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Iván Martén
Senior Advisor

Iván Martén has served as the global leader of the Energy practice since 2008 and is an active member of the Organization practice. He previously served as the Energy leader for Europe, Middle East, and Africa (EMEA), as well as worldwide topic leader of talent advantage in the Organization practice.

Since joining BCG in 1987, Iván's client work has focused on the oil, gas, and power sectors, as well as on the energy engineering, equipment, and services segment. He has also worked for industry companies that are heavy energy consumers, and for players that are emerging in the sustainable development topic. Iván has deep experience in helping CEOs to transform their companies by defining the change agenda and assisting in the transformation.

Iván sits on the advisory boards of several foundations, companies, and educational institutions. He is a frequent speaker on energy and geopolitics issues, has authored a book on strategic planning and many articles on energy issues, and regularly contributes to the Wall Street Journal.


  • PhD, summa cum laude, business administration, Universidad Autónoma de Madrid


  • Fundación Universidad-Empresa prize for the best doctoral dissertation
  • Top 25 Consultant, Consulting magazine, 2013