Vinee Ajmera

Founder & Chief Executive

A mind that is stretched by a new experience can never go back to its old dimensions- Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr. – A philosophy which kindled Vinee’s passion to travel widely across the length and breadth of the world, imbibing new cultures and traditions. Being a complete people’s person, she loves interacting with individuals she meets during work and travel.

 

Professionally, she has played the role of the leader in the corporate and aviation sectors. Her wealth of experience spans over 18 years which has enabled her to run a tight ship like Personage. Her stints at Jet Airways, Singapore Airlines, Virgin Atlantic and Essar Group has not only enriched her expertise, it has also helped her contribute towards enhancement of customer service, hospitality and Frontline employee training. She has meaningfully applied curatorial competence to facilitate learning programs in art and literature and brings the best of professional know-how to Personage.

 

Vinee currently operates as the presentation mentor for India Demo Day, a start-up conference initiative by DLabs, the incubator cell at Indian School of Business, Hyderabad. She is also a part of the Young Bombay Forum (YBF) – a youth wing of the Bombay Chamber of Commerce and Industry.

 

Other than her love for exploring new places and embracing new cultures, Vinee is a fitness enthusiast. She participates in marathons and enjoys swimming. Academically, Vinee is a graduate from the University of Mumbai majoring in Psychology and Economics. She also holds a Diploma in Nutrition. She hails from a large family and has lived in Mumbai, Singapore and London.

Priyanka Ganjawalla

Co-Founder & Chief Image Consultant

Her energy precedes her. This is why she’s known for passionate and high energy presentations and training. With over 13 years of work experience spread across image consulting, retail, aviation and corporate sectors, she has been able to create a unique niche for herself in industries she’s worked with. Her experience in FCI, Qatar Airways and Radiant Group led her to go ahead and launch Personage.

 

Priyanka is the lead trainer for the consultants of Image Consulting Business Institute besides being a part of the ‘Femina Believe Team’ as grooming, etiquette and communications trainer. Her contribution to Personage is invaluable. She brings in-depth training in grooming, etiquette and customer service. Priyanka’s keen interest in the field inspired her to complete an intensive study of image management techniques based on the curriculum designed by the world renowned, first Certified Image Master Judith Rasband of Conselle Institute.

 

Post that, she acquired a degree of Certified Image Consultant from ICBI – the pioneer in this field in India. Her open-minded nature is due to the fact that she’s lived in Mumbai, London and Doha. A hands-on mother, when she’s not working or parenting, you would find her practicing yoga or reading a book.

Priyanka Ganjawalla

Co-Founder & Chief Image Consultant

Her energy precedes her. This is why she’s known for passionate and high energy presentations and training. With over 13 years of work experience spread across image consulting, retail, aviation and corporate sectors, she has been able to create a unique niche for herself in industries she’s worked with. Her experience in FCI, Qatar Airways and Radiant Group led her to go ahead and launch Personage.

 

Priyanka is the lead trainer for the consultants of Image Consulting Business Institute besides being a part of the ‘Femina Believe Team’ as grooming, etiquette and communications trainer. Her contribution to Personage is invaluable. She brings in-depth training in grooming, etiquette and customer service. Priyanka’s keen interest in the field inspired her to complete an intensive study of image management techniques based on the curriculum designed by the world renowned, first Certified Image Master Judith Rasband of Conselle Institute.

 

Post that, she acquired a degree of Certified Image Consultant from ICBI – the pioneer in this field in India. Her open-minded nature is due to the fact that she’s lived in Mumbai, London and Doha. A hands-on mother, when she’s not working or parenting, you would find her practicing yoga or reading a book.

Dr. Bijal Sheth

Principal Consultant & Content Director

Dr. Sheth, Founder of Aspire Human Solutions, is a passionate OD Professional with 18 years of Industry experience in different organizations namely HUL, Jet Airways and Hutchison group. She has done extensive work across capability building and OD interventions.

 

Besides being a Psychologist by qualification, she has a post graduate degree in HR, Law and Doctorate in Organizational Development.
Dr. Sheth is a true believer of the “hedge hog concept”, introduced by Jim Collins in his book Good to Great. She brings an interesting combination of expertise in HR, OD, L&D. Extensively worked on Talent Management with help of Psychometric Instruments

 

Her interests, besides academia and training, are in running, cycling and outdoor sports.

Achal Mehra

Principal Consultant- Wellness, Motivation and Conscious Living

Achal is an IIM Ahmedabad Alumni and has B.Tech degree from NIT Bhopal. Having worked with Top Fortune 500 companies such as GE, SONY and PEPSI, he has specialised in Distribution Function initially, followed by General Management and Independent Business Head roles with various companies in FMCG and Media. Particularly in Satellite TV, Achal’s work experiences ranges across all sections of the Business such as Distribution of pay channels, Content Acquisition, Production, Cable Operations, Broadcast Management, Setting up TV channels and more.

 

In 2006, Achal diversified his skill set into Hospitality, as Founder of Mahua Resorts, and has established Mahua Vann as a top rated resort in Pench Tiger Reserve, with Certificate of Excellence, from Trip Advisor, six years in continuation.
Achal’s latest Venture , the Yogahouse has been established as the top yoga studio, and has a clear positioning as the top health conscious food cafe in Mumbai.

Achal Mehra

Principal Consultant- Wellness, Motivation and Conscious Living

Achal is an IIM Ahmedabad Alumni and has B.Tech degree from NIT Bhopal. Having worked with Top Fortune 500 companies such as GE, SONY and PEPSI, he has specialised in Distribution Function initially, followed by General Management and Independent Business Head roles with various companies in FMCG and Media. Particularly in Satellite TV, Achal’s work experiences ranges across all sections of the Business such as Distribution of pay channels, Content Acquisition, Production, Cable Operations, Broadcast Management, Setting up TV channels and more.

 

In 2006, Achal diversified his skill set into Hospitality, as Founder of Mahua Resorts, and has established Mahua Vann as a top rated resort in Pench Tiger Reserve, with Certificate of Excellence, from Trip Advisor, six years in continuation.
Achal’s latest Venture , the Yogahouse has been established as the top yoga studio, and has a clear positioning as the top health conscious food cafe in Mumbai.

Sheila Navlakha

Communication Expert

Sheila grew up in England and has 15 years experience as a Communications Expert.

 

“If you can’t communicate and talk to other people. and get across your ideas, your giving up your potential.” Warren Buffet.

 

She believes anyone can be a great communicator and works closely with individuals so that they bring impact and power to their audience. She has worked with companies such as Hamburg Sud, Sula and Provogue and provides real solutions to real problems.

 

Sheila uses her sense of humour and energy to get participants to open up, engage, and action what is taught. She instills confidence and self belief in individuals so that they push their boundaries and become even greater communicators than they ever thought possible. Her training has led to greater team play, increased productivity and lower stress levels at the workplace.

 

When she’s not working, you will find Sheila either reading, listening to music, dancing or talking to strangers!