Aparna works in areas of Executive Coaching, Leadership Development, Talent Assessment and HR Strategy
She has coached over 100 leaders, assessed over 800 people and facilitated leadership development programs across IT, Telecom, Infrastructure, Manufacturing and Financial sectors. Some of her key clients include: Canon, Jaypee Industries, Axis Bank, ONGC, Petronet LNG, Suzuki, Tata Teleservices, HSBC, Citibank, Hindalco, GHCL, Global Logic, Ivy Comptech, RSWM, Kenda Farben, EyeQ Hospitals amongst others.
Her deep knowledge of the human behaviour was further honed by her extensive training with the Indian Society for Applied Behavioural Sciences (ISABS). She is a Master Practitioner in NLP, Certified Practitioner of Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) therapy, an Advanced Practitioner of Bach Flower Remedies and an international “Heal Your Life®” Workshop Leader based on Louise Hay’s philosophy. She is certified on CPP, a simulated psychometric tool on cognitive processing and has worked with psychometric tools like Firo-B, MBTI, DISC, Belbin, Birkman, Hogan, OPQ, TalentQ, LSI among others . She has a working knowledge of TA and Gestalt.
Her straightforward yet gentle and empathetic approach with coachees helps her connect and make a difference across age groups and across levels. She is appreciated for addressing difficult issues in a practical, innovative and supportive manner.
Aparna brings close to 25 years of experience across HR and Sales functions working with multinational organizations like HCL Hewlett Packard, Cadence, Fidelity, Manhattan Associates, Nokia and NSN. Her last two assignments, before becoming independent in 2004, were as Head of HR-Software Business, Fidelity Investments and Head of HR, Manhattan Associates.
She has the unique experience of being part of the key team setting up the largest manufacturing plant for Nokia at Chennai, India. She has been instrumental in solving some complicated problems at Nokia. She has been instrumental in setting up the department at Cadence, Fidelity and Manhattan Associates.
She has a degree in Commerce from Panjab University, Chandigarh and an MBA from Birla Institute of Technology, Mesra. She is currently living up life and pursuing her varied interests in traveling, photography, music and spirituality.