Nilima Bhat: Founder-Director, Sampurnah
Nilima Bhat is a visionary, author, speaker, facilitator and coach for Conscious Leadership, Diversity & Inclusion and Integral Health. Her new book, Shakti Leadership – Embracing Feminine & Masculine Power in Business, with Raj Sisodia launched to a 11-city book tour of the US in April 2016. www.shaktileadershipbook.com
Nilima is an active member of the Conscious Capitalism movement and recently served as Core Faculty for the Academy of Conscious Leadership for Whole Foods Market. A passionate advocate for women in leadership, Bhat is a regular key-note speaker and facilitator at the global WIN Conferences held in Rome, Tokyo, Prague and Berlin. Bhat has lived and worked in Singapore, London and Hong Kong and had a 10-year career in Corporate Communications and PR for a ITC-Welcomgroup hotel, Philips India and ESPN STAR Sports, Asia-Pacific.
She returned to India in 2004 with her husband to set up a leadership coaching, training & consulting firm, Roots & Wings. Her extensive client base includes blue-chip companies like TCS, Societe Generale Bank, Microsoft and Vodafone, as well as academic institutions, developmental organizations and members of professional networks such as the YPO, Indus International School, SKS Microfinance and Masoom.
A qualified yoga teacher from the International Sivananda Yoga Vedanta Centre, Bhat is also a teacher-practitioner of the Integral Yoga of Sri Aurobindo & The Mother. She co-authored ‘My Cancer Is Me’, outlining the integrative medicine-based ‘Sampurnah Cancer Program’ developed by her. She is a trained dancer and choreographer, and co-founded a professional dance company whose mission is to de-mystify Indian dance and spiritual sciences for international audiences.Nilima is now focused on building a global network of Shakti-based leaders and entrepreneurs who collaborate to create peace and beauty through fair exchange.
Vijay Bhat: Director, Sampurnah
Co-author of the highly acclaimed ‘My Cancer Is Me: The Journey From Illness To Wholeness’, Vijay helps people (and organizations) who find themselves in transition and are challenged by the turbulence that inevitably accompanies it. He specialises in the areas of strategic consulting, leadership development, group training and individual coaching/ counselling. To these fields, he brings a holistic approach which combines his management wisdom, lived experience of dealing with cancer and psychological insight. Previously, he has served in various leadership positions, including Regional Strategy Director for Ogilvy & Mather Asia Pacific. He has a corporate experience of 25 yrs in India and overseas. Vijay is also a Qualified NLP & Enneagram practitioner.