Isabella de Martín, CPCC, PCC

Languages: English, Spanish



Tel: +1-240-997-2433

Background and Experience


Isabella was born in La Paz, Bolivia, and has worked and studied in many different parts of the world. She has spent most of her professional life working in international organizations in the Washington, DC area. This has given her a deep understanding of the complexities, challenges, and opportunities in multicultural organizational settings.

Isabella has a proven track record in supporting and developing underrepresented leaders and talent to promote organizational inclusion and achieve strategic goals. She supports change management and talent development through Co-Active® coaching, workshops, and a broad range of assessment tools. Her clients include leaders in the business, financial, non profit, and public sectors.

Highlights of Professional Experience

•Co-Founder and Managing Partner, Volare Leadership International, LLC

•Co-Founder and Member of the Board of Directors, Volare Youth Leadership, NFP

•Human Resource Specialist, International Monetary Fund, 1990-2015

•Public Affairs Officer, The World Bank, 1980-1990


Areas of Expertise

•Executive/change management coaching

•Diversity and inclusion

•Organizational and team effectiveness

•Talent and leadership development

•Strategy, implementation, and sustainability


Education & Accreditations

•Wiley, Certified Partner: Everything DiSC® (2017)

•International Coach Federation, Advanced Professional Certified Coach, PCC (2017)

•The Coaches Training Institute, Co-Active® Coach Certification, CPCC  (2013)

•The Coaches Training Institute, Leadership Program Graduate (2013)

•Organization & Relationship Systems Coaching, Full Curriculum Training (2011)

•Georgetown University, Leadership Coaching Certification (2003)

•American University, Master’s Degree in Human Resource Management (1998)

•University of Maryland, Bachelor's Program, Communications, Radio, TV & Film (1988)

•Université de la Sorbonne, Diplôme de Langue et Civilisation Française (1977)