Aasha is the CEO of the Australian Council for Educational Leaders (ACEL). She is an Indian by birth, a New Zealander by nationality, an Australian by domicile and a world citizen by choice. She has lived and worked in several countries including the USA, Europe, UK, and the Middle East. She has been the Executive in Residence for the Business School in Auckland University and visiting faculty at the Waikato Management School, Waikato University. She lectures on Leadership, Strategic Planning, Strategic Innovation, and Reaching Global Markets. She is an active Council Member on the GLG Research Management Platform and a member of the Stanford’s Who’s Who list of key influencers in Australia.

Aasha has a passion for leadership and developing early career and mature professionals by providing them with exciting learning opportunities through formal education as well as experiential learning. She delivers the suite of ACEL Executive Leadership programs aimed at high-performing school and system leaders. She regularly speaks at conferences and seminars across the Asia-Pacific on topics that include leveraging diversity, challenges of female leadership and leading multi-cultural teams.