty plus countries. My Homework Ate the Dog: Leadership in an Upside Down World, was released in May 2011. Now, it is in its second printing. John’s new book: “Attract, Select, Develop & Retain TALENT” was published in May 2013. John is a leadership advisor to Transearch, ConsulTree and various private companies throughout the globe.

Enrique Mozo

Enrique Mozo

Enrique Mozo is a Family Business Advisor for ConsulTree. He joined Transearch in Madrid, Spain, in 2013 to establish and lead the Family Business Practice. His experience of more than 25 years includes holding the position of President and CEO of several family businesses in different sectors in Spain. This experience allowed him to gain insight in all situations and challenges surrounding family business environments. He has become one of the most highly recognized family business experts in Europe whose contributions have impacted the creation and establishment of the strategy of an organization while securing the well being of family.

Since 1988, he has established himself as a professor, lecturer and member of the Family Business Chair (Strategic Management) from the IESE Business School. He is a member of the Board of Directors of several family businesses and a family business consultant on issues related to corporate governance and family business legacy. He is a certified Executive Coach (ICF) and Licensed Business Practitioner of NLP; trained in Dr. Richard Bandler’s methodology. Enrique received his bachelor’s degree in Mining Engineering from the Polytechnic University of Madrid before graduating with an MBA from IESE Business School in Barcelona.

Ignacio Gil

Ignacio Gil Herraiz

Ignacio Gil, is a Leadership Advisor for ConsulTree. A Spanish-born businessman, he has spent 15 years of his professional life in the United States where he founded several successful companies in the finance, hospitality and real estate sectors. He started his career as a financial advisor for entrepreneurial business families that allowed him to develop significant insight in the dynamics that comprise Family Businesses.

In 2012, Ignacio moved to London, U.K. after taking a risky but significant decision to step out of his comfort zone and pursue his life’s purpose. He is dedicated to deepening his knowledge of what is now known as “the new paradigm of life and business”. Ignacio’s vision is to bring further awareness about this new paradigm to leaders around the world so they can create healthier business cultures and life balance. Currently in the early stages of development, this new focus is part of leadership and training programs for entrepreneurs and executives in both private and public Top Leading Firms in the World. Some of the most prestigious business schools are working to include this valuable learning into their academic curriculum. Ignacio holds a law degree from the Universidad Autonoma de Madrid, Spain and an MBA in Finance by the University of Miami, Florida. He received a certification as a PNL Coach from the Superior Academy of Advanced Sciences & Mentoring, LDT. in London, England.