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Team

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The Management Team

Neville Gaunt

Neville Gaunt -

Mr. Neville Gaunt is the Chief Learning Officer of and a founding member of HR Plus Global Consulting Group. The co-founder of Mind Fit, a UK based company focused on business improvement through attitude change - The People Balance Sheet, getting the best from your employees.

Neville had a long distinguished career in FTSE and NYSE companies at both strategic and operational levels mainly in international oil gas and construction sectors.

As a Finance Professional and an experienced Accountant his background includes a considerable level of Restructuring, Financing and M&A activity. He has an accomplished track record of negotiating the business maze of short and long term commercial, political and environmental forces that influence all decisions.

He is an international keynote speaker on Performance, Leadership and Engagement and co-author of the leadership book, “Is your mind fit for golf? The missing link to your success” and “Mind Fit Golf for Kids”. Neville is an accomplished facilitator and coach and has trained more than 20,000+ employees globally.

Danny Christopher Heldt

Danny Christopher Heldt -

Mr. Danny Christopher Heldt is the Founding member and Chief Executive Officer of HR Plus Global Consulting Group. Mr. Heldt is a professional with more than 21+ years of experience in the Manufacturing, Trading, Whole sale and Retail vertical of businesses and startups. He has an experience of more than 14+ years in the downstream Petroleum business and had more than a decade experience in the East/ West African Petroleum business.

During this professional tenure he has got the opportunity to work and get associated with the board member of some of the biggest Petroleum, Mining, Telecom & Banking companies in the region, which helps him to leverage his experience and relationship for the business.

Understanding the “Human Potential” is the success pillar for any Organization and the difference between the good and the best organization is the “work force” it has; we have inculcated the vision, mission and values to grow our company as one of the most prominent service provider when it comes to Human resource development of the organization to “make the difference” and “re-defining brilliance” Our motto is “ Developing leaders for tomorrow”….

Learning Team Members

Danny Christopher Heldt

Ms. Lauren Houghton -

Ms. Lauren Houghton is an accomplished leadership, change strategist, executive coach and skilled facilitator with 22+ year’s expertise in driving Organisational Effectiveness, building Customer Centric Leadership and culture, and enhancing Talent Management for business performance and growth. Lauren has solid commercial experience, proven executive leadership and corporate governance exposure combined with 11+ years of living and working in Singapore and across Asia.

Ms. Lauren trains who are typically C‐suite and senior executives in Fortune 500 companies across Asia Pacific and global organisations from diverse sectors including investment banking, pharmaceutical, technology, consulting, financial services, engineering & manufacturing, retail and public sector.

Ms. Lauren’s strengths lie in a personal and business value creation and sustainable performance approach, and energy, motivation, and grounded pragmatism she also brings a strategic creativity and agility in supporting the execution of results. Her notable certifications include - Professional Certified Coaching, International Coaching Federation (PCC), and Customer Centric Consultant: Market Culture Strategies (MRI™), Certified Coach, Marshall Goldsmith Stakeholder Centered Coaching, Asia (MGSCC), Coach, Centre for Creative Leadership (CCL), Certified Solutions Focused Coach (CCFC) Canadian Council of Professional Certification.

Ms. Lauren is Member of Asia Pacific Alliance of Coaches (APAC), Human Synergistics International – Accredited Practitioner.

Robin Cook

Robin Cook -

Mr. Robin Cook is a thought leader in organizational development/culture change/organizational innovation.  He earned an M.A. in Human Relations at the University of Oklahoma.

Mr. Robin began his career with the Chicago Department of Human Services and later established a solo consulting practice working in the areas of organizational development and training. He one of the few people in the world formally trained on Chaordic Theory and process.

Mr. Robin designed and facilitated a massive set of turnaround/culture change initiatives that took the Y.M.C.A of Metropolitan Chicago from 20 years in the red to 5 in the black and from a legacy organization to receiving the George Land World Class Innovator Award. As a result, he received a full scholarship to the Innovation University Fellowship Program. This extraordinary learning opportunity led to his development of the Organizational "Molecular" Model diagnostic tool and his identification of 9 cultural characteristics shared by some of the most innovative organizations in the world.

In early 2008, Robin Joined Angarai International as the Organizational Development SME on the restructuring of a Pentagon technology agency. He has also facilitated projects with sub-agencies of the U.S.D.A. and the F.A.A.

Mr. Robin Cook is learning team member. HR Plus Global Consulting Group maintains an on-going relationship with him.

Francis Jayraj

Francis J. Irudayaraj -

20 plus years in the field of Human Resources Management. Expertise across a variety of sectors, banking, investment, management consulting, IT/software development, real estate, engineering and automotive. Worked closely with consulting firms on HR projects (HAY Group, Deloitte, Mercer, Ernst and Young, McKinsey, Aon Hewitt and McLagan) on compensation study, competency modelling, assessment centres, and evaluation of HR central services.

Mr. Francis is a senior SHRM & HRCI Certified HR Professional with a Masters’ Degree in PMIR and Lean Six Sigma GB and BB by Benchmark Six Sigma, RABQSA. As Lead Auditor-QMS; he successfully implemented ISO 9001:2015 Quality Management System at Toyota & Lexus distributor Al-Sayer Group in Kuwait. Led a variety of HR programs, ranging from manpower planning and talent acquisition, on boarding, compensation and benefits structuring, training and development, performance management, job descriptions, job evaluation, HR policies and procedures, process mapping, competency based human resources, talent management, succession planning, and implementation of HR management information system.

Mr. Francis is Lead Trainer with HR Plus Global Consulting Group, specialized in offering HRCI Training Programs. HR Plus Global Consulting Group maintains an on-going relationship with him.

Rahul Sinha

Rahul Sinha -

Mr. Rahul Sinha brings a rich work experience and wisdom of 32 + years in various fields, Industries and Geographies of studying and working in and outside India. Having worked in Major Corporate like Xerox, Bharti Airtel and Reliance Industries Ltd. Invested 16 years in Sales and Marketing. The next change was into Training Learning and Development where an investment of a further 16 years.

Mr. Rahul Sinha is a Certified practitioner of Quality principles; Neuro Linguistic Program (NLP); Psychometrics; Leadership and Organisational Development; A certified Coach from Neuro Leadership Group approved by ICF, Certified Facilitator on Franklin Coveys - 7 Habits of Highly Effective People Training Program Certified on Thomas Profiling among many of his certifications. . A man of very strong principles who loves challenges in the work front or personal front. He is a Leader of people with a very fluid style of people management. People love to be with him and live the dream along with him.

Mr. Rahul Sinha is a learning team member and the Lead for Learning Development vertical. HR Plus Global Consulting Group maintains an on going relationship with him.

Rahul Sinha

Benjamin David -

Significantly, with over 20 years of work experience with more than 35000 + people hours of training delivery. Benjamin David draws strength from having experience working in various industries viz., Manufacturing, Telecom, Finance, Petroleum, Hospitality, Education, Advertisement, Sales & Marketing, Food Industry, Automobile, IT & Logistics. An established Management Speaker, Benjamin’s specialization resides in his ability to relate work life & personal life learning’s to bring about maximum knowledge application.

Benjamin is a Life Improvement Trainer, Empowerment Facilitator, Success Coach, & Motivational Speaker. Coming from the world of "routine & mundane" Benjamin creates a world of unbelievable excitement & success. He believes that it is difficult to inspire others to accomplish what he hasn’t been willing to try.

Barclay once said "Endurance is not just the ability to bear a hard thing, but to turn it into glory" and He holds this quote close to his heart because this is what made him realize that the past meant nothing if one didn’t have the strength to turn it into something of greater magnitude.

A certified professional from various established bodies’ viz., National Institute for Entrepreneurship & Small Business Development, New Delhi, Impact Technologies of Auckland University, DDI of USA & National HRD, New Delhi.

Mr. Benjamin is learning team member. HR Plus Global Consulting Group maintains an on-going relationship with him.

Sujit Chowdhury

Sujit Chowdhury -

Mr. Sujit Chowdhury comes with more than 18+ years of experience in Insurance, Petroleum retail, Education and Service Industry. Sujit unites wide-ranging expertise in trainings on various topics across levels (top line management to front liners):- Leadership, Sales and Competency development, empowered teams to achieve more for long-term business impact. His breakthrough intervention in organisation people development resulted to achieve the “Ultimate Coach Award” in RNLIC, amongst other significant achievements in human resource development for improving employee performance and organization effectiveness for meeting enterprise goals.

Sujit has conducted people coaching sessions for 230+ professionals and has added 3500 + days of facilitation to his credit. His presentations are with combination of extensive real world business experience and have the acumen to design and implement talent development solutions that help the businesses to grow their people and enhance revenues. He is also an expert in conducting trainings on product pitching, value proposition, client segmentation, client relationship, negotiation etc.

He is a member of ISTD and National HRD and PG in Commerce from University of Calcutta. Mr. Sujit holds many certifications including Leadership through Emotional Intelligence (WC- University), Leadership Competency Development XLRI – Jamshedpur- India, Harrison Assessments, Personality Traits (UF), Six Sigma (Green Belt), ADDIE and Coaching. He enjoys reading and is a learning enthusiast. Sujit is currently completing his Post Graduate Diploma in Talent Management from ICFAI University, India. He has worked with organisations like Reliance Nippon Life Insurance – (RNLIC), Reliance Industries Ltd.

Mr. Sujit is the learning team and founding member of HR Plus Global Consulting Group.

The Board of Advisor

Mainak Ranjan Chaki

Mainak Ranjan Chaki -

Mr. Mainak Ranjan Chaki with 20 yrs+ experienced people centric dynamic Senior HR Leader, with rich experience in Strategic HR, HR Generalist, IR& ER, HR Analytics, Learning and Development-Organisation Development, Talent Management-Employee engagement, Leadership Development, Change Initiatives, performance management with experience in Social Sector, Service Industry , IT-ITES, Retail, FMCG Alcoholic Beverages. He has been awarded as Talented Global HR Leaders Award-2015, Most Influential HR Leaders in India-2017 - CHRO ASIA – 2017 amongst many.

Mr. Mainak is a MBA from University Of Calcutta (IISWBM- The 1st B- School in Indian Management Education History- University of Kolkata), With MA in Mass Communication & Journalism (PR & Advertising) from University of Kolkata.

Mr. Mainak is in the Board of Advisor team and HR Plus Global Consulting Group maintains an ongoing relationship with him.

Mainak Ranjan Chaki

Kamal Bhowmik -

Mr. Kamal Bhowmik is winning champion in connecting people to the core of the heart and extract the best across geographies for last 25 + years in Insurance. An accomplished business leader who has the acumen of allied functioning of Insurance. Working directly with senior level executives in linking human resources development, organizational development, training, and education initiatives to strategic imperatives and business outcomes.

Mr. Kamal is passionate about creating high performing sales organisations. His experience is spanned across roles and in leading customer centric sales team business development, subsequently converged on providing business leadership and management. An avid follower of "WOW effect" which encourages the team to find ecstasy and joy in day to day mundane jobs, that actually helps to multifold performance and develops the true connect with its people in a people driven industry like insurance.

Mr. Kamal Bhowmik is a post graduate from Jadavpur University, Calcutta and did his Fellowship from Insurance Institute of India, (accredited to C.I.I, UK) and a certificate holder of National Insurance Academy, Pune (IGIE, USA).

Mr. Kamal is in the Board of Advisor team and is the lead in strategy and business outcome. HR Plus Global Consulting Group maintains an on-going relationship with him.

Vishal Verma

Vishal Verma -

Mr. Vishal Verma with over 10+ years of cross-cultural experience in Human Resource Function comes from industries like Mechanical Engineering ,Steel and Power, Telecom infrastructure and has expertise in delivering sustained organizational growth in dynamic environments.

Mr. Vishal is in a pivotal role in - establishing structure, building employee value, driving vision and achieving critical strategic goals. He has also developed and designed assessment center/developmental center, competency frameworks with the organisation he has worked.

Mr. Vishal is a PG in Science and PG in Management. He is also a certified assessor for assessment center from XLRI – Jamshedpur and is accredited to Harrison Assessments. He has worked extensively in talent acquisition, management and development at all levels and verticals and is passionate about designing process management and development, change management process, organisational restructuring, career development and career planning for individual and team. Mr. Vishal comes with a strong focus on stakeholder management and client relationship experience at the CXO level.

Mr. Vishal is in the Board of Advisor team. HR Plus Global Consulting Group maintains an ongoing relationship with him.

Vishal Verma

Sumit Bhattacharya -

Mr. Sumit Bhattacharya  is having more than 18+ years of experience with reputed Manufacturing, Appliances, Consumer Durable, NBFC, Financial Services, IT, Education and Retail Sectors in Talent Acquisition, Talent Management, Compensation & Benefits (Total Rewards), Organizational Change Management, Training & Development & HR Operations His HR exposures include – 14+ years of experience in the role of change manager in each of the stint in the area of  organizational transformation, revenue enhancement, profitability and culture building at Astral System Inc, Khadims, Microsec Group and SREI group.

Mr. Sumit is helping organizations realizes the business goals by creating strong Leadership teams who drive the businesses through the research based effective implementation of Performance Management System including Potential Appraisal and Succession Planning.

He is an alumni of XLRI (Jamshedpur), National Institute of Personnel Management (NIPM), Indian Society for Training & Development (ISTD) and Annamalai University. Mr. Sumit is certified on Thomas PPA, Harrison Assessments, Harrison Assessments Certified Business Analysis Professional (CBAP) from Project Management Institute and IBA and Competency Mapping from NIPM.

As a social and voluntary contribution, Mr. Sumit is associated with premier colleges and educational institutions in their syllabus committee, delivering lectures and also for making the students ready for the industry. He is also in the Advisory Board in one of the largest Home Appliances Organization.

Mr. Sumit is in the Board of Advisor team and is the lead in HR Function . HR Plus Global Consulting Group maintains an on going relationship with him.

Our Assessment Partners

Harrison Assessments

Harrison Assessments - aligns passions with business results. It engages and helps to retain top talents and build a unique performing team with employee development and employee engagement tool. Its talent management methods and personality test align people qualification and passion towards the job roles in the organisation. Harrison Assessment is an award winning assessment tool which reduces the time for talent development and succession planning.

Mind Fit Footprint

Mind Fit - Footprint programmes will develop people that are - able to think flexibly and appropriately, emotionally competent and resilient, driven with a real sense of purpose, able to connect meaningfully with others. For simplicity we call that being Mind Fit – people who are fully committed, confident, resilient and productive. These are the great performers who are fully engaged at work… and make great leaders and dynamic team players.

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