Welcome to the Midas and CS Institute of Management’s Distinguished Business Coaching Team! Our esteemed group of seasoned business coaches is here to guide you towards success and excellence. Meet the minds behind transformative leadership and strategic acumen, each bringing a wealth of experience and expertise to empower individuals and organizations alike. Explore the profiles below to discover the faces driving innovation and fostering growth. Join us on a journey of professional development and unlock the full potential of your leadership skills with our dedicated coaching staff.

Prof. Parag Shah

Entrepreneurial Strategy and Creativity

An entrepreneur and an educationist, Prof. Shah is the Founder of MIDAS School of Entrepreneurship And founding Chairman of FLAME University - India’s first Liberal Arts University. He is considered the pioneer in bringing Liberal Arts into India. Prof. Parag Shah is a serial entrepreneur and is a pioneer in the real estate industry and also the MD of the award-winning Californian-style Oxford Golf Course, Oxford Aviation and Oxford Golf Club.

Pooja Shah

Co - Founder, Director and Head of academics

Director & Head of Academics, MIDAS and CS Institute of Management, Pooja is an award winning Transformation and Impact Coach and also a distinguished TedX Speaker. Her impressive record includes empowering over 6500 individuals, conducting 100+ workshops, and impacting 300+ businesses. She has been bestowed with the prestigious title of “Woman Entrepreneur of the Year” at the renowned Bombay Stock Exchange in 2021.

Dr. Cobus van Rooijen

Dr. van Rooijen is a Dutch national from Amsterdam, the Netherlands. He has facilitated multiple business turnarounds with a 40 year track record of success. In his corporate career he has held several GM and MD positions, amongst which was as global head of Sales, Distribution and Trade Marketing commercial excellence for Heineken. He currently coaches/consults on GTM and Trade Marketing to country teams.

Krystyna Litwa

Krystyna Litwa is the Founder of Design to Align Consulting & Coaching, a management consulting firm focusing on people. She is dedicated to helping leaders become better leaders, they face challenging demands and lead better the ever-changing workplace dynamics and people. All while developing resilience and fostering company growth. Krystyna has earned a Master's degree in Organizational Behavior, and is an Associate Certified Coach by the International Coaching Federation.

Krishnan Subramaniam

Krishnan is a seasoned professional in the areas of Supply Chain, Logistics and Commercial Shipping . He is currently the Strategic Adviser for Transworld group, UAE/India for Tankers and Liquid cargo logistics. He is the past President for the Middle East branch of the Institute of Chartered Shipbrokers U.K. He is currently the Chairman of the Global Digitalization project.

Nellooli Rajasekharan

Transformational Leadership

His 30 years’ experience and a combination of change management and strategic consultancy experience has enabled him to develop and implement customized solutions in complex business environments that have resulted in long-term client partnerships. He is a member of Mensa International and has published “Competency Web – The Corporate DNA”, and several novels.

Umesh Kothari

Dr. Kothari has nearly 30 years of rich industry experience in strategy, marketing, customer engagement, analytics and research in UAE, USA and India. He has worked for 7 global organisations i.e. Nike, Frost & Sullivan, Lowe Lintas, Pepsico, Nielsen and Union National Bank (now ADCB). Dr. Umesh has coached and mentored professionals across different functions and management levels to ensure they are aligned to enhance performance.

Kenny Chong

Dr. Kenny Chong is a seasoned HR professional with a remarkable 16-year track record, specializing in optimizing human resources to drive business growth. Throughout his career, Kenny has earned recognition for his HR expertise by successfully collaborating with senior leaders in multinational organizations at both regional and country levels, effectively translating business visions into performance-boosting HR strategies.

Chirag Gujarati

Lean Startup and Market Innovation

Chirag Gujarati is a business coach and mentor to various students and entrepreneurs alike. He started his career as a University Professor at Independent College Dublin, Ireland and AURO University Surat, in the areas of Entrepreneurship, Marketing and Strategy. As an entrepreneur, Chirag has had three start-up ventures so far which are in the field of education and e-learning.

Nirav Suratwala

Economic Edge

A gold medalist in Bachelors in Foreign Trade, he is also an MBA in International Business and Finance and is the founder of H.V.Desai Competitive Exams Center. He has 10 years of teaching experience and has authored six books on Management Subjects and Current Events. He has also authored books on 10 MBA subjects including Economics.

Daksh Sethi

Image Enhancement and Business Decorum

Mr. Daksh Sethi, a 2 times TEDx Speaker, Josh Talks Speaker, a Corporate Trainer, Educational & Business Consultant, Soft Skills Trainer & an Academician, has positively impacted the lives of more than 25,000 individuals from different fields and age groups.

Abhishek Sengupta

Public Relations for Enterprises

Abhishek Sengupta is an award-winning journalist, writer, analyst, TV commentator, public speaker and a mediaprenuer with a demonstrated history of launching, leading and managing media teams and organisations in the Middle East region. He founded and as a mentoring project for a small team of journalists and content specialists that now run the portal.

Soha Chahine

Soha stands as a distinguished figure in the corporate coaching and training realm, with a rich background in human resources management. As the founder of Forward Training & Consulting FZE, she brings over a decade of expertise to the table, specializing in Emotional Intelligence, resilience, and leadership training.

Anindyo Naskar

Anindyo is a strategic leader in the field of Leadership and Talent Development, with an impressive track record spanning over 2 decades. He has been instrumental in driving transformations and launching new projects, making significant contributions to the growth and expansion of various organizations.

Priyanka Singh

Priyanka Singh is an Integrated Marketing Professional with over a decade of experience with leading media conglomerates including the Times of India Group and the Reliance Group. Her vast expertise traverses across content strategy, communication and reputation management, media strategy, new market development, large scale events & Ips .

Fizza Sabir

“The happiest people don't have the best of everything, they just make the best of everything” – following this Life philosophy has helped Fizza to continuously acquire new skills, and develop a positive attitude. With extensive years of diverse HR experience, Fizza worked across different countries and industries. For the past 10 years she continued her journey with multiple roles and scopes with Det Norske Veritas, the leading classification society.

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