Founder & CEO
Sonica founded Marching Sheep in 2013 with the objective of delivering tangible business value through enhanced people management strategies. An alumnus of XLRI Jamshedpur, Sonica is a certified coach, and certified administrator for psychometric instruments.
She brings with her a rich experience of process design & implementation across organizations and industries, people, structure & process integration post mergers and spinoffs and of driving people & HR effectiveness metrics with direct impact on business. Having been a strategic business partner and HR leader with companies like PepsiCo, Roche Diagnostics, Vodafone, ICI paints and Philips, Sonica brings in business appreciation clubbed with a strong understanding of the role effective people management can play in driving business results. She has been a trusted HR advisory partner to several organizations and a coach to several leaders in the past few years.
GM – OD Consulting, Facilitation and Research
He holds a B. Pharma degree from Bombay College of Pharmacy and is a graduate of prestigious Organizational Development Certification Program (ODCP) offered by ISABS. He is also an ICF trained coach and has coached several senior leadership and emerging talent from various organizations.
He has proven expertise in designing and delivering bespoke learning and OD interventions in space of behavioral competencies, competency framework, culture, vision, mission, values, emotional intelligence, etc. Being an applied behavioral science professional, he is skilled at using ‘self’ as an instrument to bring to the surface the group dynamics and covert and unconscious human processes that impacts the business.
He also contributes to social sector through his engagements with people having intersectional identities and with NGOs, not-for-profit organizations in capacity of a peer support, a coach and a consultant.
Consultant- Facilitation and Client Engagement
Krati is an HR Professional with more than12 years of progressive & insightful experience in various sectors like education, retail, and financial services entailing astute knowledge about various people processes with an expertise in supporting business leaders with multiple business restructuring initiatives. She has a proven track record of designing and reinventing different HR policies and processes that enable a well-managed and systematic HR function. Krati is a Certified POSH trainer and DEI enthusiast, who believes that organizations that wish to promote diversity, equity, and inclusion in the workplace must make holistic efforts.
Consultant- Client Engagement and Delivery
Pavan brings a wealth of experience spanning over 16 years across a variety of industries. His journey commenced with an academic pursuit in the United States, where he attained a master’s degree in advertising, followed by an additional graduate program in Corporate Communication studies, where he also served as a teaching assistant. This period of academic enrichment provided him with a strong foundation in communication theories, enriched by the multicultural milieu of the United States.
Pavan used the knowledge and experience he gained in the US to further his career in India and began in Sales and Marketing. He has worked in Hospitality Sales, International Legal Marketing, Employees Wellness, Diversity and Inclusion and recently as an ESG consultant.
Pavan embraces his multifaceted career path with a steadfast “client first” ethos, attributing his well-rounded and meticulous professionalism to the invaluable relationships forged with his clients. He perceives each client engagement as an opportunity not only to deliver exemplary service, but also as a catalyst for personal growth and continuous development.
Beyond his professional endeavours, Pavan channels his enthusiasm into motorcycling, reflecting his adventurous spirit and penchant for the outdoors.
Manager- Marketing & Communications
Bhaskar Batri is a full-time creative professional with robust experience in varied industries. He has expertise in performance-based marketing along with adaptable & customer-centric designing approaches. He holds a degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Pune. He has been a part of many successful design-based marketing campaigns which has helped ventures to communicate to their audience. At Marching Sheep he is responsible for both internal and external communication as well as is a part of projects around communication, employer branding, etc.
Ms. Deepali Nath
Founder & Director – Solutio Global
Deepali Nath has over 30 years’ experience, both at the national and international level, working in the development sector. She has worked across “not for profit” and “for profit” organisations and has extensive experience of leading both types of organisations. Key positions held by her include: head of the social research division of Nielsen India, head of monitoring and evaluation at Clinton HIV/AIDS Initiative, global team member for International Development Enterprise and Director of Knowledge Management at Save the Children. Since 2016 Deepali has set up her own consulting organisation, Solutio Global, in partnership with her ex-colleague, Dr Sudeep Gadok, who was previously Director of Programs at Save the Children. The organisation provides a single platform with a full spectrum of services for organisations working in the social sector
In the last 3 decades Deepali has worked extensively in areas of knowledge management, monitoring and evaluation, and research. Some of key projects led by her include: setting up and managing the Sexual Health Resource Centre (SHRC) funded by DFID; setting up the Computerized Management Information System (CMIS) for the National AIDS Control Organisation, for the International Development Enterprises (IDE), for Save the Children; creating global focus on urban programming at Save the Children, designing 2 major flagship reports for Save the Children: World of India’s Girls 2014 and Forgotten Voices: The world of urban children in India, leading the All India Evaluation of the Mid-Day Meal (MDM) Programme for UNICEF and Ministry of Human Resource Development which was the basis for revamping the MDM Program under the 10th Five Year Plan. In terms of geographies Deepali has worked across South East Asia viz. India, Nepal, Bangladesh, Vietnam and Cambodia.
Ms. Sudarshana Kundu
Executive Director- Gender at Work
Sudarsana Kundu is the Executive Director of Gender at Work, where she is working with a range of organizations to drive institutional change for advancing gender equality and women’s empowerment. Through her work leading UN Women’s programmes on gender and governance, she has worked with governments and CSOs across the globe, providing recommendations on enhancing service delivery for women. She has advised numerous organizations on developing strategies that ensure public and private sector actors have a stronger social and economic impact, particularly with respect to gender equality. In the past she has also worked with a Fortune 500 company where she pioneered several new organizational development initiatives. She has a Masters in Public Administration from Columbia University and an MBA in Human Resources Management from the XLRI – Xavier School of Management, India. She is also an active board member of Nayi Disha, a not-for-profit focused on empowering parents who have children with intellectual and developmental disabilities.