Qualifications & Institution
DBA, Business Administration , Cranfield University
Narendra Laljani is a Fellow of the Ashridge Centre for Research in Executive Development. He is a management educator and consultant, who specialises in strategic innovation, execution, the challenges of building market-focused organisations, and leader development.
Narendra has consulted at senior management/board level with a large number of international organisations such as Bauer Media, BT, Lafarge, Lexis Nexis, and Western Union. He has undertaken management development projects for diverse clients such as Alcatel, BBC, Bayer Crop Science, Danfoss, Molnlycke, Philips, SAB Miller, and Sinopec. He has also made numerous appearances as a keynote speaker at client conferences, as well as at Cornell, Duke, Stellenbosch, and INSEAD business schools.
In 2008, Narendra was awarded the Doctor of Business Administration degree at Cranfield University in England for his research into the dimensions, development, and deployment of strategic leader capability. He also has degrees in economics and management. Narendra started his career with ICI, and worked with this chemical multinational for 15 years in a range of general management roles in the UK, Belgium and India. He joined Ashridge Business School in 1995 and worked there until 2015, most recently as Dean of Graduate Studies.