WHO WE ARE
Global Business Counselling was established in January 2009 in Singapore with a coverage of the Asia Pacific region. To meet rising needs in emerging South Asian markets, in 2014, a further office was established in Sri Lanka..
We have a wealth of experience and expertise to provide innovative solutions to local, regional and global issues through our practical experience in strategy formulation, training, coaching, conducting surveys, publishing sustainability reports, development and deployment of advanced tools, process improvement through Six Sigma and Lean approaches, campaign planning and solutions based engagement. We also have extensive expertise and experience in effectively managing contentious and non-contentious issues, including product liability.
Our regular exposure to global trends influencing dynamic environments across the Asia Pacific region, has given us a substantial edge in providing our unique solutions-based services.
We are a multi-disciplined organization that has proven consultancy to C-suite officers and key senior managers of multi-national companies on their journey from Good to Great.
We partner organizations that appreciate and reciprocate the “HRF Way”
Chandri Gunawardhana LL.M (Monash)
Global Business Counselling Pte Ltd
Global Business Counselling (Sri Lanka)
Chandri is the founder and Managing Director of Global Business Counselling Pte Ltd (Singapore) and CEO of GBC Sri Lanka. Chandri is the former Director General/CEO of the Insurance Regulatory Commission of Sri Lanka. He has 25+ years of experience and expertise as a regulator, administrator, commercial lawyer, business consultant and Regional Head of Regulatory Affairs of an Anglo-American Fortune 500 MNC, based in Hong Kong, Singapore, Malaysia and Sri Lanka, covering Asia Pacific Region.
Chandri has experience in working with multicultural stakeholders in emerging markets, has assisted business leaders fulfill their compliance responsibilities, formulate strategies for sustainable growth and achieve their business goals. Chandri has guided organizations to reduce risk, protect reputation, and succeed in their mission in a responsible manner.
Global Business Counselling Pte Ltd
Stephen is the founder and Principal Consultant of TCF Consulting and joined the Board of Global Business Counselling Pte Ltd (Singapore) in 2018. Stephen has worked in the UK financial services sector for over 30 years, holding senior customer management positions in Aviva, Friends Life, and Friends Provident International; Stephen also has international experience having worked in both India and Malaysia.
Stephen is a qualified senior financial services customer professional with a deep understanding of the strategic, cultural, and practical application of the conduct risk TCF principles; skilled at risk management, compliance, audit, and the cultural implementation of TCF, and other international consumer protection regulations. Stephen has been associated with GBC since 2014 conducting TCF Awareness programmes in Colombo, Sri Lanka.
We have been actively involved on both sides of the negotiating table, as regulator and regulated. Our consultants include former senior government officials and advisors, as well as senior management of Fortune 500 MNCs operating in Europe, Middle-east and Asia Pacific regions. We have advised Government officials on matters dealing with private commercial entities, and we have also engaged directly with regulators and negotiated on behalf of companies, with regard to commercial matters.
We have within our fold, a team of experienced professionals who have hands-on experience driving organisational improvements leading to market leadership. Their personal experience in managing over 100 top brands across a wide spectrum of industries such as Apparel,Telecommunications, Banking, FMCG, Retail Clothing and Insurance will help your organisation set-up industry best practices in key business processes in the organisation. This experience has been gained through international exposure in Europe, Africa & Middle East and the Asia Pacific region.
Our strategic alliances provide a truly global outreach and sector coverage.
Strategic Alliance Partners
A Big Data & Data Science specialist with a strong BI and Analytics background, GrayMatter has implemented 170+ successful BI, Analytics and Big Data projects worldwide. These solution implementations have been across multiple industries, technology platforms & geographies like USA, Europe, APAC, Middle-east & Africa. GrayMatter is today considered one of the leaders in the BI and Analytics industry. In-house solution engineering innovation & collaboration with strategic technical partners like Pentaho, SAP and Microsoft BI has resulted in innovative industry specific product offerings like Insurance Analytics (IA+), Airport Analytics (AA+), Finance Analytics (FA+), Manufacturing Analytics (MA+), Retail Analytics (RA+) & HR Analytics (HRA+). Head Quartered in Bangalore, India with global offices in Europe (Budapest, Hungary), USA (Dallas, Texas), UK (London) Asia (KL, Malaysia) and Middle-East (Abu Dhabi, UAE). The global R & D centre is located at Helsinki, Finland which augments our solution engineering capabilities across development teams globally.
GrayMatter is a strategic alliance partner of Global usiness Counselling since the beginning of 2014 and provides Advanced Analytics to clients in the Asia Pacific, Middle East and Africa regions with the consultancy of Global Business Counselling.
SENSEI International is a Business consultancy founded by world-renowned leadership development catalyst Omar Khan, committed to customising, adapting and finding holistic approaches that truly partner with client culture, aspirations and support on going projects and strategies, using a unique mix of skills that bring together the very best of ‘Eastern’ approaches to people development with ‘Western’ process improvement experience.
SENSEI International has been associated with Global Business Counselling in delivering Strategic & Leadership transformational processes to clients in the Asia Pacific region since 2014.
TCF Consulting Limited is a training and consultancy firm set up and incorporated in July 2012 by Stephen Rosling. TCF Consulting specialise in supporting retail financial services firms to embed the principles of fair treatment in order to help them enhance their conduct risk framework, mature their culture away from a ‘tick box’ process, and protect their reputation. Firms are set on a journey towards a mentality where customer empathy and fair outcomes are the priority.
TCF Consulting has been associated with Global Business Counselling in delivering Reputation Management Solutions to clients in the Asia Pacific region since 2015.
iNube Software Solutions (iNube) is a software products and services company with a niche focus on Insurance domain. iNube was founded in 2010 in Bangalore, India and currently employs over 280 people including 15 insurance domain experts. iNube has a 18,000 sqft development centre in Bangalore, and sales offices in Mumbai, Delhi, Chennai and Sharjah (UAE). Over the years, iNube has conceived and developed multiple products and solutions for the insurance industry which include ClaimsLive (an end-to-end platform for insurance claims management), AVO (a portal for general and life insurance intermediaries), Evidens (recognized and classified as an RMAD platform by Gartner) and MedSync (QR code based mobile app for insurance customers). iNube focuses on innovative solutions using mobility, IoT and other disruptive technologies to optimize and enhance the Insurance business processes, moving Insurers towards paperless and digital transactions.
iNube has entered into a strategic partnership with Global Business Counselling to expand its operations in Sri Lanka and other Asia Pacific markets. iNube and GBC together bring in complimentary skillsets of Technology and Domain experience and look forward to work as partners with Customers in the Asia Pacific Region, to take them forward in their Digital journey.