Associate Client Partner, ESG & Sustainability Solutions

Izabel Loinaz is an Associate Client Partner in the ESG & Sustainability Solutions practice, within the Organizational Strategy Advisory at Korn Ferry. Izabel helps our clients exceed their potential by igniting purpose-led and transformative leadership in individuals and organizations.

As a systems thinker, she helps clients achieve resilient and purpose-aligned transformation by navigating paradoxical complexities with a bias towards incorporating diverse perspectives, problem-solving with a collaborative mindset, and guiding organizations from concept ambiguities to execution.

Izabel's agility and growth mindset are anchored by a background in behavioral psychology, human-centered design, social innovation, and sustainability. Her unique professional mix at the nexus of learning ecosystems, ESG, and the future of work positions her as a valuable advisor to a people-centric, transformative solution.

Izabel brings with her more than 20 years of catalyzing innovation and resilience across entrepreneurial, corporate, and public institutions.

Prior to Korn Ferry, Izabel was faculty and director of a center for sustainable business at a top-tier university business school, recognized as one of the first R1 institutions to define and

integrate sustainable business education. Her mission was to develop future leaders of industry with a deep understanding of sustainability as a strategic framework for a true competitive advantage. She was the chief architect of a new undergraduate degree in sustainable business and designed and executed multiple courses in sustainable business and innovation.

As a thought leader in sustainable business, she speaks regularly at conferences on the topics of ESG strategy and the future of work and is a contributing author for several textbooks and articles. Izabel holds an MBA in Sustainable Management from the Presidio Graduate School, the first sustainable MBA degree in the US.