Meet Dr Nelson D’Souza
Dr Nelson D’SouzaSydney, Australia
Nelson is a seasoned leadership and talent development professional with a proven track record of over 25 years in diverse industries/academia, spanning markets in developed and developing economies. Highly driven by vision and passion that reflects his perseverance and resilience to continually improve and make a difference, he is an innate learner and developer with a strong desire in unlocking the potential of people.
Nelson’s expertise and results speak for themselves. During eight years at Emirates NBD Bank (UAE), Nelson led the leadership and management development function and embedded world-class leadership development framework and programs to develop leaders at all levels. He designed and implemented award winning, high impact blended learning solutions, creating lasting value and proven return on investment. His work resulted in creating a coaching culture and a leadership pipeline of over 800 leaders across the organization.
Nelson has championed medium to large scale organizational development interventions across geographies and business units, resulting in a delta of 20-30% in less than 2 years. As a certified trainer he has facilitated over 10,000 hours of training at all levels while working with Emirates NBD Bank (UAE), Vidya Australia, Morgan & Banks (Sydney), and the Aditya Birla Group in India.
His passion for teaching has driven him to teach as adjunct faculty at premier universities and management institutes across geographies. He is currently teaching postgraduate students at Sydney Graduate School of Management.
He has a Master’s in Human Resources and a Doctorate in Organizational Behavior from Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Mumbai. He is a trained coach (LCP, Gallup, CTI); certified in Project Management (VINSYS) and Kirkpatrick Four Levels Evaluation, PI, Hogan and MBTI®; and a certified professional in learning and performance from ATD, USA.