Devika Das

Executive Coach


Devika coaches executives on power, influence, impact & executive presence.



1.IMPORTANT NICHE AS A COACH: A coach and trainer specializing in psychodynamic transformations for leaders. She is an expert in enhancing self and interpersonal awareness to develop an impactful global executive presence in senior women leaders worldwide.

2.TOP BUSINESS SCHOOL: A graduate of INSEAD’s Masters in Consulting and Coaching for Change (EMCCC). Research thesis at INSEAD was on the psychodynamic study of ‘Global Executive Presence’ which included developing a coaching tool to enhance sustained and evolving presence in leaders.

3.GLOBAL EXPERIENCE: Has twenty-plus years of global experience - lived and worked in India, Sri Lanka, Egypt, Indonesia, China, and Hong Kong. Nearly 20 years of coaching and training experience, 10 of which were in Mainland China

4.AUTHOR: She is the author of the Reflective Edge Series for senior executives which helps leaders enhance self-awareness for impact, influence, presence, and power. Is currently working on a book on executive presence for women leaders.

5.COACH FOR A TOP BUSINESS SCHOOL: Devika continues her engagement with INSEAD as a learning coach for their executive program on gender diversity and inclusion

6.HAS A NERDY MEMBERSHIP:A member of the International Society for Psychoanalytic Study of Organizations.

7.WRITES:  Adds insight on leadership for LinkedIn and INSEAD Business School. Contributes to Medium and Thrive Global.

8. INTERESTING HUMAN: loves spending time with her daughters, practicing mindfulness, writing, exercising, and connecting with people.


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On Leaving This Moment Better – Journeying Through the Pandemic

by Devika Das
Un-afraid to be different

BE EXCEPTIONAL: Be the exception

by Devika Das
When you have to step up as a leader.

5 Ways You Can Move From being a Manager to a Leader During Crisis.

by Devika Das

Women: Executive Presence & Grit: Just Some Stories from the Trenches

by Devika Das

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