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Vinay Deshpande

Executive Coach

Vinay is an ICF accredited professional coach (PCC). As a transition and transformational coach, leadership, and talent development consultant, Vinay is inspiring business professionals and leaders to develop clarity, build confidence and lead with purpose. Over these last two decades, he gained solid insights into many challenges faced by today’s business leaders which he uses in evoking transformation and developing talents for delivering sustainable results. Having gone through his own transformation, he has a good sense of people and their perspectives as they go through the change. Vinay’s Philosophy is “You must let yourself in!”. This allows him to work with all his senses fully attuned towards the best interest of his clients enabling their learning and growth. He asks his clients to give themselves full permission to experiment, learn through their insights, have fun and “show up” the way they want to show up every time in their life! Vinay believes that to thrive in today’s world, one must first become aware of their strengths, beliefs, and underlying patterns and then consciously work on them to achieve their full potential. He loves working with 3 sets of E’s

  • Empathetically engage with clients.
  • Empower and encourage them with tools and techniques
  • Embrace change through learning & accountability

Vinay combines coaching expertise with real business knowledge gained through 2 decades of working in the corporate world as a Finance professional, Supply Chain operations and Finance controller, Transition Manager at country, regional and global roles in various multinational companies across industries such as FMCG, Specialty Chemicals, Agro-Chemicals, and Life Sciences. His coaching experience spans across clients from Pharmaceutical, Life science, Engineering, Chemicals, FMCG industries working in various functions as individual contributors, new managers as well as experienced middle and senior managers.

Education, Training & Certification

  • Professional Certified Coach (International Coach Federation)
  • Certified Professional Co-Active Coach (The Coaches Training Institute)
  • Certified in CORE Leadership Assessment (Human Edge)
  • Design for Change & Leading Creativity with Design Thinking Method (IDEO U)
  • Cost & Management Accountant (Post graduation / Master, ICWA India)
  • Bachelor of Commerce (Bombay University)

Lives and works in Basel, Switzerland