Esther González-Arnedo

Esther González-Arnedo

Lecturer and MBA director

EAE Business School

King Juan Carlos University


HR Professional with more than 25 years of experience in Managerial positions. Extensive experience in multinational environments, accustomed to managing international HR projects: HR Development, Talent Management, Recruitment and Selection, Design and delivery of training and development programs in English and Spanish, implementation and monitoring of performance assessment programs, career plans and succession plans, RSC, Diversity Management, corporate volunteers. Used to managing international HR projects. My other great passion is teaching. I am a teacher at King Juan Carlos University (URJC) and other postgraduate schools (EAE, EOI, Ostelea), designing and providing training in English and Spanish in various subjects of Tourism, Strategic and HR Management, Entrepreneurs, Marketing and Communication, as well as management skills: leadership, high-performance teams, effective presentations, personal branding. Design of training programs. Since 2011, I am also Director of HR Masters Programs at EAE Business School (HR Directors and Trainers). Thanks to all my team, in 2015 we won the RH Digital award for the Best MASTER of HR and managed to position ourselves among the best European master’s degree in the Merco ranking. I am excited about the challenges and the possibility of making what seems impossible easy and feasible, and all from good humor and common sense. I sincerely believe that good leadership and teamwork make a big difference in a work environment and that people make a difference in any sector and in any business model.

Treat your workers well and they will treat your clients well (attributed to Richard Branson, but it’s the phrase of many successful leaders). There is no other formula for achieving the success of the organization. Only If we are able to attract and retain the best, we will succeed.

  • Human resources
  • Recruitment and selection
  • Training and development
  • Career plans
  • MBA Business Administration and Management, 2012

    Camilo José Cela University

  • American Literature and Composition, 1989

    Westchester Community College, New York

  • Bachelor of Psychology, 1982

    Autonomous University of Madrid


Human resources
Recruitment and selection
Project management
Career plans
Diversity management
On-line teaching
International projects


EAE Business School
Director of HR Programas - Madrid Campus
Feb 2013 – Present Madrid, Spain
EAE Business School
Feb 2011 – Present Madrid, Spain
King Juan Carlos University
Oct 2017 – Present Madrid, Spain
BLC Group
Associate Director
Sep 2015 – Feb 2017 Madrid, Spain
Head of HR in company projects for BLC Consultores
Europcar Ib, SA
HR Development Manager
Feb 1991 – Feb 2015 Madrid, Spain
Area manager with several people in my charge. Responsible for the planning and implementation of all HR Development projects: Talent Purchasing and Talent management; design of development and succession plans; establishment of recruitment and selection strategies in a high-demand environment (average of 450 processes per year). Participation in international HR projects within the group: talent mapping, employer branding, development programs.
Europcar Ib, SA
Head of Training and Selection
Jan 1984 – Jan 1991 Madrid, Spain
Design and implementation of training and development plans. Planning selection and management of the company’s selection processes. Budget control of the area. Training grants management (Fund. Tripartite). Participation in various international projects (Design group competencies, design performance valuation, design international courses). Design and teaching of internal courses.


EAE HR Master on European Top 45
After receiving the Excellence Awards in 2015, EAE’s HR Masters are ranked in the European Top 45 this year. The EAE HR Master is also the third best HR master in Spain according to El Mundo.
Best HR Master Award
2015 award for the best HR master, in competition with the most prestigious masters from all over Spain. It is a vote award by all HR professionals.
Entry of the car rental sector to the Spanish III National Continuous Training Agreement
Agreement of the car rental sector, with and without a driver, to join the Spanish III National Continuous Training Agreement. On behalf of the National Association of Car Rental Companies (FENEVAL).

Recent Publications

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(2020). Cómo impartir una sesión memorable. La Vanguardia, Aula Suplemento de Educación, 2020-09-17.

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(2019). ¿Una brecha en el techo de cristal?. El Economista, 3 de noviembre de 2019.

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