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Industry: Automotive

Function: General Management

"Shiv is an excellent coach and trainer. His coaching has helped me achieve more clarity on my life and work aspirations."

Senior HR leader, Xiaomi India


Industry: Automotive, Consulting: Management Consulting

Function: General Management, Training

"Shiv is an excellent coach and trainer. His coaching has helped me achieve more clarity on my life and work aspirations."

Senior HR leader, Xiaomi India


Hindi, English - UK, English - Other, Punjabi


Automotive, Consulting: Management Consulting, Communications, Training


General Management, Training, Facilitator, Business Development, Sales, Mentoring


Shiv Kumar is an internationally recognised and experienced coach and trainer with extensive business and training experience in the Asia-Pacific region, including Mainland China, Hong Kong, Taiwan, South Korea, Singapore and India.

He has a proven track record of working in automobile, technology and retail sectors, both coaching and training executives, senior managers, individual contributors, professionals and business executives of MNCs ang global companies.

Shiv studied in India, Russia and Australia before starting his full-time career in China. This helped him in developing a deep understanding of cultural differences and effective cross-cultural communication. After being a corporate communication skills and leadership trainer in China for 18 years, he has also developed excellent facilitation and coaching skills.

His coaching style is interactive and intuitive, with a touch of humor. Based on his rich experience in collaborating with the leaders at multinational and local companies, he customizes his coaching and training engagements with practical examples and useful information to make the overall coaching journey more effective and lasting.

He won accolades for successfully leading the employee engagement survey and implementing cross-culture integration initiatives at India business unit, while he was at Foton motors.

He is certified trainer of the the 7 habits for highly effective people from FranklinCovey and Brain based coaching skills from Neuroleadership Institute, India & South Asia. He holds a bachelor’s degree in Scinence from Panjab University and currently pursuing self-paced learning on human and organizatinal pshychology from Udemy and edex.

Alongside, his training and coaching career, he has been proactively engaged in business development, marketing and PR activities. He played a big role in rolling out and localizing TMC solutions in China and was pivotal in increasing revenue for TMC in the local market by engaging in indirect sales, marketing, customizing programs and delivering training solutions.

For his hobbies, Shiv enjoys public speaking, travelling, meditation and spiritual experiences. He is also an avid reader of lifestyle and management books.

  • Working History

  • Principal Consultant/Coach

    Neuroleadership Institute, New Delhi, India

  • Senior Consultant

    FranklinCovey, Beijing, China

  • Senior Associate Consultant

    Intellect Associates, Beijing, China

  • General Manager

    Foton Motors, Beijing, China

  • Global Leadership Trainer

    Berlitz/TMC, Beijing, China

  • Business Communication Lecturer

    Petroleum Institute, Daqing, China

  • Education History

  • Bachelor’s of Science

    Panjab University, India

  • Hotel Management Diploma

    William Blue College, Australia

Shiv is an excellent coach and trainer. His coaching has helped me achieve more clarity on my life and work aspirations.
Senior HR leader, Xiaomi India

Shiv was a key developer of Berlitz's Global Leadership/TMC seminars throughout China. With his hard work to maximize participant understanding, he was able to develop a name for himself in this field.
Associate Director, Compass Consulting Group, Inc.

He impressed me with insight into client's challenges and his creative and practical approach to helping them overcome their challenges.
Dean and Executive Director, Hult International Business School