Dilia Fuentes

Dilia Fuentes de van Essen

Executive Coach. Consultant. Trainer. Facilitator.

For CHANGE 4 SUCCESS Dilia acts as executive coach, facilitator and trainer. She is passionate about motivating others to make their professional and personal dreams come true. Her high level of engagement and compassion support coachees and participants to visualise opportunities and solutions from a different perspective.

Dilia is experienced in advising Executive Directors, e.g. about employment relations in foreign, multinational and multilingual environments. She also acts as mediator between top management and middle-level management, assisting them to develop mutually acceptable agreements.

Dilia has hands-on experience with the HR challenges faced during acquisitions and organizational restructuring.

Dilia studied Computer Science & Management, holds a Masters Degree (MBA) in Business Administration, as well as a certification as Holistic Life, Career & Executive Coach and is an Associate Certified Coach of the ICF - The International Coach Federation.

Dilia started off in her home country Guatemala and won a full scholarship to attend college in the US. She has more than 15 years of experience in specialist and management positions in human resources, in particular in an IT security company and in EU contexts, i.e. Delegation of the European Union in Guatemala and the EU-LAC Foundation in Hamburg.

She also has experience as advisor and consultant in a wide range of business areas such as finance, administrative services, science, research & technological development, the EU and international organisations.

Dilia‘s honest, mindful and cheerful attitude always succeed to help prioritise and put plans into action. She brings her own experience of transcending cultural and geographical boundaries.


  • Agile Leadership Coaching
  • Business Coaching
  • Executive Sparring
  • Change Management
  • Diversity & Intercultural Training
  • HR Consulting
  • Recruiting: Highly Qualified Internat. Staff
  • Leadership Excellence Consulting
  • Life Coaching
  • Mediation
  • Mindfulness Training
  • Workshop Facilitation
  • English, Spanish, German

"Everything is possible. If you believe so!“

- Dilia Fuentes de van Essen -

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