Our Mission

To help create a more integrated and humane world where:

  • Businesses are more prepared, adaptable, agile, and robust to deal with the new normal of the Post Corona environment
  • Individuals are more mindful, fulfilled, and creative, with greater initiative, and making a decent living in a vibrant and energising work environment.
  • Governments and the Development Sector have deeper and more actionable insights into the challenge of creating innovation-center and more egalitarian economies.

Core Values

To partner with all stakeholders with respect, transparency and a win-win approach

Our Team

Nausherwan Akram

His pragmatic, methodical and diligent approach has earned him the trust and respect of many business leaders and the teams they lead. He is currently working as an Advisor/Consultant on retained basis with a number of organizations.

Nausherwan has been invited as a guest speaker on several forums and facilitated workshops on Leadership and Applied Innovation at Procter & Gamble, USA, Young Presidents Organization (YPO), a global platform of CEOs, and IBA Centre of Executive Education. He is a certified Master Level Simplexity Thinking Advisor in applied innovation and creative problem solving and has attended the Advanced Instructor/Facilitator program at Langevin Learning Services, world’s largest train-the-trainer company based in the US.

Nausherwan read his Electronics Engineering from University of Hull with high first class honours and completed his MBA from Ashridge Business School in the UK that specialises in Strategy, Leadership and Change. He has thrice served as elected member of the Ashridge Alumni Board in an advisory capacity to help promote, grow and strengthen their alumni communities.

Steve Kelsey

Steve Kelsey is a Senior Partner at Jump Curve and a leading organizational and business improvement consultant. He has worked with organizations, teams and individuals across the world to develop their skills, unleash their potential and help them become more successful for over 25 years. With an approach that is at once dynamic and sensitive, he combines cutting-edge thinking with an incisive ability to generate new ideas, get to the root-cause of problems and create positive change. Steve utilises modern psychological principles to the world of business and is presently a PhD researcher in psychology.

Dr Min Basadur

Dr. Min Basadur is Professor Emeritus of Innovation in the Michael G. DeGroote School of Business at McMaster University and Founder of Basadur Applied Innovation (BAI). Based in Canada, Dr. Basadur is a recognized world leader in the field of applied innovation with over 30 years of experience in building creative thinking, strategic innovation and problem solving capabilities across organisations. He has helped numerous industry leaders, including Procter & Gamble, Frito-Lay, Microsoft, Nordea Bank and Pfizer, to involve employees at every level in using their creativity to generate hundreds of millions of dollars in new products, revenues and cost savings. His work is noted for its applicability and scalability within organisations.

Dimis Michaelides

Consultant, author, keynote speaker and magician, who combines his unique talents and business experience to inspire people around the world. He works in the areas of leadership, creativity, innovation, strategy and marketing and is the Managing Director of Performa Consulting. Dimis has taught as visiting Professor at the Executive MBA programs of INSEAD (Fontainebleau), CK Graduate School of Business (Beijing), Jiaotang University (Shanghai), Royal Holloway University of London and the Cyprus International Institute of Management (CIIM).

Paul Davies

Paul helps people in organisations think and converse better, whether working strategically at Board level, engaging the wider organisation or coaching on a one-to-one basis. He is hard to beat at helping executives maintain rigour whilst engaging in the complex social dynamics of any significant personal or organisational development. His analytical skills from McKinsey & Company and Accenture support the relational approaches he developed at Ashridge Business School. Serving Ambassadors, Directors, Partners and Senior Civil Servants, he is often a ‘consultant to the consultants.’


Narendra Laljani

Narendra is a UK-based management educator, consultant, and writer. He is currently an Executive Fellow at Henley Business School and a Fellow of the Ashridge Centre for Research in Executive Development. He specialises in strategic thinking, innovation, execution, the challenges of building market-focused organisations, and leader development. He is also affiliated with Change Logic LLC, a Boston based consulting firm that focuses on intact executive team workouts.

Ute Hagen

Ute Hagen is a passionate Brand Strategist and People Developer with more than 30 years of consumer marketing and people development experience in various categories and regions around the globe. During her 25-year career as International Marketing and Business Executive at Procter & Gamble, she created more than $800Million in new annual revenues and impacted the Marketing Organization in their Brand Building capabilities. Ute earned her BA in Business Administration from the Foster School of Business in Seattle, WA and her MBA from the Harvard Business School in Boston, MA.

Roger Delves

Currently a Fellow of the RSA, and educated at St Catherine’s College, Oxford, where he read English Language and Literature, Roger is Dean of Qualifications and Professor of Practice at Ashridge. His special interests are helping others to understand the roles of authenticity, emotional intelligence, ethics, values, principles and integrity in leadership, and the development of ethical decision making methodologies.

Muhammad Akram Malik

Akram has had an illustrious career spanning 30 years in the petrochemicals and chemicals industry, where he worked in senior technical and corporate roles in major multinationals including ICI, Exxon Chemicals and BP (formerly Union Texas Inc) in Pakistan. Since taking early retirement from ICI Pakistan in 2005 where he was General Manager, Corporate Technical, he has been consulting with organisations based in the UK, Middle East and Pakistan in areas including manufacturing and operational excellence, project management, vendor management and succession planning.

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