ROLE PLAYERS 2017 - Hema Parbhoo

Hema Parbhoo

Umbo Human Potential Solutions

As founder & Director of ''Umbo Human Potential Solutions, Hema Parbhoo's passion lies in creating Direction, Alignment and Commitment across organisations and individuals, thereby ''Igniting Potential.'' She has worked for over 16 years with leaders from all spheres across various sectors. She is a registered IOP (Industrial & Organisational Psychologist) and has a diverse Communications, Journalism and Marketing academic background.

She has extensive experience in leadership development, learning & design, executive coaching, innovation, product & business development. She has worked with diverse clients across SA, Africa, Europe and Asia. She was appointed at various Executive levels which included, Head of Leadership Solutions: Centre for Creative Leadership (CCL) Sub-Saharan Africa and HR Head: Corporate Executive Office (Nedbank). She has lectured at the University of Witwatersrand (SA) and has presented at various conferences.

She is currently involved with GIBS, one of the leading business schools in Africa, on a Women Leadership in Emerging Markets book. As a business consultant and aspiring social entrepreneur, she works closely with global business simulation & learning t echnologies in terms of enhancing people and organisational growth. She has been key in pioneering leading edge ''Accelerated Learning / Leadership / Entrepreneur Labs'' that enhances the experiential learning process. Her passion for human potential and entrepreneur development, continues to be her driving force.