Joy Basu - Managing Director

Joy Basu joined M Strat Consultants after a 14-year career in management consulting and healthcare. Joy has 6 years of management consulting experience with Andersen Consulting and Deloitte Consulting. As a Technical Staff Consultant and Manager, Change Leadership, she was responsible for delivering projects in process re-engineering and change management for clients in the Manufacturing, Telecommunications and Financial Services industries across Asia Pacific.

In 2001, Joy joined Becton Dickinson, a leading provider of medical devices, as Organizational Effectiveness Manager, Asia Pacific, based in Singapore. In this role, Joy was responsible for performance management & HR planning, training and leadership development.

In 2004, Joy moved with Becton Dickinson to India as Business Manager for Injection Safety. Her notable accomplishments were working on the green-field business case, forming an alliance with a public-sector company, and launching the business.

In 2006, Joy co-founded, Crimson Hues, a Singapore based event management and art advisory firm. The firm focused on promoting south-east Asian art amongst HNI and institutional clients. Most recently, as a Principal at a retained executive search firm called Hunt Partners, she focused on senior level placements across industries.

Joy has an MBA from the Tepper School of Business at Carnegie Mellon University, and a Bachelor’s degree in Chemical Engineering from Purdue University.

Yamini Sinha – Operations Director

Yamini comes from a diverse background and has a well-rounded professional career spanning 16 years. Yamini started her career as an Economics teacher at a leading school in Bangalore, moving on to managing the operations for an IATA recognised travel agency. Thereafter she worked with the NGO sector as a lead member of a Self Help Group organizing and training wives of plantation workers in developing an embroidery unit and marketing their products to customers. Recognizing her penchant for people interaction, coaching and counseling, Yamini decided to pursue her career in search consulting with M Strat Consultants. At M Strat Consultants she focuses on delivery and operations management.

Yamini has a Bachelor�s degree with a specialization in Economics and Political Science, as well as a Bachelor�s degree in Education. She has also completed a Masters in Business Adminstration in Finance and Economics from IMI in Delhi.

Arun D. Sinha – Principal Coach and Advisor

Arun has over 3 decades of experience with large Indian industrial enterprises like the TATAS and the UB Group, and MNC corporations like Dunlop and Brooke Bond. In his last appointment; as a member of the United Breweries World Supervisory Board, Arun was simultaneously leading the HR function and a new venture - UB Air. He also served as external Director on the Boards of Deccan Aviation and Vimta Labs.

Additional notable accomplishments include -

  • All India President of the Indian Society of Training and Development, (ISTD).
  • President, Calcutta Management Association, (CMA).
  • Vice President of the All India Management Association, (AIMA).
  • Vice-Chairman of the Economic Affairs Committee of the Bengal Chamber, Calcutta.
  • Member of Economic Affairs Committee of the Associated Chamber of Commerce, Delhi.
  • Founder - Asian Regional Training and Development Organization (ARTDO), Manila.
  • Authored “Whither Management Development” (published by ISTD) for presentation at the IFTDO (International Federation of Training and Development) Conference at Mexico.

Arun is the Founder of M Strat Consultants and currently an advisor to the organization while he leads the Executive Coaching practice.