Ben Croft is the president of the World Business and Executive Coach Summit and co-founder of the Coach Master toolkit as well as the CEO of the Executive Coach MBA. He is also an award-winning marketer. Ben has over 4,000 coaches as clients from 149 countries and his annual event in 2014 attracted over 14,500 business and executive coaches. Ben works firsthand with the world’s leading experts in the coaching industry including Marshall Goldsmith, Seth Goden, John C. Maxwell, Brian Tracey, David Allen, Karen Kimsi-House, Vern Harnish, Sir John Whitmore, Michael E. Gerber and heads of the largest coaching organisations in the world.
Ann De Villiers is an experienced human resource leader with a successful track record of over 20 years in the HR business particularly with KEO International Consultants. Ann currently leads KEO’s global human resource enterprise and is responsible for driving workforce strategy across KEO’s diverse human capital including talent acquisition, development, rewards, and HR governance for over 2,500 employees. Ann is a passionate, inspirational leader having years of experience successfully implementing centers of excellence within KEO.
Rama Chakaki is the co-founder and CEO of Dubai based Baraka Ventures. Rama’s passion is to promote a collaborative approach, invest in social enterprise, use technology for social development and nurture a generation of social entrepreneurs among youth and women in the Arab world. Find out more about her inspiring story focused on creating significant positive change in this week's podcast episode.
Arul Subramaniam is the co founder of Brainobrain Kids Academy. Brainobrain is an organization that started in Chennai over 12 years ago and now has a presence in over 25 countries with more than 2,000 teachers and over a 100,000 children go through its programmes. Brainobrain was created to nurture and support children to sharpen their mind skills. Arul heads the research and development as well as designs its syllabus and curriculum for the children. He also facilitates mind training programmes and public workshops for teachers, students, parents, managers and business leaders around the world. He is passionate about enabling and empowering people.
Maeve Galvin is the co-founder and managing director of Apple Tree Nursery, with a reputation for delivering excellence in child care standards in Qatar. As a parent of three children, Maeve recognized that a child’s nursery environment is a huge stepping-stone for both parents and the child. So Apple Tree Nursery was born out of this thought as she recognises the need for a different standard of nursery within Qatar.