Sharma Kumari

HCI Faculty

Sharma Kumari is founder of Step by Stepz Solutions based in Kuala
Lumpur, Malaysia. She has more than 25 years of experience consulting,
coaching, and training clients in HR, change management, and behavioral
communication. She has worked in numerous industries with assignments
in Asia-Pacific, Australia, Europe, and North America.

Sharma began her career as a Broadcast Trainer at an intergovernmental
organization, where she conducted workshops for several national
broadcasting stations in the APAC region on the topic of “Women in
Development & Children.”

Her most recent formal employment was at a shared services center of an
international organization with more than 50,000 employees worldwide.
As a Training & Talent Development Lead, Sharma managed employee
development from graduate trainees to senior leadership including
succession planning. She also served as an adjunct lecturer at a local
university on the topic of “Thinking Skills & Communication.”

As an accomplished Certified Assessor for Assessment & Development
Centers, Sharma has been the lead assessor for more than 40
candidates earmarked for mid to senior positions. She is also a Certified
Talent Management Assessor, PROSCI Certified Change Management
Practitioner, Impact System Coach, NLP Practitioner, and Colored
Brain Communication Trainer. Sharma is qualified to administer DISC &
WorkPlace Big5 profiling tools and has been recognized as 101 Top Global
Training & Development Minds at the World HRD Congress in Mumbai.

Sharma has an MA in Communication Management and a BA Hons in Mass
Communication. She is a Professional Member and Exco of the Malaysian
Association of Professional Speakers and a member of both the Malaysian
Institute of Management and Malaysian Institute of HR Management.