Rajeev is the CEO of Stewardship Asia Centre (SAC) in Singapore, and Founder President of the Leadership Energy Consulting (LEC) Company in Seattle, WA.
Author of the Wall Street Journal and Amazon bestseller Open Source Leadership (McGraw Hill), Too Many Bosses, Too Few Leaders (Simon & Schuster), co-author of Be the Change (McGraw Hill) and a regular writer for Forbes, he constantly challenges conventional wisdom on leadership, management, stewardship, sustainability, and corporate governance. He has pioneered unique practical concepts such Leadership Energy and Emotional Integrity for personal growth, and the Brains-Bones-Nerves model for driving sustainable business growth. He latest book Making Sustainability Sustainable (to be published in late 2023) questions the effectiveness of ESG and other sustainability frameworks and offers a new framework - Steward Leadership – as a stronger alternative to address existential challenges such as climate change and socio-economic inequality.
A high-energy inspirational speaker, Rajeev provides speaking, coaching, consulting and advisory services to corporate and public sector clients globally; and serves as guest faculty at leading business schools in the US, Europe and Asia. He is a sought after international speaker and has been widely featured in international media platforms such as CNN, Bloomberg TV & Radio, National Public Radio (NPR), Harvard Business Review, CNBC, Fast Company, Leader to Leader, American Management Association (AMA) magazine, Leadership Excellence magazine, The Times of India, Straits Times, Business Times, and many more.
Prior to joining SAC and starting LEC, he was CEO of the Iclif Leadership & Governance Centre. Formerly, he has been Chief Learning Officer of both Coca-Cola and Morgan Stanley, and has held senior positions at American Express, HSBC and Goldman Sachs. At Goldman, Rajeev helped found Pine Street - the firm’s acclaimed leadership academy - and headed Pine Street for Europe and Asia. In his early career, he was a banker and currency trader.
In 2014 and 2017 he was named one of Top 100 Global Thought Leaders for Trustworthy Business by ‘Trust Across America.’