THE VALUE SEARCH TEAM
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Our team

 

José Agustín Catalá, Madrid

José Agustín Catalá, Madrid

Founder, Managing Director

Helping my clients to do better business is always challenging and motivating. But the most pleasurable part of my work is identifying, recruiting and leading an exceptional team of talented professionals to create one of the strongest independent Value Management practices in the world.

Past: McKinsey, Roland Berger, SAP

Important fact I have been playing drums since I was 11 years old, non-stop, still playing!

Marco Alves, Lisbon

Marco Alves, Lisbon

Consulting Director

I’m specially motivated by the fact that we help to encourage mutual and beneficial transactions for our clients and their customers that would otherwise be put on hold or not made at all. Collaborating with clients and embedding this capability in their sales organisations is the cherry on the top.

Past: AT Kearney, Strategos, Portugal Telecom (Altice)

Important fact: I play the guitar, soccer and find it relaxing to prototype small applications

Duarte Chaves, Lisbon

Duarte Chaves, Lisbon

Service Manager

It is amazing to be part of such a great, modern and international company that works together in the most productive and collaborative way. And participating in the digital transformation of the world by delivering top notch solutions to our customers, with the greatest impact in results, is really exciting!

Past: Vodafone, Galp Energy, Entrepreneur

Important fact: I love to connect with Nature. That is why I explore the world, sail the oceans, and meditate with self-consciousness, so that I can really feel it!

Noelia Gomez, Madrid

Noelia Gomez, Madrid

Service Manager

I love helping people in finding solutions to their business problems. Articulating value propositions and allowing customers to see through software functionality into the value it delivers fits perfectly well into this passion of mine, and here I have an advantage: it also helps to increase sales!

Past: Unit4, Basware, Proactis

Important fact: I can’t stay still (have ants in my pants) so I will engage in all kind of activities involving lots of movement: Zumba, spinning, body combat… you name it!

Eva Ordoñez, Madrid

Eva Ordoñez, Madrid

Service Manager

I consider myself an entrepreneur that helps companies to identify the value opportunities of their own Business Digital Transformation and help them to realize the benefits of it. This is a great experience that I'm proud of, and it is only possible with a multidisciplinary international team.

Past: Insight Technology Solutions, Microsoft, VASS

Important fact: My last hobby is to create motorcycle "Rides, Challenges and Tours" - I love my bikes! Taka - KTM 1290 SuperAdventure and Toronto - BMW F800GT

Libertad Siqueira, Tenerife

Libertad Siqueira, Tenerife

Service Manager

I enjoy helping customers to improve their sales efficiency, get a better use of their strategic resources, and accelerate their digital transformation. My willpower and flexibility help me to adapt to new challenges everyday, in a business context where those skills are crucial.

Past: Universidad de La Laguna, King´s College, Technische Universität Bergakademie

Important fact: I love music, dancing and I am a yoga practitioner.

Alexandra Lipasova, Barcelona

Alexandra Lipasova, Barcelona

Business Consultant

I have always liked analytical work, whether in academia (I am currently doing a PhD at Universitat Pompeu Fabra) or in the world of business. TVST, a company which values I share, adheres to the highest quality standards and I am proud to be a part of it.

Past: Nielsen, Mars, BenQ

Important fact: I can do a “monkey leap” and used to be a part-time journalist writing about movies and gigs. Recently I started taking boxing classes

Ian Jiménez, Madrid

Ian Jiménez, Madrid

Business Consultant

Since I started working for The Value Search Team in 2017 I have learnt a lot about identifying and helping to maximize the value of companies across different industries. It is a pleasure to be part of such a diverse and talented team.

Important fact: I love playing the guitar and I have recently started rock climbing

Sergio Medina, Brisbane

Sergio Medina, Brisbane

Business Consultant

I consider myself fortunate to be able to help companies to increase their profitability through offering alternatives for improvement, discovering technological developments and the value of the people who work in these organizations.

Past: Banco Santander (Gesban), Viewnext, administrator of my own company

Important fact: Whenever I can, I get lost in the mountains. Passionate about the restoration of classic cars

Daniela Perrone, Madrid

Daniela Perrone, Madrid

Business Consultant

I’m enthusiastic, positive, perfectionist, and organized. I believe that whenever you are going to do something, you must give your 101% (or more!). Under this focus, I give the best of myself to TVST, so together with my colleagues, we can generate the best results for our customers, and build a stronger and more powerful team.

Past: Leones del Caracas Baseball Club and Publicidad Edison

Important fact: I support those who are passing through tough health situations or have reduced resources

José Maria Guedes, Lisbon

José Maria Guedes, Lisbon

Business Consultant

As a child, I've always had the curiosity of knowing how things worked, disassembling every equipment I could find and trying to make it better. When given the opportunity to study a company and improve performance, it's always a challenge I'm up for. Being part of a team with a diverse set of skills has helped me develop new ways of thinking, which I can then apply to my work.

Past: Man Group, Renova

Important fact: Any sport with an engine is my type of sport. I was the Portuguese national vice champion of karting in 2006

Carlos Martinez, Barcelona

Carlos Martinez, Barcelona

Business Consultant

I always enjoy assisting the clients and my team on achieving better results and enhancing our relationship. With a diversified and talented group of people, each with a different skillset, we are learning constantly as a team. Always ready to identify and assess value opportunities at an international scale

Past: Fivenca Casa de Bolsa, Automercados Plaza

Important fact: I’ve always enjoyed old music better than new music

Emre Uygur, Rome

Emre Uygur, Rome

Business Consultant

Working in a multidisciplinary and multicultural team together with open-minded professionals always excites me since we all learn many things from each other and contribute to development of an approach to solve a problem from different perspectives. I believe that this is one of the fundamental principles of success.

Important fact: I love spending time cooking and working on performance optimization of liquid propellant rocket engine. I think they are very similar; when you are working on them, you need to be very careful about ratios!