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Prajna Paramita
Interlogos s.p.r.l
I am a highly qualified and experienced International Executive and Leadership Coach working across the globe for the past 20 years. AN INTERNATIONAL CAREER I began my career in the Indian Foreign Service from 1974 to 1982; posted at the Embassies of India in Paris, then Brussels, held management responsibilities in both Embassies as Head of Chancery; was Under Secretary, East Asia Division in the Ministry of External Affairs prior to resigning from the IFS; responsibilities included cultural relations with China • 1982 to 2003: Public Affaire and Strategic Communications Consultant to diplomatic missions of the Asia-Pacific region, notably that of Japan, accredited to the European Institutions • 1996-2001: Business Development Consultant helping Indian and European companies build successful partnerships in the Software Services and High Tech sectors • 2001: Academic Coordinator of the first ever EU-India Think Tank Seminar on Security • 2001-2003: Representative of the Confederation of Indian Industry to the European Union • 2001 to Present: International Executive and Leadership Coach, Team Coach, Peer Group Coach, working with the EU Institutions since 2006 • 2008 to Present: Working with corporate sector clients across the globe My initial career as a diplomat gave me a keen understanding of international relations and of the geopolitical and strategic thinking which underpin decision-making in an increasingly complex globalised environment. My subsequent career has developed this international, intercultural and cross-cultural scope in both the private and public sectors. CURRENT ROLE • Accredited Senior Executive Coach at the European Institutions – individual Coaching of senior and middle managers, and Members of Cabinets of Commissioners – who operate in a challenging and complex political environment – and design and delivery of Team and Group Coaching • Facilitator for Team Buildings and OD programmes, including in EU Delegations abroad Specialties: Executive Coaching with a focus on Authentic Leadership, Resilience, Strengths based Positive Psychology, Emotional Intelligence, Social Intelligence, Relational Intelligence, Cultural Intelligence, Diversity and Inclusion, Cross-cultural management, Team Coaching in a systemic context, Peer Coaching, Developing Women Leaders, including Leadership Retreats for Women I bring to my practice a unique blend of the inward gaze of Eastern contemplation, which has for millenia tapped the extraordinary power of the human mind, and the outward-focused direction of Western pragmatism.
Areas offering Advice on
  • Skilling Up and Future Proofing
  • Career Growth
  • Understanding People Related Perspectives
  • Growing As A Leader
  • Relationship Management
  • Self Management
  • Ethics Related
Professional Expertise
  • Human Resources; Performance Management; Leading in a global environment; Leadership in fast paced environments; Managing and working through people; stakeholder management; self management
  • Navigating success as a woman leader
  • Growth mindset
  • Emotional Intelligence
  • Positive Psychology
  • Social Intelligence
  • Relational Intelligence
  • Cultural Intelligence
  • Intercultural and Cross-cultural Management
  • Manager as Coach
Interlogos s.p.r.l.​​​​​​​
November 2006 - Current
Brussels, Belgium
Team Alchemy System, New Zealand
2018 - 2018
Performance Consultants International, UK
2010 - 2012
Interdevelopmental Institute, Mass. USA
2007 - 2008
2004 - 2005
ANEX, Brussels
1995 - 2001
University of Louvain-la-Neuve
1993 - 1995
University of Madras
M.A. Litt
1971 - 1973
University of Delhi
B.A. Hons.
1968 - 1971
Fee Per Hour
₹ 20000/Hr
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