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Educator | Humagist
After graduating from Delhi University with a Masters in Psychology, specialising in organisational behaviours, Tulika Sarkar began her career as an academic-facilitator at a business school before moving into educational research. With 17 years’ experience in developing employee engagement programs.
Chiropractor | Humagists
Our resident wellbeing guru, Callum is a Chiropractor based in Sydney’s inner west. Having trained and practiced in the UK before emigrating to Australia, his special interests include sports injury, rehabilitation and performance optimisation. Callum has worked with leaders from industry and sport as well as everyday families to improve their health, movement and function and loves to help those who are desk-bound or on the field stay tip-top.
Psychologist | Humagist
Founder of Mi Confidante in India, and with over 10 years of experience in mental health counselling, Shuchita specialises in work-place stress, relationships counselling and early childhood behavioural identification and intervention. As a regular panellist at leading industry events in her discipline, when Shuchita is not working with clients, she consults with schools on classroom behavioural management and is currently writing a book Circle Time; a learning strategies teacher manual.
Social Change Connector I Philanthropists
Gabrielle is a strategist experienced in business, not for profit, Government and start up transformations. Passionate about managing the impacts of change, Gabrielle founded Definitude Consulting to utilise her expertise in engagement, facilitation and communications to work with individuals, organisations and communities to build their capacity to connect with their purpose and strategic intent. Gabrielle is a member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors, member of the Public Relations Institute of Australia NSW Council, and chair of the Women and Girl’s Emergency Centre, which has led her to become more involved in the not for profit sector. In her free time, Gabrielle is an unapologetic book addict, with a love of adventure, good design and a strong espresso.
Journalist | Artisans
Archana Khatri Das has 10 years’ experience as a Journalist, specialising in covering telco, entertainment, aviation and heavy industries. Based in New Delhi, with a Bachelor of Journalism from Benaras Hindu University, Archana is a Content Strategist for TV, print and online media, who loves to squeeze dullness out of the ordinary to create hot content that both stimulates and educates business readers.
B2B Strategist | Technologists
Joseph is a highly qualified, digital transformation leader, with over 22 years’ experience working in the cloud, managed services and integration space. He has been fortunate to have worked with hundreds of different companies giving him considered insights into challenges and triumphs on all things tech. Joseph is currently Chief Technologist at Singtel, Singapore.
Journalist | Artisans
A former Banker turned Journalist, Viraj Desai has nearly a decade experience covering the finance, energy, tech and major infrastructure sectors, including three years as a resident finance journalist with India’s leading business daily, The Economic Times. Currently working as a Communications Consultant with the World Bank Group, Viraj has a B.Sc (Maths) from the University of Madras and Grad. Dip of (Journalism). He is an avid reader, traveler and is multi-lingual in Hindi, English, Gujarati and French .
Writer & Critic | Artisans
Thomas is the Shorts and Next Gen Programmer at the Melbourne International Film Festival, and an award winning film critic, writer and broadcaster. He produces and presents the film criticism show Plato’s Cave on Triple R (3RRR 102.7FM), and appears regularly on Books and Arts Daily on ABC Radio National. Thomas is the author of the textbook Film Analysis Handbook and is currently writing a book about Vivien Leigh and her friendship with a Melbourne woman in the 1960s.
Journalist | Artisans
With 18-years experience as a print and online Journalist in India, Jagdish Kumar is our Mumbai-based correspondent specialising in heavy industry, transport, tech and the energy and resources sectors. Jagdish has a strong academic background; he is a PhD Candidate on New Media with Amity University, and has completed his Masters of Mass Communications at Madurai Kamraj University and Bachelor of Arts in Economics & Commerce at Mumbai University.
Copywriter | Artisans
Di Mace is a freelance story-based brand copywriter, strategist and purpose-digger. Brands hire her to transform their meaningless messages into heartfelt content and stories centred on culture, customers and core values. As a corporate marketer-turned-copywriter, she’s equal parts strategist and writer, so clever phrases aren’t all she cares about. She believes creating a brand that is meaningful to your ‘right people’ comes from knowing your purpose and that customer experiences fuel the legacy your brand leaves.
Corporate Pirate | Merchants
A renowned figure in the business community since the eighties, Max Power began his career as a corporate coach working for Tyco or ‘take your company over’ as he affectionately remembers it. From there it was on to high finance at a company that offered lucrative white goods financing before demoting himself to outsourcing. These days he can be found raging against machinations and building some of the world’s most complex Easter eggs for his own amusement.
Corporate Strategist | Thinkers
With 20 years’ experience in the private and public sectors in roles as diverse as Head of Strategy for an energy company through to managing environmental impact statements in a consulting practice, David, Director of Phoenix Strategic Management since 2008, helps organisations and communities find lasting solutions to highly complex social and environmental issues, while protecting their brand. As a strategist and peacemaker, David helps clients who are stuck on issues that polarise stakeholders – issues like stakeholder engagement and outrage, sustainability of communities and the role of corporations in communities. Find out more at www.phoenixstrategic.com.au
Managing Editor INDVSTRVS | Artisans
Joanne is a Communications Executive that specialises in content strategy, generation and business development. For 22 years, Joanne has produced multi-modal content for clients across many industry sectors and is a huge advocate for ethical Journalism! Joanne is an Author, and a professional member with the Australian Institute of Professional Editors (iPed), and The Australian Society of Authors (ASA). Her qualifications include: Master of Arts (English), Bachelor of Arts (Media & Communications), Diploma of Journalism, and Graduate Diploma of Education (Double-method English). Yep. Joanne loves English!