Avinash Deshpande

Based in Doha – Qatar


21+ years of overall experience as a business leader, Strategic Leadership award winning strategist (World HRD Congress) and organisational transformation specialist. Having worked with the TOP 5 Consulting firms, have gained expertise in positioning organizations for growth by gathering and interpreting information, identifying improvement opportunities, and establishing policies and processes that drive efficiency and quality. A prolific leader, yet independent self-starter; committed to the principles of quality on a deadline. Acknowledged for capacity to inspire elevated performances from teams, and develop strong, loyal relationships helpful in transforming organisations.

Business TransformationManager with more than 12 years of marketing and sales management experience, with past 11 years working for Mowasalat, the Public Transport Co. of Qatar. Experience includes strategic planning, developing, and managing new product lines. Heading the Strategy and Business Development department managing a QR 102+ million in annual sales revenue. Proven record of success, meeting and exceeding projections for many Business transformations.

Area of expertise:

  • Innovation360 Licensed Practitioner
  • IMYB Innovation Management Yellow Belt™
  • Certified Balanced Scorecard Practitioner through The Palladium Kaplan-Norton Balanced Scorecard Program
  • Licensed Richard Bandler Licensed NLP Coach , ICF Certified Leadership Coach , Certified Wellness and Emotional Intelligence Coach
  • Certificate in Job Analysis, Job Evaluation and Grade Structures from The George Washington University School of Business
  • ISACA Certified COBIT Professional
  • ISMS Implementation Certification based on ISO 27001
  • ITIL v3 Foundation Practitioner
  • Certified ISO 20000 / ISO 27001 process implementation Expert
  • ITIL v2 / Six Sigma Online Internal Training
  • Sarbanes Oxley / SAS 70 internal Auditor


  • Bachelor of Commerce
  • Graduated from the National Institute of Information Technology

LinkedIn : https://www.linkedin.com/in/avinashdeshpande/