Gurdeep Talwar

President, Institute of Management Consultants NZ

Gurdeep Talwar aka GT is a Certified Management Consultant, holding the profession’s only international certification mark recognised in over 40 countries. He pursued his postgraduate qualification in the United Kingdom, and since then has worked and lived in several countries around the world including Europe and South East Asia.

He is an experienced leader, management consultant and project manager who has held private sector, professional and not-for-profit governance roles over the past few years. Focused on growth, he enjoys working collaboratively as a member of a board to identify short-term solutions and develop long-term strategies. In both his governance and professional careers, he has contributed to multiple change management and business transformation processes and is exceptionally proactive. 

GT has headed the business development of a multi-national IT company at its global headquarters for the past several years. His career as a Country Manager (and as President of Waitakere Ethnic Board) has equipped him with a high level of business acumen and relationship management skills, including extensive experience working with Corporate and Local Government boards. 

He is also the President of the Institute of Management Consultants NZ (a member group of the International Council of Management Consulting Institutes (“ICMCI”), an organization that spans over 50 countries and has over 25,000 members worldwide).

A motivational speaker and relationship builder by nature, he is a very positive person, sits on a few Advisory Panels, and believes in giving it back to the community and ‘paying it forward’.