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Amit Srivastava

Senior Consultant & Business Development Lead

English, Hindi

Asia & Pacific

Drawing from his experience working for Fortune 500 companies and as an entrepreneur, Amit is adept at developing learners’ business insights. As a facilitator, he uses stories and simulation exercises to make learning interesting, applicable and personal. 

Business background

Amit started his career in FMCG with a four-year stint at GSK and Cargill Foods, as Sales Manager. After his MBA, Amit joined HPCL, Mumbai where he was part of the cross-functional Corporate Profitability Group. He was trained by Dr David Norton (Balanced Scorecard) in strategy design and implementation.

Following his MDP at IIM, Amit moved to Nigeria with Olam International. He founded the dairy business and created a successful distribution network for a market of 130m people. 

After five years in Africa, he started QEF Travel Pvt, a platform that leverages crowd-sourcing tools to deliver value to both customers and vendors. Amit also runs College to Company, a start-up focussed on skills development for graduate engineers and MBAs.

Areas of expertise

Strategy implementation; change management; balanced scorecard; negotiation skills; supply chain management; sales skills; matrix management.

Education and professional memberships

Strategic Thinking – MDP - IIM, Ahmedabad

MBA – Symbiosis Institute of Business Management, Pune

B Com – Osmania University, Hyderabad

Client successes

Cargill Foods – Conducted product launch, retail sales, and negotiation skills training for 60 sales staff and distribution partners.

DeMatteo Monness – Developed and delivered multi-module supply chain transformation programmes for their multiple Fortune 500 clients.

Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Limited – Designed balanced scorecards and facilitated workshops for 300 managers at senior and middle management levels. 

Indian Institute of Corporate Affairs – Designed and facilitated competency mapping through assessment centres for 200 managers of State Bank of India Group.

IP University – Designed KPI scorecard for the Business School faculty and trained them on the BSC methodology.

Olam International Limited – Led management training programme for the trading, risk, and supply chain management area of the business.