Sheetal Shah

Sheetal Shah

Sheetal is an executive leadership coach with international experience. She is a Master Practitioner in the art and science of Neuro Linguistic Programming as well as an inspiring speaker on value based leadership, communication, stress control, teamwork, emotional intelligence and self-management. She is also a creative workshop facilitation and designs immersion experiences for teams around leadership and team collaboration.

With over 20 years of personal research and experience in the field of personal change, self-mastery, leadership and creative mindfulness, Sheetal's expertise is in creating a space in which people can realize their own leadership potential and harness the wisdom of the team.  She uses the art of stories, participative exercises and immersion experiences to create an active learning environment.
She is a certified Living Values Trainer with experience in helping organizations translate values into everyday behaviour. Her work centres around helping leaders be authentic, ethical and exemplary in all their interactions.   She is now assistant faculty and partner for Generating Transformative Change, Africa as well as an associate with TSLP consultants in Netherlands.  She is the second Professional Certified Coach (PCC) in Kenya to be accredited by the International Coach Federation.

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Sheetal coaches in Hindi, Gujarati and English.

Specialist Areas

Sheetal is trained and experienced in –

  • 1-1 coaching
  • Group coaching
  • MBTI, FIRO-B and 16 PF tools
  • Personality profiling tools
  • Immersion experiences, open space facilitation and participative workshops
  • Recognized as one of the 101 Top Global Coaching Leaders by the World Human Resource Development Congress in 2019
  • Mindful Leadership, Neuroscience and emotional intelligence
  • First “Search Inside Yourself” leadership programme facilitator for Africa
  • Vertical Development of Leaders

Specialist areas include: Career Transition, Personal Development , Team Building, Building Trust, Designing and Facilitating Immersion Experiences, Experiential Learning, Empowering Women, Change Programmes, Ethics,  Cross-Cultural Communication, Train-the-Trainer, Emotional Intelligence.

Corporate Experience

Sheetal has considerable experience working with large multinationals, small and medium businesses as well as the UN and its related agencies.  She has also been involved in designing and executing leadership and cultural diversity programmes for first time managers, emerging leaders and senior executives for various corporate organizations in Africa.  Sheetal has been responsible for designing and running the coaching programme for the United Nations Environmental Programme (UNEP) since 2008.  She has also been part of a team that delivered mandatory Ethics and Integrity training for the UN system.   She is based in Kenya but has worked internationally as a coach in Europe, Canada, Panama, India as well as the other countries in Africa.


Ongoing  – Deep Coaching (Centre for Transformative Coaching, Taiwan)
2016 - Professional Coach Certification, PCC (International Coach Federation, USA)
2016 - M.Sc in Consulting and Coaching For Change (Oxford University Said Business School , UK and HEC Paris)
2014 - Professional Leadership Coach Certification (The Forton Group, UK)
2014 – Certification in Integral Transformative Leadership (Pacific Integral, Addis Ababa)
2013 - Mindfulness Intensive Training (Mindful Living Kenya, Nairobi)
2011 - Level 1 Facilitator Accreditation (Worldsview Consulting, South Africa)
2009 - Process Orientated Facilitative Leadership (Deep Democracy Institute, Nairobi)
2006 - Psychometrics, British Psychological Society Level A and B Certification in Occupational and Personality Testing (OPP, Oxford)
2006 - Master Practitioner, Neuro Linguistic Programming (Bennett/Stellar University, UK)
2005 - Coach Certification (Human Xpression, UK)