As Executive Director of Career Services, Amber Wigmore manages a team of 28 people who deliver services to IE students and more than 52,000 alumni globally. She teaches workshops as Professor of Career Strategy at IE, and also currently as a Visiting Professor at Brown University as part of the IE Brown Executive MBA program.She has been quoted in numerous publications, including the Financial Times, Bloomberg Businessweek, El País, El Economista, Expansión and Elle.
Named as one of the top 500 Key Directors in Spain by NuevaEmpresa.com magazine, Amber Wigmore Álvarez is Co-founder and Managing Director of Wigmore & Álvarez.
Amber Wigmore Álvarez has held senior and executive level management positions in international firms in both the United States and Spain. She has extensive experience in the creation and development of international companies and organizations in a wide variety of industries, on varying aspects of their business development in Spain.
Furthermore, she regularly conducts courses on “Doing Business in Spain”, cross-cultural training and advanced business communication for foreign executives in Spain at multinational companies such as NextEra Energy España, Johnson & Johnson Medical, Abbott Laboratories, Westinghouse, Bristol-Myers Squibb, Danone, Berlitz, Cisco Systems, etc.
Originally from the United States, Ms. Wigmore Álvarez holds a PhD in Economics and Management Science from the Universidad de Córdoba (Spain) and an International MBA from IE, as well as a BA in Hispanic Studies and International Economics from Wheaton College (Norton, Massachusetts).
Amber Wigmore Álvarez is fully bilingual in English and Spanish and is completely at ease with international and Spanish business practices, serving as an effective liaison between businesses and contacts in various countries. She assists clients in successfully conducting business with their counterparts, focusing especially on cross-cultural differences and strategies.