World HRD Congress 2020

Role Players 2020



Antardisha (Directions from Within)

Dave Crane

Dave Crane Global

Henry Stewart

Founder and Chief Happiness Officer
Happy Ltd.

Grant Herbert

Founder and CEO
People Builders

Guest of Honor
Gaur Gopal Das

International life coach

Ashish Patel

Managing Director & Founder Consultant
Euphoria Consulting

Frank Mulcahy

Dir. Business Development
Workplace Bullying Institute
Sugar Land Texas

Isabell Dittmar

HR Director
Lyreco Switzerland AG

Nina E. Woodard

President and Chief ‘N’ Sights Officer
Nina E Woodard & Associates

Dr. David S Cohen, Ed. D.

Founder and Principle Consultant
DS Cohen and Associates

Gill McKay

MyBrain International Limited

Alistair Schofield

Founding Director
MyBrain International

Chloe Bennet

Lecturer / Head of Interior Design
Canadian University Dubai

Dr. Mini Suresh

Assistant Professor
Canadian University Dubai

Jeevaraj Pillai

Joint President - Packaging & New Product Development
Uflex Limited

Mehul Kuwadia

Chief Executive Officer
Grey Cells

Nora Barson

Senior Lecturer (Law)
Canadian University Dubai

Swami Mukundananda


Kristopher Newbauer

Head of Global People & Talent (HR)
Rotary International

Prasoon Nigam

Stratbeans Consulting

Nilabh Kapoor

Business Head India
OLX People

Sharon Looney

Chief Human Resources Officer
Corehr, Ireland

Gunther Muller

Optimal Health Strategist

Zalmay Akbar

Head of HR
Moby Group

Sunil Hasmukharay

Chief Strategist, HC Consultants Group, President
Malaysia Association of Professional Trainers & Coaches (MAPTaC)

Indi Seehra

Director of Human Resources
London School of Economics and Political Science

Teguh Yoga Raksa

Head of HR Digital & People Development
PT. Erajaya Swasembada, Tbk.

Anjali Sharma

Managing Director
Narrative The Business of Stories

Vimala Bhoo Pathy

Acting Head HR & Administrative

Dr. Candice Booysen

Managing Executive : Business Partner (Industrial Psychologist)
BCX South Africa

Devanandan Palmer Batumalai

Head of Learning and Development and Talent Acquisition
KBZ Bank, Myanmar

Clara Amonia Odu

Head Human Resources
Bonny Vocational Centre

Sarah Richson

Richemele International Consultants

Alp Sezginsoy

Chief Executive Officer

Luyolo Geza

Executive Director & Senior Partner
Leadership Talent

Wale Adediran

Group HR Director - Flour Mills of Nigeria Plc
President and Chairman of Governing Council at CIPM

Bambang Yapri

ACC - Human Capital Director
Samora Group

Keryth Mansfield

HR Director

Kate Wood

Co - Founder

Soumyasanto Sen

Founder & Future of Work Strategist
People Conscience

Dr. Suresh Devnani

Author | Researcher | Thought-Leader | Global Speaker on Resilience, Happiness and Wellbeing

Cat Wildman


David Mc Goldrick

Chief People Officer
Comfort Keepers Ireland

Kenneth Kwan

Author and High Performance Strategist
Deep Impact Pte. Ltd.

Kevin Cottam

Global Nomad Inspirational Keynote Speaker | Marshall Goldsmith Stakeholder Centered Coach | Author | TEDx Speaker

Rudy Manik

Chief Human Resources Officer of FWD Life Indonesia
FWD Insurance

Steve Lowisz

CEO, Keynote Speaker and Author

Anupama Vaidya

Business & People Strategist | Change Catalyst | Reflective Speaker | Founder: Los Aurigas; The Innovative Learners Brigade Leveraging Neurosciences for Development

Dr. Don Trahan

University of Maryland Global Campus

Shareen Richter

CEO, Professor of Happiness
Laughter Coaching : Innovating happiness

Kevin Kan

Executive & Leadership Coach
Chief Experience Officer - Break Out Consulting Asia

Lorna McDowell

XENERGIE International

Dr. Loo Leap Han

Head of Group Human Resource and Administration
KMU Eiscon Holding Sdn Bhd

Fazila Banoo Binti Manzur Elahi

Head of Group Human Capital & Administration Division
Amanah Raya Berhad

Ajeyo Rohitashwo

Group Chief People Officer
aamra companies

Shamima Akhtar Khanom

Head HR
Nitol Niloy Division

Judy Janse van Rensburg


Sasa Bozic

Executive Wellbeing Coach
Slovenia, EU

Chua Yen Ling Angelina

First Vice President & Group Head of Human Resource
Yeo Hiap Seng Limited

Joanna Chin

Principal & Senior Executive Coach

Sampatkumar B Aratti

VP & Head - HR, IT & IS
Lapp India Pvt. Ltd.

Stacey Ashley

Executive Coach, Leadership Coach & Change Coach for world class leaders
Managing Director
Ashley Coaching & Consulting Pty Limited

Carole Davidson

Executive Business Coach/Mentor and Coach Supervisor, Published Author
Carole Davidson Coaching Limited | United Kingdom

Zai Miztiq

Celebrity Author

Rafiya Sultana

International Keynote Speaker, Performance Coach, Founder
Neuroexcel Pte Ltd, Singapore

Fran S. Riego De Dios

Learning & Culture Director
Stellar Philippines, Inc


Head - Human Resources
Ball Beverage Packaging (India) Pvt. Ltd.

Dr. Saumya Badgayan (Ph.D.)

General Manager - Corporate Strategy, HR and IR
Gold Star Jewellery Pvt. Ltd.

Sheetal Shah

Creative Learning and Development Facilitator and Executive Leadership Coach

Kunal Wadhwani

Group Head of Human Resources

Cheryl Thacker PCC, BCC

Master Board Certified Business Coach, Mentor, Trainer, Coach Supervisor and Speaker

Dr. Siraya Kongsompong

Senior Consultant | Motivational Coach
Certified trainer and ICF certified coach (PCC)
SEAC | Thailand

Asim Aliloski

Business & Life Coach, Spiritual Advisor
Author & Speaker, Founder of BUDDHA PR | Austria

Surani Amerasinghe

Head of Human Resources
Lion Brewery (Ceylon) PLC

Hussain Afeef

Regional Director of Training, Development and Quality Assurance
LUX Resorts & Hotels

Laurence Vanhee

Chief Happiness Officer

Stephan K. Thieringer, Ph.D.

Business Thinker | Personal Innovation Strategist | Executive Coach | USA

Karan Behl

Chief Happiness Officer

Just Win Singh


Emmanuel Zvada

Chief HR Disrupter and Advisor
3rdEye Africa Consulting Group

AbdulBasit Al Rawahi

Head of HR
Etihad Airways

Avril Williamson

Executive Director
The People Practice

Regina Tendayi

Director Human Resources & Administration
Premier Service Medical Aid Society

Rohit Bassi

Executive Presence, Data Storytelling, Sales Presentation

Dr. Philip Merry

Synchronicity, Leadership & Happiness,
Organiser Asia’s 1st Happiness Conference.

Shaakun Khanna

Head of HCM Cloud Applications, APAC
Oracle Corporation

Dr. Hanan Selim

Health and Fitness Coach|Founder and CEO
Healology wellness academy | UAE

Myriam Ben Salem

Holistic Transformation, Leadership & Emotional Intelligence Coach | Story teller| Tunisia

Deshika Rodrigo

HR Professional, Coach & Motivational Speaker

Haikal M. Z. Akmar

General Manager, Human Resources
Uoa Group

Ibem Idika

Director, CHCD Nigeria
Centre for Human Capital Development

Ritika Bhandari

HR Head
Teleperformance DIBS, Middle East

Raju Mandhyan

Author, Coach and Trainer

Mohd. Syukri Ahmad Sudari

Chief People Officer
AXA Affin General Insurance Berhad

Ketan Kapoor B

D&I (HR) Consultant
Externer Dienstleister der Siemens Technology and Services Private Limited

Coach Darwin B. Rivers, CHRP CPM CLC

Founder / President
Philippines HR Group (Philhrg Inc.)

Philimon Chitagu

Schweppes Zimbabwe Ltd.

Lovemore T Kuwana

Number 1 Best Selling Author, Marshall Goldsmith Certified Executive Coach.

Ashish Gakrey

HR Shapers

Divya Puri

Global - Human Resources Manager
Intertec Systems LLC

Vinnie Raviraj

Senior Director - People & Talent Acquisition
SRG Asia Pacific Sdn Bhd

Dr. Paras

Executive Leadership Coach

Sandra Ihenacho

Director Human Resources
M.Bryan Consulting Limited

Dr. Kanan Khatau Chikhal

Performance Coach/Leadership Trainer/Consultant

Rajesh kumar

Illusionist, Magician, Mind Reader

Vivek Sundaram

Director and Partner
TransforMe Learning Leadership Solutions

Deepak Manek

Director of Human Resources

Jedidiah Alex

Transformative Coach, Author, Director-Learning & Managing Director, Coaching Changes Lives, USA

Ingvar Jónsson

Performance Coach & CEO, Profectus, Iceland

Carine Bouery

Managing Director and Owner / Workplace Happiness Consultant
Synchrocomms FZE

Ron Thomas

Managing Director
Strategy Focused Group

Dr. Madan Kataria

Laughter Yoga Clubs

Ernesto Verdugo Me

Trend Hunter & Generational Expert

Sylvia Jagla

Neuro-Leadership and Business Consultant, Coach & Trainer, Czech Republic.

Dr. Mahboob Sooltan Sohawon

Senior Lecturer
Mauritius Institute of Education

Dr. Sharon S. Rajkumar, PhD

General Manager & Happiness Evangelist
Happiest Minds Technologies

Ved Prakash

Chief Knowledge Officer
Trianz | Digital Evolution Simplified

Prasanta Borkakoty

Executive Director (HR & A)
Oil India Limited

Ludovic Lagesse

Trimetys Hotels

Meenakshi Doomjy

Group Human Resources Manager
Trimetys Group

Ratnakar Deoram Wagh

Group Head-Human Resources
Motisun Group

Pete Garcia

International Speaker and Coach

Saahil Mehta

Decluttering Coach

Simon Hedley FCA BFP

The Strategic Alchemist, Global Difference Maker, International Speaker, Award Winning Author, Creator & Connector. Mentor & Master Trainer.

Christian Farioli

Digital Transformation Lecturer & Book Author

Roshnikumar Yambem

International Speaker, Entrepreneur, Technologist

Dr. Arunaagiri Mudaaliar

Author, World-Class Trainer, International Sportsman and Successful Industrialist

Sandeep Nath

Inner Power Coach

Brenda McGuire

Global Leadership & Cross-Cultural Expert - CEO of WorldWide Connect

Amit Prakash

International Speaker, Sales & Service | Founder, Motivus Consulting Singapore

Anurag Sinha

Entrepreneur and Team building coach

Leon Fourie

Business & Personal Growth Strategist

Brig Sushil Bhasin

Time Investment Strategist - Professional Speaker, Trainer and Author

Chantelle Simone

Mindologist, International Speaker

Leonardus Wahyu Wasono

PT Telekomunikasi Indonesia International

Sonia Sahgal

Director University Hiring
Microsoft India

Vikas Sekhri

Chief Growth officer, EarlySalary

Sagarika Devburman

Executive Consultant And Trainer in Business Communication

Sahil Nayar

Senior Associate Director

Chowdhury Abd-Allah Quaseed

Organizational Growth and Transformation Consultant, : Q&M Solutions and ODG Consultants

Shweta Agrawal

Co - Founder and Chief Business Officer
Impetus 360

Rajani Athreya

HR Director - Insights Division & Country HR Services Leader
Kantar South Asia