Kamran Rizvi is a founding director, trainer, executive coach, keynote speaker and consultant at Navitus, a leading organization development (OD) consulting and training firm in the country. He brings innovative, effective and practical strategies for implementing change in a variety of organizations striving to grow, build sustainability, and improve productivity, efficiency, quality and impact.
Kamran pioneered the personal-improvement and OD movement in Pakistan in 1991, after working for fourteen years in retail and commercial banking in the Middle East and the UK.
He specializes in behavioral and organizational change and is a well-known inspirational speaker. Kamran facilitates learning programs locally and internationally for the corporate sector, non-profits and youth to enhance their managerial and leadership effectiveness, covering inspirational and visionary leadership; out-of-box thinking; change leadership; team performance; mentoring & coaching for excellence and the like.
He regularly writes leadership and management articles for Blue Chip, a leading business magazine of Pakistan. Kamran obtained his MBA degree from the University of Strathclyde, Scotland, where he majored in organization development. He is a graduate of the Dale Carnegie Inc., having completed courses in Management; Executive Image; and Effective Speaking and Human Relations. He has also attended a number of courses that include “Leadership for the 21st Century”, at the J F K School of Government, Harvard University; Dr Peter Senge's “The Learning Organization – Building a Sustainable Future”; and “Strategic Leadership and Change Management” at the Wharton SMU Program, in Singapore. Kamran is an approved training resource for members of YPO (Young Presidents Organization), headquartered in the United States.
Kamran loves to devote his time facilitating leadership programs for youth locally and internationally. To this end, he serves on the board of School of Leadership (SoL) in Pakistan, best known for its flagship program, the Young Leaders’ Conference (YLC), now in its 9th year. He is also a board member of ICLS (Intercultural Communication & Leadership School) headquartered in Rome, Italy. He is invited to conduct sessions on leadership, internationally, to encourage confidence building between young community leaders from different cultural, religious and ethnic backgrounds.
He frequently speaks at corporate annual conferences on topics of contemporary management interest and has also been invited as a key note speaker by the National Defense College, Pakistan Administrative Staff College (PASC), and a number of universities, colleges and schools.
Kamran serves major multinational and local companies, private voluntary organizations, educational institutes and public sector agencies.
He is married, has three grown up children, and is based in Pakistan.