About Us

Ajay Nangalia PhD PCC WCP

Ajay has 30 years experience in sales & marketing, leadership development, training, organization development consulting, and executive coaching. He is passionate about helping people achieve their dreams and reach their potential.

He began his sales career in Xerox, India and for 13 years worked in the sales and marketing of office automation products, computers, financial services, and education services. His last two corporate roles were at the Vice President level.  He then set up and established his own training and leadership development consultancy and for about 10 years conducted management development programs and OD interventions with HP, Motorola, GE, Oracle, Infosys, Acer, Sharp, Timken, Philips Software, Wipro and many other global organizations in India.

Over the last few years, Ajay has focused on his Executive Coaching and Coaching Supervision practice. He coaches senior leaders and teams in a variety of areas ranging from leadership and team development, managing transitions to cultural integration. In executive coaching, he brings a unique combination of senior management corporate expertise, combined with the real time experience of being a successful entrepreneur. His work as a Pastor and pastoral counselor has added a people centered, holistic and ethical approach to life.

He and his wife Lina conduct ICF ACTP and ACSTH accredited coach-training programs in India, Indonesia, Sri Lanka, Finland, and Tokyo. They are also certified Coaching Supervisors, having completed their Diploma in Coaching Supervision from CSA, UK.

A committed lifelong learner, Ajay completed his post graduate and doctoral work in the last few years. As a practitioner-scholar his research interests focus on adapting leadership and coaching practices to Asian contexts. He is passionate about Wellness and integrating it in all aspects of one’s personal and professional life. He has recently completed his certification in Wellness in Clinical Practice (WCP) from the National Wellness Institute, USA.  In August 2014, he completed his Level 1 and Level 2 training in Emotion Focused Therapy, at York University, Toronto, with Dr. Les Greenberg.

Based on his own journey towards wellness, he has published a book, A Fat Guy’s Guide to Fitness! available on Amazon/Kindle at http://www.amazon.com/dp/B00IL607M6

Ajay and his partner Lina focus on Wellness Coaching for individuals and leadership teams, and focus on Creating Organisational Wellness OD work under thee name The Wellness Trust (www.thewellnesstrust.com)

His qualifications include:

  • PsyD (Doctor of Clinical Psychology) current learner at California Southern University
  • Cognitive Behaviour Therapy Accredited Training Level 1 & 2
  • Emotion Focused Therapy Clinic – Level 1 & 2 – York University, Toronto
  • Certification in Wellness in Clinical Practice (National Wellness Institute, USA)
  • Dip Coaching Supervision (CSA, UK)
  • PhD (Organizational Leadership) Northcentral University
  • MS (Training & HPI) Capella University
  • MA (Biblical Studies) Trinity Seminary
  • BSc (Chemistry) Mumbai University
  • PCC credentialed coach from ICF

In addition, from 2012 till 2014 he was on the global Board of Directors of the International Coach Federation (ICF).

Lina Nangalia MCC

Lina Nangalia brings over 25 years of experience in sales, systems and learning & development in some of the leading companies in India.  She is an executive coach for heads of business and functions in global companies. As an executive coach she specialises in the areas of leadership, individual and team performance, managing relationships, work-life balance and career development.

Lina began her career in sales with Pertech Computers (PCL) selling office equipment and computers. She then moved onto training in systems with National Institute of Information Technology (NIIT).  She managed the MIS and systems at a national level for TNT. She was also the Head of Learning & Development for Raymond Textiles. She has been involved in her own training and organization development (OD) consulting firm before moving on to focusing on her executive coaching practice.

Her areas of expertise and experience include leadership development, performance management, enhancing employee engagement, learning and development systems, and executive coaching.  In addition, she has over the last few years, designed and executed learning programs for diverse clients including Hewlett Packard, Oracle, Digital, Intel, Motorola, Verifone, Robert Bosch, L&T Infotech, Sharp Software and many more. Her repertoire of programs include: Leadership, Performance Management, Communication Skills, Time Management, Customer Service, Client Relationship Management, Presentation Skills, Interviewing skills etc.

Lina is the first person to get the MCC credential from ICF in India. Along with her husband, Ajay, conducts ICF ACTP and ACSTH accredited coach-training programs in India, Indonesia, Sri Lanka, Finland, and Tokyo. She is certified as a Coaching Supervisor, having completed her Diploma in Coaching Supervision from CSA, UK.

In August 2014, she completed her Level 1 and Level 2 training in Emotion Focused Therapy, at York University, Toronto, with Dr. Les Greenberg.

Lina and Ajay focus on Wellness Coaching for individuals and leadership teams, and focus on Creating Organisational Wellness OD work under their firm name The Wellness Trust (www.thewellnesstrust.com)

Her qualifications include:

  • Master Certified Coach (MCC) – International Coach Federation
  • Emotion Focused Therapy Clinic – Level 1 & 2 – York University, Toronto.
  • Cognitive Behaviour Therapy Accredited Training Level 1 & 2
  • Diploma in Coaching Supervision – CSA, UK
  • Doctoral program in OB – XLRI, Jamshedpur (current learner)
  • Masters in Training & Development – Griffith University, Australia
  • Bachelor’s in Economics, Mumbai University
  • AIEP – INSEAD, Singapore