Ritu Gupta Mehrish is a woman on a mission to humanize leadership. Dedicated to helping leaders openly talk about the challenges, dilemmas and blocks they go through in their leadership journey, Ritu's passion is to highlight the 'human side' in leadership. She believes leaders don’t have to be Superman or Wonder Woman, they don’t have to try to be perfect all the time. Ritu shines the spotlight on the journey of the leaders who are behind building successful CEOs and the organizations.
Ritu is an international speaker and an executive coach with 20 years of corporate experience working at P&G, GE Capital and GE spin-off Genpact. During her corporate journey, she has held several leadership positions in running global operations and managing client relationships. In her most recent role, Ritu ran a multi-million-dollar business vertical with a global and diverse team with 1000 people across eight countries and five continents.
Throughout her extensive career, Ritu has had the opportunity to work, coach and converse with leaders across the globe from diverse industries. Her business and leadership experience has enabled her to bring in a pragmatic approach to leadership development. Her client list- Google, PayPal, Swiss Re, JP Morgan, Applied Materials, Intel, Knight Frank, Johnson & Johnson, AIA, Medtronic, Wharton Executive Education - highlights the level of expertise she brings to the leadership topic.
Ritu completed her bachelor’s degree in commerce from India and is a chartered certified accountant from UK. She has lived in multiple countries and is currently based in Singapore. She is a mother of two young kids.
Her book “Leader’s Block” is published by Penguin Random House globally.