Emilia Garrigues


Senior Executive Coach

Paris, France

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Coaching Experience

  • INSEAD Coaching Certificate (2020)
  • GALLUP CliftonStrengths Coach (2022)
  • HOGAN Certification (2022)
  • DISC Certification (2023)

Professional background

  • Chief of Staff to the CEO, IPSEN PHARMA
  • Vice-President Legal, IPSEN PHARMA


  • MA, College of Europe
  • Law, Carlos III University of Madrid

Personal commitments

  • Working with the younger generations to prepare for entering the workforce (partnership with EDHEC business school)

Emilia is a certified Executive Coach and lawyer, with over 20 years of experience in the pharmaceutical industry. She has held senior positions in several multinational companies and has successfully managed international teams. She is particularly sensitive to intercultural issues, having lived and worked abroad all her life.

If you do not change direction, you may end up where you are heading.

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Professional background

Emilia became an Executive Coach in 2020, following a successful career in the pharmaceutical industry, notably within Legal teams but also as Chief of Staff to a succession of CEO’s. Over the last years she has coached numerous high-ranking Executives, Executive Committees, and Leadership Teams around the world.

Her clients appreciate her significant professional experience in leadership roles that give her an in-depth understanding of their day-to-day challenges and needs. She brings her rich multicultural background and exposure to her work and coaches regularly in English, Spanish and French, both with individuals and teams, across a wide range of industries around the world.

Coaching expertise

Emilia is passionate about leadership and bringing professionals to their full potential to deliver high-quality, sustainable results through constructive confrontation and building confident humility (all while remaining human). She takes a holistic approach to coaching, considering the person in relation to their full context, both personal and professional. She’s a problem solver and an enabler who helps leverage individual and team strengths.

She has built her own career around the core values of authenticity, trust and integrity, and as an Executive Coach she focuses on Results, Relationships and Reputation as key pillars to sustainable and effective leadership.

What we say about Emilia Garrigues at Turningpoint

Her clients and peers appreciate her authenticity as well as her direct, but friendly style.

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