Sonia Alvarez-Robinson

Executive Director, Strategic Consulting
Georgia Institute of Technology

Sonia has 25 years of proven experience helping organizations create high performing organizational cultures and facilitating sustainable improvement by engaging and mobilizing people. She leads Georgia Tech’s internal consulting team in advancing the Institute through strategy development and execution, business process improvements, change management, project and portfolio management, and organizational effectiveness.

Sonia joined Georgia Tech in April of 2014 after six years as a director in PwC’s management consulting practice where she served academic, healthcare and global corporate clients. Her experience includes enterprise technology implementations, major business transformations, mergers and integrations, and strategy execution. Earlier in her career Sonia was the director of strategic development for the Georgia Department of Human Resources, director of distance communication and learning for the MN Department of Health, an HR business partner with Cummins Power Generation, director of diversity and inclusion for the Minnesota Department of Health, and a mediator with the Minnesota Supreme Court.

Sonia is a PhD in Human and Organizational Systems and has designed and led faculty development courses in numerous colleges and universities. She holds master’s degrees in Human Development and Organizational Systems and a bachelor of arts in human resource management. She is certified as a Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR). Sonia is passionate about helping people navigate life transitions as a personal and professional coach.