I am Pratish Mistry – a professional coach, entrepreneur and an expert in corporate strategy. Having lived on four continents and travelled the globe, I am truly a citizen of the world and have a deep interest in the human spirit and world cultures.
I spend most of my time coaching individuals and consulting on strategy, innovation and human resource development. I am also currently working on my third book and numerous articles on personal development and organisational effectiveness.
What qualifies me to be an effective professional coach?
In a nutshell, I have the following relevant experience which places me with a unique skillset:
- Extensive board-level, international management consulting experience. This spans across Telecommunications, Public Sector, Retail and Investment Banking, and FMCG sectors
- Solid senior management line experience in various areas including finance, marketing, IT, and corporate strategy. This was gained at blue-chip multi-nationals such as Coca-Cola, Telus and T-Mobile International
- Substantial experience with both entrepreneurial and large joint ventures. This ranges from being the CEO of an international technology startup to negotiating complex multi-party deals for corporates
- World-class training and international coaching experience with a range of different clients
My strengths as a coach
I am calm, non-judgemental, patient and straight-forward. My experience in dealing with diverse cultures and substantial management consulting skills gives me the important ability to ask relevant, thought-provoking questions in a way that stimulates curiosity and encourages development.
Academic and Coaching credentials
MBA (INSEAD, France)
B.Sc (Actuarial Science, Computer Science)
B.Com (Hons) – Business Information Systems
Art & Science of Coaching (Erickson Coaching International, Canada)
Certified Erickson Professional Coach
Are you a 1-man show?
No, I work with a number of skilled associates and analysts that provide support based on project requirements. I also partner with management consulting firms during large scale organisational change implementations.
Why hire me?
I am a skilled professional coach with a thorough knowledge of organisational dynamics. I have worked at CEO level in international start-ups as well as in senior management at notable multinationals such as Coca-Cola, Deloitte Consulting and T-Mobile International. This has given me both the practical experience and gravitas to successfully deliver value as both an executive and business coach.
As a professional coach I will be committed to your success and offer you and your organisation a stimulating space to create, reflect, dream and achieve.
For more information, or to set up an exploratory session, please contact me.