Farhad Karamally is an Organization Development (OD) consultant, leadership facilitator, published author, a habitual entrepreneur – in short ‘a catalyst for change’. Farhad specializes in unleashing human genius through leadership, creativity & change management initiatives that assist in architecting excellence in organizational cultures for transformational breakthroughs.
For over two decades Farhad has designed & customized value adding strategic interventions for organizations like 3M, Acumen Fund, Al-Batha (Dubai), Barclays Bank, Bayer Crop Science & Health, British American Tobacco, Coca-Cola, COGEF Group (Mozambique), DHL, Dubai Quality Group, Eli Lilly Middle East and South East Asia region, Engro Corp, Friesland Campina (formerly Engro Foods), Fonterra, GIZ, HILAL Foods, Holcim Cement (Sri Lanka), Linde Group, Maersk, Merck, Nestlé, Novo Nordisk, Novartis Consumer Healthcare Pakistan & Middle East Cluster, OMV, Oracle (South Asia Growth Economies – SAGE), Pakistan Poverty Alleviation Fund (PPAF), Pepsi Cola International, Procter & Gamble Pakistan & Kazakhstan, Reckitt Benckiser Pakistan & Sri Lanka, S&P Global, Samba Financial Group [formerly known as The Saudi American Bank], Schneider-Electric, Shell Pakistan, Standard Chartered Bank, TetraPak, UNDP Pakistan, UNICEF Education Program, Unilever, World Food Programme (WFP), & numerous others.hers..
Farhad uses wit and humor with an appreciative inquiry to get results and is renowned for facilitating strategic meetings with management & leadership teams to envision future strategies that are crafted by identifying their purpose. His style and attitude to life is best explained by a comment on Farhad by Ed Scannel (author Games Trainers Play) “Learning is Fun & You Proved It!”.
With an academic background rooted in Management Accounting (CIMA UK) and Marketing (CIM-UK) he is a Certified Master Practitioner NLP and is licensed by American Board Neuro Linguistic Programming (ABNLP)
In his capacity as a Director of Charter for Compassion (CFC) Pakistan, he continues to contribute his expertise for long-term projects that are geared to impact not only the future generations but more specifically the culture today. He has developed a tool that measures compassion in organizations and is leading the Compassion in Organizations space. As a recognition of his work, Farhad is a Fellow of the International Centre for Compassionate Organizations located at the University of Louisville.
As an entrepreneur, Farhad is CEO Funverks Global, Co-Founder/Director Navitus (Sri Lanka), Director Stimulus, Tangerine Media, FK Squared, The Bottom Line Holidays (Sri Lanka), Partner Seed Incubation Center and also serving as Board Member of the South East Asian Leadership Academy (SEALA). More recently he has co-founded Pakistan South East Asia Business Forum to promote opportunities for the modern world business era that is driven by startups who wish to take the business up.
Farhad resides in South Asia, alternating his time between Pakistan, UAE, & Sri Lanka.