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Cheryl Samtaney Director and Master Coach

Cheryl Samtaney has a total of 25 years of work experience of which 15 years have been in training, having trained nearly 25, 000 people so far. Her core expertise lies in the areas of Leadership & Management Development, Executive Presence, Communication & Presentation Skills, Customer Centricity, Sales and Train the Trainer programs. 


Cheryl has worked with people from different cultures and has a unique understanding of the cultural differences associated with developing people from various backgrounds. Being passionate about training, Cheryl constantly looks at ways to innovate and bring an element of fun, relevance and creativity into her workshops.


Some of the industries Cheryl has worked with include Finance, Consulting, Pharmaceuticals, Infrastructure, Logistics, Energy, Manufacturing, IT, FMCG, Hospitality and Telecom. 

Among others, Cheryl has worked as a Training Consultant with:  Vodafone, Bank of America, Oracle, Hexaware, Microsoft, Thomson Reuters, Wipro, Ranbaxy, Infosys, Citigroup, Ernst & Young, British Council, British Gas, Deloitte, Hindustan Coca Cola Beverages, Kraft Foods, Expedia, Groupon, HCL, The Tata Group, The Taj Group of Hotels, The Oberoi Group, Mahindra & Mahindra, IDFC, HSBC, SAB Miller, Capgemini, Goldman Sachs and many more.

Cheryl conducts training programs in the APAC region, India and the Middle East. She also runs virtual workshops.


Her unique professional background includes the following:


  • Facilitator and Coach on the panel of international training organizations such as American Management Association (AMA), Development Dimensions International (DDI), The Mind Gym  (UK) and  Mandel Communications.

  • Local Training Director for Dale Carnegie Training, India.

  • Guest lecturer for some of India’s leading business schools.

  • Regional Training Head for FirstSource (formerly ICICI oneSource, the IT arm of ICICI) overseeing soft skills training Pan India.

  • Project Manager for Wolff Olins, one of the world’s leading Corporate Identity specialists

  • Cabin Crew Director for Gulf Air, The airline of the Middle East.

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