With a degree in Business, Avinash’s twenty years of international business career covers engagements in the corporate and not for profit sectors with posts held in the UK, US, Norway and Belgium and assignments spanning a further twenty plus countries.
As Group Learning and Development Director at MCI Group, he founded MCI Institute – a learning centre of excellence which provides a wide scope of learning programmes, face to face and virtually for clients and to MCI’s 1300 plus staff based in 47 offices in 23 countries across the globe.
As a leading cross-cultural trainer, talent development professional, accomplished presentation skills coach, facilitator and moderator, Avinash has extensive experience working with clients ranging from consulting firms, pharmaceutical and telecommunications industries to non-profit associations and NGOs worldwide.
Avinash Chandarana represents diversity through his personal and professional life experience. Indian by culture, born in Uganda and raised and educated in the UK, his background exemplifies a broad understanding of the sensitivities and needs of the growing international and multi-cultural business environment.
Avinash is professionally affiliated with the American Society for Training and Development (ASTD) – the world’s leading workplace learning and performance association. He is also an officially certified INSIGHTS practioner providing personal effectiveness, team and leadership development programmes. Voted as a Platinum speaker by Meetings Professionals International (MPI) he captivates audiences at regional, national and international conferences and is regularly invited to speak, moderate and emcee at industry events.