Meet The Experts





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(Senior Facilitator / Trainer & C-Suite Executive Coach)

Mr Deepak Sawhney comes with over 25 years of corporate experience in national leadership roles in sales, marketing, operations and human resource development.

Mr Sawhney is also a credentialed Associate Certified Coach (ACC) affiliated to International Coach Federation (ICF). He is currently pursuing next level credentialing with over 1300 hours of coaching experience. Mr Sawhney has coached senior executives in large companies/ MNCs in behavioural areas and skills. He has achieved considerable success with all his clients experiencing long-term benefits and organisational transformation.

Since 2013, Mr Sawhney has been working independently as a coach & leadership development facilitator. He worked with Bharat Petroleum before taking up the national leadership role as VP and Head Marketing operations in Reliance's first ever retailing foray in fuel/gas stations. In 2007, he made the transition to learning & development, and changed sectors to banking, financial services and insurance (BFSI). As Group Head L&D with Karvy (2007-12) and Magma Fincorp (2012-13), he conceptualized and developed their L&D functions, introduced E Learning, led OD interventions, managed senior level coaching and trainings, development of leadership competencies, restructuring and reorganization of businesses successfully.

He considers coaching legend Marshall Goldsmith as his influence, having been trained by him at Indian School of Business, Hyderabad on Coaching. His notable certifications, among many, includes:


(Excellence Coach and Trainer)

Sushil Mehrotra has profound experience in People Development and Business Management. He is certified Master Trainer and master practitioner of Neuro-Linguistic Programming apart from being Master Life Coach, Quantum Transformationist, Hypnotist and Reiki Master.

He has been developing people to perform to their best in many organisations and their life. Mr Mehrotra has over 30 years of experience in managing business and helping people achieve their dreams. He was the training head for several organisations like Ricoh, Canon and vCustomer apart from managing regional service for Xerox and national service for Canon India.

Mr Mehrotra has also worked as management consultant for the Indian arm of one of the premium actuarial and consulting company Milliman Global and a German industrial robot company KUKA Robotics. Being an excellence coach and trainer of Neuro-Linguistic programming, he is an authority in the area of Self-esteem and Personal Development, Human Resource Management, Excellence Coaching and Motivation.

Specialties: Neuro Linguistic Programming, Management Development Programmes, Personal Excellence, Leadership, Relationship Management, Customer Service, Communication-Based Programmes, Life and Success Coaching, Motivation, Facilitation Skills and skill-based programmes like Selling Skills, Customer Service, Negotiations Skills, and Conflict Management.


(Trainer & Facilitator)

Sunil Sangra, an MBA from the prestigious IIM-Lucknow, is passionate about training and coaching in the areas of Innovation, Creativity, Design Thinking and Strategy. He has almost 30 years of rich C-Suite experience during which he has worked/consulted with leading organisations in India and the Middle East such as Pepsico, EXIM Bank of India, World Bank, LMW, OMZEST, HAYS, the Future Group, Essar, IBM, HCL, Sapient, and Stryker to name a few.

He has had multiple stints as an entrepreneur and has led the most successful IPO ever, in the Indian media industry, with subscriptions exceeding US $ 1 billion - book built by Merrill Lynch. Mr Sangra has co-designed and facilitated the Design Thinking workshop with Professor Srikant Datar of Harvard Business School.

Mr Sangra has also been teaching Innovation and Design Thinking at leading Business Schools in India. He has trained with Balanced Scorecard Collaborative; Arthur D Little in International Business Strategy at Boston; Exponential Innovation: Vivek Wadhwa of Singularity, Stanford & Carnegie Mellon Universities; Houston; Hasso Plattner Institute - in Design Thinking at Potsdam, Germany; The LUMA Institute - In Design Thinking at Pittsburgh and San Francisco; LEGO® SERIOUS PLAY® method facilitation at Milan, Italy; Kirton Adaption-Innovation (KAI) Theory and Inventory at Blacksburg, USA; Holacracy Practitioner Training by Brian Richardson at Seattle; Design Thinking for Growth, Darden Business School, University of Virginia, USA; Exponential Growth; Peter Diamandis and Singularity University; Business Model Canvas; Strategyzer - Alex Osterwalder; Berlin.

Mr Sangra currently has a large mandate from the Future Group to help build a robust Design Thinking culture, which includes conducting Design Thinking workshops with senior and midlevel managers, building a team of internal Design Thinking evangelists, mentoring teams for finding solutions to live business problems using a Design Thinking approach, curating an internal Design Thinking club.


(Senior Facilitator / Trainer & C-Suite Executive Coach)

Ms Verticka Kohli comes with over 14 years of corporate coaching experience across India and South East Asia in areas like organization transformation, leadership assessment and development, training design, hiring assessments, job design, talent management, competency development, top team alignment & enablement, and top to middle management coaching.

Ms Kohli has substantial experience working as a consultant, both independently and for global management consulting firm the Hay Group.

Ms Kohli is also a credentialed Associate Certified Coach (ACC) affiliated to International Coach Federation (ICF). She has also experience in working with organisations to identify and develop a vision for transformation, create a path to achieve this vision by bringing about sustainable structural, procedural and people-related changes.

Ms Kohli has worked with like oil and gas majors in the CNG sector, leading BFSI players, a global Shared Services Centre for an International Council, central banks and government commissions in South East Asia, a multinational healthcare manufacturer, multinational banks, a leading power transmission company, a top South East Asian apparel manufacturer, a South Asian chemicals major, a prominent business house with portfolios in infrastructure development, packaging, media and entertainment, as well as an established Indian export house, an Indian cement giant, a large BPO service provider, and software firm.


(Trainer & Facilitator)

Deepa Kaur Gill has conducted over 100 training programmes, helping more than 4,000 individuals transform their lives. A globe trotter, Ms Gill has in-depth knowledge on world cultures which enables her to coach individuals from different nationalities seamlessly.

Ms Gill is a Biochemistry graduate from Mumbai’s Mithibai College, after which became a Certified Counselor from Singapore’s Institute of Transactional Analysis under Dr Jessica Leong. She has completed her Neuro-Linguistic Programming (NLP) from Singapore under Dr Billy Queck. Ms Gill is also a certified instructional designer for content development from Middle Earth HR and a certified trainer from TESOL America.

Ms Gill has conducted workshops for industry majors like Ernst and Young, Capgemini, Deutsche Bank, HDFC Mutual Fund, Axis Bank, Ashapura Minechem, Bankedge, Future Group, and Motilal Oswal.

Ms Gill has conducted workshops on Communication Skills, Time Management, Team Building, POSH-Prevention Of Sexual Harassment, Cross Cultural Training, The Art Of Balancing Customer Relationships, Stress Management and Motivation, Personal Effectiveness, Change Management, Social Media Simplified, and Personal Branding.