Ganesh Chidambaram

Ganesh Chidambaram

Location: Hong Kong


In a global executive career spanning over two decades, Ganesh has been responsible for making investment decisions involving hundreds of millions of dollars, building new businesses, and managing diverse multicultural teams. Over the last few years, Ganesh has founded two diverse businesses: an executive coaching company and a hedge fund. Prior to his entrepreneurial pursuits, Ganesh led the Asian team responsible for managing investment funds for Swiss Private Bank, UBP. Previously, he helped launch and build the Indian asset management business for the American insurance company Prudential Financial.

Ganesh understands that leadership can often feel solitary and isolated because it requires making difficult choices. Choices that involve substantial trade-offs in uncertain environments. Through his experiences, Ganesh came to the realization that a heightened awareness of core values, beliefs, and assumptions helps leaders navigate these trade-offs with conviction. Greater clarity allows leaders to shift their perspective and see new possibilities. And in turn, become more intentional about actions that help them achieve the outcomes they aspire for.

Ganesh has lived and worked in India, Singapore, France, the United Kingdom, and Hong Kong. By virtue of his diverse experiences, Ganesh brings together a powerful combination of commercial acumen, financial management skills, and coaching expertise in service of his clients.

Ganesh believes that our current behaviors are perfectly designed to deliver the outcomes we experience every day. If we aspire for different outcomes, e.g., better relationships, effective communication, delegation that’s productive, or a better balance of how we spend our time, we need to change our current behaviors. To successfully change, we need to deepen our understanding of the mindsets that drive those behaviors. As your coach, Ganesh will support you in this journey and help realise the best version of YOU!

Niche Areas of Expertise

  • Career Development
  • Change Management
  • Women & Leadership
  • Leaders in Transition
  • Strategic Thinking
  • Emotional Intelligence
  • Executive Presence
  • Team Effectiveness

Industry Experience

  • Consumer Packaged Goods
  • Financial Services
  • Healthcare Systems & Services
  • High Tech
  • Manufacturing
  • Oil & Gas
  • Professional Services
  • Semiconductors


  • English
  • Hindi
  • Bengali


  • Institute of Chartered Accountants of India - Diploma, Chartered Accountant
  • INSEAD - MBA, Management
  • St. Xavier's College Calcutta - BS, Bachelor of Commerce


  • Coach Masters Academy - Professional Transformational Coach
  • Marshall Goldsmith Coaching - Certified Executive & Team Coach

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