CFI’s coaching and Leadership development practice is responsible for addressing the leadership development needs of organisations through executive coaching. 

CFI with its experience of having managed close to 500 paid coaching assignments has emerged as one of India’s most respected coach providers. What makes CFI a preferred destination for coaching is the unique combination of the deep competence and Credentials of its community of coaches and the rigour and professional standards of its coaching practice.

1. CFI’s LEAD program is designed to launch young leaders into the journey of leader development through assessment and developmental coaching support and is becoming a popular offering.

2. CFI recently launched business coaching as a practice to address the needs of business owners.


Dr.Anand Kasturi

Director - Coaching and Leader Development Practice

Dr. Anand Kasturi is an award winning consultant trainer in the area of customer centricity and a seasoned Executive Coach.

After a career in Training for over seven years, Anand launched his training practice in the area of Services Management, something he has been pursuing successfully for over 23 years. Anand has been practising as an Executive Coach for over a decade.

Through his training workshops he has impacted diverse organisations across the globe. He blends training and coaching to design and deliver highly effective leadership development programmes.

To support learners and coaches, Anand has designed and launched a very popular 360 solution called 360

As Director and Practice Leader of CFI’s Coaching and Leadership development practice, Anand champions its in-company coaching led leadership programs and also helps enhance the quality of delivery of our coaching services.

Anand is an alumnus of IIT Madras and IIM Bangalore. He completed his PhD is Services Management from the University of Buckingham.


Suresh Srinivasan

Chief Executive Officer, Practice Leader - Business Coaching Practice

Suresh is a business leader with 30+ years of experience in Business, Sales&Marketing and Advertising management.

He has worked across Information, Communications, Telecom and Media Industries in best of breed, world class companies like Xerox, Motorola, Ramco, Reliance Communications and The Hindu.

In his last role, he was VP-Advertisement, and led Advertising at The Hindu, contributing to over 85% of the company revenues.

Suresh has an MBA from The Faculty of Management Studies, Delhi University and a BE (Hons.) from NIT, Trichy, University of Madras.