AYESHA KUVAPALLI THADATHIL
HEAD – TRAINING & DEVELOPMENT KAYA INDIA

Her Career Spans over 19+ years of Experience across various functions such as Training, Operation & Quality. She has dedicated the last 15 years to Leadership & Talent Development, Behavioural Training, Content Creation, Quality, Process improvements and Project management across Retail, ITES-BPO, BFSI & IT industry. She has worked with organizations such as Future Group, Prime Focus Technologies, SBI General Insurance, WNS & SERCO. Has trained over 8000+ Professionals and coached almost 80 Trainers & Team members.

Her Forte lies in her broad exposure & extensive experience in setting- up/re-establishing Training Functions and OD Interventions for Organizations. In her previous stint she has successfully created & drove projects on Enhancing Employee Performance and Efficiency through creative Learning & Business Simulations. She has been with Kaya since April 2018 and has successful launched Kaya’s Culture & Values Matrix in 2019, Improved Training Functions’ Capability & Deliverables and has been Instrumental in establishing Training function to play a critical role in Business outcomes and Customer experience.

She is a B.Sc Graduate and has specialized in Consumer Resource Management. She possesses an International Certification in Training Skills from - City & Guild’s London Institute. She is a Certified Thomas PPA – DISC Practitioner and holds a Bronze certification in Kirk Patrick model – evaluating effectiveness. Certified on Instructional Design by SHRM and Competency Mapping from IHRD. Organization Development Analyst and Developer Certification with Middle Earth HR.

Dr RAJANI GAUR
TECHNICAL TRAINING LEAD

Dr Gaur has professional experience of 19 years in Training & Development in Education, Medical, pharmaceutical, Skincare, Healthcare and Wellness industry. Her academic excellence has gained her a recommendation to be a Lecturer in a medical college run by Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences. She started her career providing education to aspiring doctors. In her past assignment she worked as a Product Specialist for a UK based Nutraceuticals Company, Goldshield Healthcare Pvt ltd and lead the team to improve the sale by providing quality information about the product/ to the customers.

Being a qualified Ayurvedic doctor, she did consultations for the patients for a chain of clinics, Guruprasad Arogyadham, for their Andheri centre along with continuing her own private practice as well 2008 – 09. She has learnt Panchakarma and Acupuncture treatment to teach and mentor junior doctors and technicians imparting all the knowledge and skills deemed critical. She has been with Kaya Since Nov 2009 and has been instrumental in driving Standardization in service SOPs, creating touch points to assess Training Quality and maintaining it across the training centres with an objective of building skilled Faculty for the Regional Teams to cater to the business need.

ADITI BISWAS
BEHAVIOURAL & SOFT SKILLS TRAINING LEAD

A Learning & Development professional with 9 plus years of experience in the hospitality and service industry. A Master’s in Business Administration, she holds expertise in facilitation of behavioural trainings, soft skills, customer experience and leadership development programs. Over the years she has conducted over 1500 classroom sessions for participants across Mid to Sr. Management. Apart from her educational degree, she is also a Dale Carnegie certified trainer and has achieved Kirk Patrick certification in evaluating training effectiveness. Her workshops focus on understanding people, managing interpersonal relationship, strategic Customer Experience management and building leadership potential to succeed in professional career.

She has been with Kaya Since 2019 and has been instrumental in driving programs to impact customer experience – Active Consultation, career development, high potential candidate development workshops and sales excellence series along with various innovative group learning initiatives. She is a Master Trainer facilitator for Technical Trainers and has mentored them to take-on Soft skills and behavioural sessions.

JANHAVI GADGIL
REGIONAL TRAINING LEAD – WEST

Janhavi Gadgil has an overall career experience of 19 years and has invested majority of it in the Training and Development Function. In her previous endeavour she has worked with Johnson & Johnson as Customer Care Executive, Skin Care practitioner and currently leads the Regional Training Team for Kaya - West. She is been with Kaya since 2007 consistently grown from being Therapist to an Assistant Trainer and a Regional Training Lead.

Her passion for training comes from the sheer joy of imparting a new skill and seeing the other individual master the same. She has trained more that 800+ participants across different roles such as Therapists, Centre Managers, Call Center Executives in Technical skill. Her eye for detail and technical proficiency levels have made led and execute ‘Train the Trainer’ sessions across technologies such as Laser, Microdermabrasion, Jet M & chemical Peeling. She has also been instrumental in creating SOPs for Services as well as Training Protocols. As an auditor she has played a critical role in enhancing the Skill efficacy levels of her Region.

She holds a bachelor’s degree in Physics. Currently is a certified Facilitator by Dale Carnegie and is a Certified Instructional Design by Middle Earth HR.

SHWETA GUPTA
CLUSTER TRAINING LEAD - WEST

Shweta Gupta has overall experience of 7 years in the Beauty and Wellness industry. She joined the Operations Team with Kaya as a Lead Therapist however her accuracy and quality in service delivery across various technologies taught led to her being recognized as a Potential Talent for the Training Function. It’s been 4 years since then and she is a part of Kaya’s Training Team and has inducted multiple therapist across regions.

As a Cluster Training Lead with Kaya she has trained 500+ Therapists. Her forte has been to make her Trainees fall in love with the Technologies & Services trained at Kaya. She is highly creative in her teaching methodologies and has been known conduct unconventional exercises that positively engages the audiences. She has been recognized for GROOMING STANDARD and SERVICE QUALITY in her Cluster. She has completed her education from Mumbai university and Completed certification course of beauty from S.K Institute. She has been certified by Dale Carnegie for Facilitation skills.

NISHA LOKAPURE
SENIOR CLUSTER TRAINING LEAD – WEST

Nisha has an experience of over 15 years in the beauty and wellness industry. She started her career as a beauty therapist and transitioned as an independent make up artist and hair designer. She was also able to launch her own entrepreneurial venture with a salon, that she successfully operated. With such varied experience, Nisha has been associated with teaching technical skills since 2015. She has been a faculty with VLCC before joining Kaya Ltd. in 2018.

She has trained over 800 participants during her career and is known for deconstructing complicated technical training topics into easy to learn instructions. She has a flair for writing which she puts to use in designing learning curriculum for her audience. With her experience of working as a freelancer and entrepreneur, she uses her knowledge to counsel and guide new entrants in this field to choose the correct career path.

Nisha is an engineering diploma holder in Industrial Electronics from Sinhgad Institute, Pune. She has also completed her beauty course of Advance Diploma In Cosmetology from VLCC Institute and is certified on various Wellness and Spa therapies. At Kaya, she has been certified by Dale Carnegie for her facilitation skills.

ROSY TRIKHA
REGIONAL TRAINING LEAD – NORTH & EAST

A creative and versatile trainer, having 18 plus years of experience in operations and imparting technical skills, she has spent the first 10 years of her working career in handling frontline operations. She uses this experience to infuse her sessions with a lot of interactive activities and real time scenarios, thereby making them robust learnings. Today she leads the North and East regional training and manages the training operations in both the regions.

She is associated with Kaya since March 2003 and dedicated the last 8 years in teaching technical skills and specializes in high end technologies and machines. With her influencing skills and ability to give critical feedback, she has groomed more than 4500 Kaya frontline employees. Rosy is an alumnus of the Delhi University. She is a certified Learning & Development Manager with high distinction from Middle Earth HR. She has also been certified by Dale Carnegie in Facilitation Skills.

SHALINI SINGH
SENIOR CLUSTER TRAINING LEAD – NORTH

A versatile trainer who makes her presence felt in the life of her Trainees by helping them choose and Identify and achieve their goals. Shalini has been working with Kaya since 2015 in the Operations Team however; due to her ability evaluate, execute, identify details and clarity of Service standard was transitioned to the Training function.

Today she is a Sr. Cluster Training Lead for the North Region. She is also responsible for ensuring uniformity with regards quality standards and service SOP Norm

SANJEETA ATHOKPAM
SENIOR TRAINER – NORTH

Sanjeeta Athokpam has 9+ Years of experience in Training across Technical and Service quality Functions. She has worked with in companies like Derma-tech and Kaya Clinic in her previous stint. Passionate about making a difference she builds a safe and conducive learning environment that empowers participants to authentically discover new learning every time. As a Trainer and a facilitator, she infuses her trainings with varied activities that inspires participants to want to know more. She has trained over 2500+ professional in this respective field.

After completing her bachelor’s degree in arts, she went on to pursuing her course in Physiotherapy, Froebel’s Junior College, Hyderabad and has also done a course in Computer Application from Institute of Cooperative management, Manipur. She is Certified by Dale Carnegie to facilitate Soft skills Courses as well.

She is proficient with various technologies such as like Microdermabrasion, Laser (Alex, Candela, Cutera, Q-Switch), Aqua, Microcurrent, Chemical Peels, Body shaping and Hair Care.

NEHA MISRA
SENIOR CLUSTER TRAINING LEAD – NORTH

Neha Misra is an enthusiastic Training professional with over 14 years of expertise in Make-up artistry and producing creative visual representations for Content Development. Her Knowledge base includes in-depth knowledge of skin, skin care & hair, make-up and beauty technology.

She has over 10 years of experience in imparting practical and technical training in the field of Beauty and wellness. Has worked with organizations such as VLCC Institute of Beauty & Nutrition and Bio- Clinic.

Having trained over 800+ individuals in cosmetology, her constant focus is on bridging the gap between conventional beauty treatments and cosmetic procedures for the target audience. She holds a Post Graduate degree in English Literature and has a Diploma in Fashion, Media and Make-up from Pearl Academy of Fashion. She also holds a Diploma in Beauty Culture and spa therapies from VLCC Institute. And is a Certified Instructional Designer (CID) from Middle Earth HR.

NIMMI DEB
REGIONAL TRAINING LEAD – SOUTH

Nimmi’s profession career spans over 13 years across functions such as Training & Development, Operations and Customer Experience. Prior to working with Kaya, she was associated with the Hospitality Industry with Brands such as Accor & Wyndham hotels. She joined Kaya’s Operation Team as a Clinic Manager and then moved into Training.

Today She leads the Regional Training Team for South. Her strength lies in her Knowledge base which also makes her unique. Being from an Operational Background she combines her Practical experiences of Client management with the Technical Expertise to ensure excellence in Service Quality. She has trained 350+ professionals that includes Clinic Managers, Customer Care Executives & Therapists within just 2 years. In her current role she has been instrumental in Training Front- desk teams on processes like inventory management stock audits, sales, Cash-Till management apart from.

She is a B.Com. graduate in Accounting & Finance and a Diploma holder in Hotel & Tourism Management. She got her ESOL certificate from the University of Cambridge.

She holds a certification course in 'Learning & Development Manager' from Middle Earth HR and a Dale Carnegie Certification on Facilitation Skills.

KAVITHA BHASKAR
SENIOR CLUSTER TRAINING LEAD – SOUTH

Kavitha is an energetic and a dynamic Trainer who believes in devising mature approaches towards any problem or a task that she undertakes. Her total work experience sums up to 13years and currently, she is designated with KAYA as Sr. Training Cluster Lead since June’ 2016. She was associated with organizations such as Lakme & PONDS skincare where she was Beauty Advisor and assisted customers to understand their skin and suggested correct regime for their concerns. She believes as a Trainer this gives her an edge to bridge the Gaps between Technical knowledge and the Practical Implementation of the same.

With Kaya she has trained 520+ Kaya Therapist since then and has also coached and mentored New Joinee Trainers. She has completed her PUC in Arts. She is certified by Dale Carnegie on Facilitation Skills.