Awaris Team

Begoña Martinez

Facilitator and coach

Meditation, leadership, business development, mindfulness movement advocacy

Why am I working for Awaris?
I feel deeply aligned with its vision and mission I enjoy being part of such a wonderful team of people Begoña Martinez joined the Awaris team in 2016.

Begoña Martinez,
Facilitator and coach


  • 2015, MBA in International Management, University of Geneva
  • 2015, Coaching Certificate, CTI Co-active Coaching
  • 2015, Umass University of Massachussets MBSR Practicum Training with Florence Meleo Meyer Mind and Body retreat Training with Jon Kabat-Zinn and Saki Santorelli
  • 2006, Master in Languages Interpretation, University of Geneva (English, French, Spanish)
  • 2004, B.A. in Modern Languages (English, French, Spanish)


A well-rounded, curious and insightful professional, with a particular passion and expertise in leadership development and well-being topics. She led the development of the health and leadership programs of the World Economic Forum in Davos from 2009 to 2015 and pioneered the inclusion of employees well-being and mindfulness topics, on the annual meeting agenda. After completing an MBA in 2015, she moved to Bern to develop the seminar and retreat center, Landguet Ried, Center for mindful living, which has become a programming reference in the German speaking mindfulness world. She possesses excellent project management and business development skills, excels in finding synergies across diverse topics and creating engagement opportunities for the strategic objectives of the business community.


  • French
  • Spanish
  • English

I have a passion for

Raising awareness about the power that lies within our own mind.

My inner purpose: Understanding and working with my own mind so that I can better interact with myself, those around me and the world at large.

Begoña Martinez,
Facilitator and coach