Pankaj Kumar Sinha

Pankaj's management career reflects 20 years of leadership experience and achievements in general management, operations, human resources management, training & development and TQM. He has work experience in and understanding of two emerging economies – India and Africa – across a broad spectrum of industries including engineering/construction, office automation and petrochemicals

After completing an honours degree in English Literature, Pankaj earned a master's degree in Human Resources and Industrial Relations from Xavier's Labour Relations Institure (XLRI), India with a specialisation in Organisation Change and Development (1991).   He has also attended specialised management courses on strategy formulation, strategy execution and change management at IMD Lausanne.

Pankaj is currently the Managing Director at Schindler Lifts (SA), responsible for the Sub Saharan Africa region. His previous assignment was at Schindler India, initially as Director: Human Resources and then as Director: Service Business. Prior to Schindler he worked with Xerox and Reliance Industries in the petrochemical industry.

Pankaj is a certified trainer for Leadership, Management Coaching and TQM. He has trained senior executives in 15 countries in Europe, Asia Pacific and India. His interests include travelling and travel writing.