Cristina Manterola


consultant name

Cristina Manterola Egon Zehnder, Santiago


Cristina Manterola , based in Santiago, focuses on the consumer and services sectors. She provides a range of services, from executive search to leadership and corporate governance consulting. Cristina is active in Egon Zehnder’s Diversity and Inclusion Team.


Prior to joining Egon Zehnder, Cristina was an Associate with McKinsey & Company, based in Santiago, where she focused on strategy, operations, and organization engagements in multiple sectors including consumer goods and services. Cristina also led the creation of a non-profit educational institution called APTUS CHILE, to develop and systematize teaching methodologies and transfer them to public and semi-public schools through in-situ transformation programs, frequent testing, and technical courses for school staff.

Cristina earned a BS in Astronomy and an MS in Engineering from Universidad Católica de Chile, and an MBA from IESE Business School, Universidad de Navarra, Spain.

News and Publications

Ethical Boardroom – Cristina Manterola – Boosting Lat Am Boardroom Gender Diversity

Latin America is lagging behind Europe and the United States when it comes to gender diversity in the boardroom. How can it catch up, asks Egon Zehnder’s Cristina Manterola in Ethical Boardroom magazine?

La Tercera – Latin America Inc Needs to Tap More Female Talent

Latin American companies are slowly bringing more women onto corporate boards, but still have a long way to go, reports La Tercera.

 2016 Egon Zehnder Latin American Board Diversity Analysis - Image

2016 Egon Zehnder Latin American Board Diversity Analysis

Across the globe, gender diversity has been on the agenda of boards and nominating committees for more than two decades. During that time, however, the way in which diversity is thought of has evolved.

The Wall Street Journal – Study Reveals Lack of Women on Latin American Boards

Women occupy fewer than 7% of board seats in Latin American companies, according to a recent Egon Zehnder study cited in an article by The Wall Street Journal.

consultant name

Cristina Manterola Egon Zehnder, Santiago