Merche del Valle
Managing Director & Chief Talent and HR Officer
Ms. del Valle is a Managing Director and the Chief Talent and HR Officer, responsible for building the human capital of the firm, defining talent-driven organizational structures, developing a robust and diverse pipeline of leadership talent, and working across Grain and portfolio companies to identify, assess, recruit, deploy, enrich, and retain exceptionally talented high performing professionals.
Prior to Grain, Ms. del Valle led Goldman Sachs’ global coaching and advisory practice. Previously, she was Regional Head of Talent, Leadership, and Organizational Development at Prudential Corporation in Asia Pacific, Director of Leadership and Organizational Development at Unilever, and held roles across leadership and Management Consulting at PricewaterhouseCoopers.
Ms. del Valle holds an Economics and Business Administration degree from CUNEF Complutense University of Madrid. She is a certified Executive Coach and was awarded the highest Master Practitioner Executive Coaching level by the European Mentoring & Coaching Council.