Shakeel Bharmal

Executive Coach
Expertise: Not-for-Profit , Sales and Marketing, Family Enterprise, Organization Change, Leadership, Supply Chain, Energy, Management Consulting, Training and Development

Shakeel Bharmal

Shakeel Bharmal is an experienced business leader, consultant, teacher, and management coach with a successful track record at the senior management level in the corporate and non-for-profit sectors. He has demonstrated the ability to drive revenue growth by aligning customer focused strategy with operational execution. His experience includes family business, leading start-ups, process and organization change, product launches, and turn-around situations. Shakeel is President of Oceanblue Strategic Advisors, an Ottawa based consulting firm.

He is a practicing management coach, facilitator and consultant as well as a member of the Ivey Coaching Network. For the last seven years he was the COO for a global non-profit and development agency. Prior to this, Shakeel was President of The Summit Group Canada and a facilitator with Fusion Learning, focused on teaching business acumen to sales teams, developing coaching capability of sales and marketing leaders, and improving collaborative relationships between sales professionals and their customers.

His leadership experience in industry includes GM of Global Logistics, Director of Marketing, and Director of Salesforce Effectiveness at Purolator. Other experiences include management roles in the retail and wholesale oil & gas sector, teaching supply chain and general management at a Canadian and a Russian university, and as a management consultant, with Oliver Wyman and ATKearney, serving clients in aerospace, natural gas, energy and transportation industries. 

His life and career choices have been shaped by his passion for helping others gain new knowledge, acquire new skills and see things differently.

Shakeel has an MBA from IVEY and a BBA from Simon Fraser University.