Ankur Shiv Bhandari

Founder and CEO, Asbiverse Group

Ankur is dedicated to enabling and building the capability of individuals and organisations through developing and harnessing Intent & Relevance. Ankur’s experience is built on his tenure working with organisations in Consumer Goods & Services, Consumer Electronics, Retail and Governments for more than 20 years. He has consulting and business development & direction experience in the Americas, Europe, Middle East, Africa & Asia

Ankur has also increased his involvement in the professional higher education sector to help build the capability of future generations through his experience. Ankur dedicates a big portion of his time to public and community service and he is the first-ever Asian origin Councillor to have been elected to Bracknell Forest Borough Council and also the first person of Indian-origin to be elected Mayor of the Borough. Ankur is also a Liveryman of The Worshipful Company of Marketors, through which he mentors future leaders

During his experience spanning more than 50 countries, Ankur has focused on the development of “Right Intent” in individuals and organisations to achieve their goals. It has been achieved through Ankur’s involvement in various challenges towards enabling and developing capability across Leadership, Sales, Shopper (customer/Trade) Marketing, Technology adoption, Analytics & Public service. Ankur enables capability through:

1) Being a sounding board
2) Developing and harnessing intent and relevance
3) Bringing in experience from across geographies and market maturities
4) Leading concept creation & delivery
5) Enabling business thinking and processes through relevant technology as required
6) Conducting classroom and virtual training ( More than 1000 hours of training conducted)

Ankur holds an MBA from Leicester Business School, United Kingdom, a Post Graduate qualification in Academic Practice and is pursuing a Masters degree in Law