Ian Stern

Ian Stern is a Scotsman living in India. He is an international facilitator and joint Managing Director of Holistic Training Solutions; a leadership development company.co-founded in India in 1994.

Ian holds a Master’s in Entrepreneurship from the Scottish Business school at the University of Stirling, UK. He has over 25 years of international training, consulting and coaching experience.

He has worked with mid-level and senior Executives in over 200 companies based in India and over 25 countries in Asia, UK and Europe, North America and Africa. He has trained more than 35,000 people. His specialization is the development of leaders.Some the clients Ian has worked with recently include: GE, BP, Bain and Co, Boston Consulting Group, WHO and a Himalayan NGO.

Ian is married to Lynda, a Tibetan, and they have two children. Ian loves the mountains, and has the long term plan is to set up a small hotel in Darjeeling in the Himalayas! Currently, Ian is researching and writing a book on Leadership and Cross Culture communication called “Leading in India”, in which he shares his experiences of working in global teams.