Our Team

Joseph George

Joseph George

Appreciative of Career Development, Training & Development and Organization Development (OD) processes, Joseph enjoys integrating these three streams creatively and yet practically. His expertise is based on line, staff & consulting experiences spanning 2 decades. Joseph’s methods have been based on research in the behavioral sciences, which helped him navigate challenges in the process of capability building. A certified and experienced coach, and trained in Psychometry, he fuses sensitivity and forthrightness to developmental processes. He is also certified in Neuro- Linguistic Programming and Job Profiling processes. His experiences include facilitating Top Team Strategy Facilitation, Building High-Potential Leadership Pools and working on cross- cultural facilitation between work-forces from countries such as US, UK, Saudi Arabia, Australia, Malaysia and Singapore for Wipro Ltd and its clients. His academic work includes instrumentation of Change Readiness, Learning Climate, Quality Climate, OD evaluation and Entrepreneurship Orientation. Reviewer of academic publications and papers for Journals, he is often invited to speak at forums on related themes such as Knowledge Management and Organisational Citizenship.

Currently Partner with Workplace Catalysts LLP, author of publications, advisor to start-ups, he also teaches and extends his academic thought at institutions such as the Tata Institute of Social Sciences, and the Christ University. He also engages at the Sumedhas foundation for OD in India and the Academy of HRD. He is also among India's top 20 Influencers in HR over Social Media. Recognized by the Society of Human Resources (SHRM, India) as a Subject Matter Expert (SME) in Learning and Development, he is also the convener of the OD India Sangam with Dr. TV Rao and Fr. Tom T, and a member of the ODN, USA.

Ann Joseph

Ann Joseph

Ann brings to Workplace Catalysts over 16 years of experience in Sales & Marketing. She started her career in marketing with concept selling and moved on to the insurance industry. Key account management, customer care, training and strategic planning for marketing group healthcare insurance were some of her key tasks. In life insurance, her last assignment was as Agency Manager for Birla Sunlife Insurance.

Ann has worked independently for 7 years as consultant- trainer. She consults for retail and industrial clients on selling & negotiation skills, customer interactions and communication skills training, including the development of training content and the use of NLP based techniques to aid the training process. Some of the leading retail organizations in India that she has consulted through association with Sabre Skilling Private Limited, are Titan including its watch, eye wear and jewelry divisions, Fossil India, Samsonite, Vf (Lee, Wrangler), Coffee Day group including their Café, Quick Service Format and Vending divisions, Reliance Vision Express (eye wear) and Time- Out (books retail), MAS Holdings (Sri Lankan based organisation for their lingerie brand in India - Amante), the Future Group for their retail chain in clothing - Central. Apart from these, she has also consulted industrial clients like Saint Gobain, Grindwell Norton, Shell, Honeywell, Deccan Charters & Kennametal.

She has consulted with Thomas International – as a panelist for HR interview selections for some of the leading IT companies and an assessor for Development Centre initiatives. Some of the companies she has been associated with through Thomas International are Infosys, Wipro, Fidelity, Britannia, Pantaloons and Tyco Engineering.

An MBA (Marketing Management) and trained in NLP (Neuro Linguistic Programming) & Gestalt practice under eminent NLP practitioner, Dr. Richard McHugh, SJ, Ann brings to development processes practical grounds-up considerations in buying criteria and client motivations. She is also Director on the Board of Sabre Skilling Private Limited a specialist company in areas of selling & negotiation skills, customer interactions and communication skills.