Catalyst Staff

Jorge Ortiz

Director, Catalyst Europe

+41 76209 59 19

As a Director at Catalyst Europe, Jorge Ortiz plays a key role in expanding Catalyst’s impact and reach across the continent. Partnering with leading global organizations as a relationship manager, consultant and facilitator, he enables Catalyst members to drive sustainable strategies to create more diverse and inclusive workplaces. His versatile background allows him to create different programs and plans that fit individual organization needs.

Jorge has extensive professional experience in multicultural, developing and entrepreneurial contexts. He has experience in executive leadership, crisis resolution, strategy redefinition, gender equality, unconscious bias, and goals’ action planning.

Prior to joining Catalyst, he invested 20 years as an entrepreneur, sales leader, professional tennis player, and most recently as a behavioural coach with international experience, helping people and corporations reach their potential.

Jorge received his BSc in Marketing from the University of South Carolina and is an ICF certified coach, a Marshall Goldsmith Stakeholder Centered Coaching facilitator and a Harvard School of Medicine Fellow.

Currently based in Switzerland, Jorge is a Mexican citizen. In his spare time, he enjoys outdoor activities—including triathlon training—and spending quality time with his six kids.