Shakeel Bharmal is an experienced leader with a proven track record as a senior executive, a consultant, teacher, and management coach. He has been successful at leading teams to align customer-focused strategy with operational execution. His experience includes leading start-ups, process and organization transformations, product launches and business turn-arounds. For the past 7 years he has been the chief operating officer and director of resource development for an agency of the Aga Khan Development Network. Shakeel is the founder of Oceanblue Strategic, a coaching firm focused on improving the competency, character and commitment of leaders, entrepreneurs and professionals as they embrace the business challenges and opportunities. He is also a senior member of The Summit Group, a global sales transformation firm As a practicing executive coach, he is one of the founding members of the Ivey Academy Coaching Network at the University of Western Ontario's school of business.