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Dr Nelson D'Souza



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Dr Nelson D'Souza




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Dr. Nelson D'Souza is a highly seasoned leadership, talent and organizational development professional with over 25 years of in-depth experience in diverse industries (& academia) across geographies such as Australia, India, Middle East and South East Asia. Dr. D'Souza's pioneering work as Vice President- Leadership and Management Development at Emirates NBD, (No. 1 Banking brand in UAE) has set a benchmark in the region. He has been the architect of the leadership development framework and programs embedded across the organization. The initiatives that he designed and implemented have won global awards & accolades from Association for Talent Development (USA), Brandon Hall Group (USA) and LearnX (Australia). Dr. D'Souza has closely worked with best in class executive education providers such as Duke CE, Harvard, IESE, RBL, INSEAD etc. in co-creating cutting edge learning & leadership solutions. Dr. D’Souza served the Aditya Birla Group for nearly a decade and had the incredible opportunity of driving several OD and HRD initiatives across group units in India and overseas. He had the privilege of working with several senior executives (including board members) in designing and implementing a string of cutting edge OD interventions. Dr. D'Souza is a post-graduate in Human Resources with a doctorate in Social Sciences from Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Mumbai. He has recently earned the credential 'Certified Professional in Learning & Performance' from ATD USA. He is a trained coach, certified psychometric assessor (MBTI, PI, SHL, Hogan) and highly rated trained workshop facilitator. Besides his corporate career, Dr. D'Souza has pursued his passion for teaching by being an adjunct faculty (in Organization Behavior & International HRM) for over 15 years at premier management institutes/ universities in India, UAE, and Australia. Dr. D’Souza is an innate learner and developer with a strong desire to unlock people potential towards superior performance. Highly driven by vision and passion that reflects his perseverance/resilience to continually improve and leave a legacy. Dr. D’Souza is involved in teaching/consultancy at the premier Sydney Graduate School of Management. He is currently located in Sydney and happy to travel around Australia/Overseas in helping organisations develop their human capital.

New South Wales, Victoria, Queensland, Northern Territory, South Australia, Western Australia, Tasmania, International

Financial Services, Manufacturing, Other

Career Planning, Coaching and Mentoring, Compliance, Instructional Design, Leadership, Learning Styles, Management, Organisational Development, Project Management, Registered Training Organisation

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