Core Team

Dr Bindu

Dr. Bindu, Fellow of the Indian Institute of Management Calcutta, has 23+ years of rich corporate experience and is a certified trainer and coach. A gold medallist throughout her academic career, her doctoral thesis has been on 'Developing an Organizational Culture: Framework, Process and Outcomes' - which was a 3-year action-oriented research. Her paper on 'Culture Building in a Start-up firm' was selected for presentation at a symposium 'Making the Connection: When does Organization Culture Enhance Performance' at Academy of Management, Seattle. She is trained for administration of multiple licensed profiling instruments and has profiled, trained & coached more than 600 professionals in the last 2 years. She has even designed and administered customized instruments for clients. As head of coaching practice in Xcalibur.Coach, she is the Personal Coach for several owners and heads of companies and is now actively involved in coaching school leaders too.


Harsh, an MBA in Human Resource Management, with 18 years of rich exposure across corporates and across countries, she is an expert in diagnostic instruments and uses them optimally to coach leaders in the corporate sector. One just has to identify a people related problem or a challenge, and she is equipped with knowledge and skills to zero down on the path that should be followed to resolve that challenge - whether through coaching, counselling, training or simply through systemic support. An authority on best practices in the HR field, she keeps the Xcalibur.Coach team up to date with the latest innovations in the field of HR and is a preferred coach by young leaders in the corporates. Her experience in the line function of HR is used optimally to support small and medium enterprises to set up best-in-class HR practices and also support established companies in reviewing their HR policies and processes from time to time.


Aarushi, a Miranda House graduate, with a strong entrepreneurial streak, wants to make a difference in the education industry. Having worked on several organizational or self initiated projects to benefit the student community over the past couple of years, she is proud of having represented her college in the Nationals as a member of Enactus Miranda House. Intensive interaction with students of various age groups and across economic strata, has led to her developing an in-depth understanding of the issues and challenges faced at all levels. At Xcalibur .Coach, she is spearheading a project which involves coaching students to enhance their learnability.


Shalini, a pass out from La Martinieres followed by graduation in Political Science from St. Xaviers, and post graduation in International Relations, she has over a decade of experience in counselling - both professionals as well as children. With a very high EQ, she gels very well with clients who develop an instant rapport with her and trust her to help resolve their challenges. She is supporting the Xcalibur.Coach team in the project involving initiatives to coach and support the students to enhance their learnability as well as life skills.


A Maitreyi college graduate Shikha is leveraging on her expertise in dramatics and journalism to breath life into the training content of Xcalibur by coming out with innovative and highly interactive as well as engaging activities to drive home the learnings of the various training programs offered by Xcalibur. Her unique and out of the box thinking coupled with high result orientation is something that is not only appreciated by the clients but also our internal Xcalibur team. Besides being actively involved in content creation, she also handles recruitments.


Alkesh is a seasoned marketing professional - with close to 30 years of experience – and with a proven track record of achieving/exceeding targets in multiple sectors such as FMCG, Consumer Durables and Education, through a network of strong relationships established over the years across industries. He has exceptional team building, organisational and analytical skills – which coupled with excellent relationship management as well as communication skills have led him to get certified as a trainer too alongside his sales and marketing portfolio.


Isha – an MBA in Personnel Management & Human Resources from XLRI Jamshedpur, followed by 21+ years of rich exposure across various industries in India and overseas, she has demonstrated expertise in Performance Management, Designing Competency Frameworks, Competency Assessments and developmental trainings. She is currently involved in assessing and training of senior-level employees and helping put together leadership teams for clients.


Harpreet is an MBA and a Certified Financial Planner with more than 31+ years of experience. He excels in project management skills as well as content creation – thanks to his creative bent of mind. He has been actively involved in projects pertaining to competency assessments followed by designing and conducting Developmental trainings – all within stringent timelines.

Besides the core team members we have other trained coaches and staff members who support the core team members achieve what they have set out to achieve