Our Team

Our team comprises senior domain experts, who have been at the forefront of leading talent and leadership development work, as well as capable and inspired young achievers, who bring in fresh perspectives and challenge established norms. Although we represent diverse cultures, backgrounds and varied experiences, what we all have in common is the commitment, energy and passion that we bring – everyday – to everything we do.

When you engage BasilTree Consulting, you not only leverage the skills and experience of this team, our knowledge framework and methodologies, but our collective commitment and will to make our clients succeed.

Executive Leadership

Bhawana Mishra

Founder & Managing Director

Bhawana founded BasilTree Consulting in 2014, with the dream to create a talent and leadership consulting firm with a sharp focus on business impact and outcomes. In her 20 years of consulting in Human Resources, Bhawana has led several enterprise-wide talent initiatives of some of the largest Indian and multi-national corporations.

Prior to founding BasilTree, as Business Director for SHL India (now CEB), she was responsible for national consulting, sales and product operations. She joined SHL soon after its inception in India, and over 12 years, grew the business to several hundred clients  and a strong team of business development and consulting professionals…

Kartik Kesarker

Business Director

Kartik has over 16 years of experience in the talent and leadership consulting domain. Over the years, Kartik has partnered clients in identifying and developing talent across the organisation. Kartik is passionate about continuously pushing the boundaries and striving to find better and more effective ways to partner clients, in achieving their business objectives.

Kartik is a certified ‘Executive Coach’, affiliated to the International Coaching Federation (ICF) and is also a certified user of occupational tests, accredited by the ‘British Psychological Society’…

Kartik Kesarker

Business Director