Ms. Ruchira Chaudhary
Achiever's Success Story
Learning must never stop
An alumnus of the University of Chicago Booth School of Business, Ruchira straddles the corporate and academic worlds – she is a leading executive coach, adjunct faculty at several top tier business schools and runs a boutique) firm consulting firm focused on organizational strategy solutions. Ruchira’s diverse and eclectic background in mergers & acquisitions, organization effectiveness and strategy execution, coupled with two decades of experience in emerging markets in Asia, the Middle East and North Africa, helps her grasp challenging people issues. Ruchira has held leadership roles in Medtronic, and AIG in Singapore, Commercialbank of Qatar, Qatar Telecom (now Oredoo) in Qatar and Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) in India.
Her coaching and consulting repertoire spans multinationals, not for profit, government agencies and leading local businesses across industry sectors. Some recent clients in India include DB Schenker, Credit Suisse, Barclays, Mahindra Logistics, Dasra, Omidyar Network, Artha Global, Center for Policy Research among several others.
Ruchira teaches and frequently coaches MBA students and senior business executives as affiliate faculty at several business schools; SMU, NUS and IMD in Singapore, The University of Chicago Booth School of Business, Asia, Indian School of Public Policy, and most recently, London Business School. She frequently gets featured in and writes for leading business journals like HBR. She has authored a series of highly acclaimed leadership and coaching articles for the Mint, one of India’s most respected business papers and also writes a regular column for them.
She is the author of the book Coaching: The Secret Code to Uncommon Leadership commissioned by Penguin Random House and endorsed by luminaries like Sheryl Sandberg, and Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw. The book released globally in late March to much acclaim and is recommended by several academics as an essential read for aspiring, and experienced managers.
Ruchira was recently facilitated as one of the “21women leaders in 2021” by a leading women’s platform in India.
By way of education, Ruchira has earned a bachelor’s degree in economics from the University of Delhi, a master’s in communications management and an MBA from The University of Chicago Booth School of Business with a concentration in strategy. Ruchira speaks English, Hindi, Elementary French and Arabic. She currently divides her time between Singapore and Mumbai, India.
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