Nikhil Raval


Work Experience

Over 25 years of experience – including a decade in US in Financial Services and 10 years in Leadership Consulting. In his last role, he was the MD and on Board of Duke CE India. He is an Author, Ted Speaker and a Podcaster and has delivered programs in variety of topics over 25+ countries.

Customers Served

IBM, PwC, Bank of America, First Gulf Bank, Citi Financial, Aegon, Ned Bank, Eramet, Duke-NUS, Sanofi, Sime Darby, Abbot Labs-APAC, Colgate, Deloitte, CA-Sri Lanka, SLASSCOM, HSBC-APAC India: Reliance Industries, JK Group, Genpact, Aditya Birla, Oil India, Bharat Petroleum, ICICI Bank, Max Life, Cairn India, State Bank of India, Tata Capital, IVF, IndusInd Bank, Axis Bank, HDFC, Aircel, Wipro, Clix Capital, Met Life, Airtel, ANZ, Times Now and others.

Sectors Served

Banking, Financial Services and Insurance (BFSI), IT & ITES Pharmaceuticals, Media, Oil and Gas, Professional Services and Consulting, Manufacturing, Telecom, etc.

Work Specialization

Leadership, Strategic Thinking and Decision Making, Leading and Navigating Change, Executive Presence, Leading a Multi-Generational Work-force (Managing Gen Y’s and Z’s) Influencing without Authority, and Stakeholder Management, Negotiations, Leveraging Conflict, Fierce Conversations, High Performance Teams, Future of Work Competencies such as : Growth Mindset, Creativity, Curiosity, Purpose, Sense Making, Hybrid Workplace

Academic Qualifications

  • Bachelors: Finance (Michigan State University, US)
  • MBA: Strategic Management (California State University, US)


Leadership Versatility Index (LVI), Learning Agility, Decision Making Inventory (DMI), Talent-Smart EQ, TKI

Awards and Recognitions

  • Best Selling Author “Target Gen Z” Understanding the Gen Z Mindset on Brands, Work-Life, Learning and More” published in 2021
  • TEDx Speaker: 2019 and 2021 (Behavioural Biases & Motivating Gen Z Generation)
  • Podcast : Working with Gen Z
  • Board Member : Duke CE India (2010-2018)
  • Won Several Distinguished Speaking Awards: CLO Event (2012, 2013 and 2014)
  • Authored several articles in Contemporary topics in journals. Published Case study (Palgrave McMillan) which is used as curriculum in University of Wollongong: Dubai and Australia.

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