Speaker Profile

Maninder Kohli was drawn to the mountains at an early age inspired by his father, Captain MS Kohli, who led India’s path-breaking climb of Everest in 1965. Over the years he has participated in over 35 treks in the Himalaya, and as expedition leader has led several exploratory expeditions to seldom visited areas. Through this process he has introduced hundreds of people to the Himalaya. Maninder Kohli has previously worked with Citibank for 20 years where as Senior Vice President he officiated on the Managing Committee of the Consumer Bank and as National Head for Sales, managed a 300 strong inhouse team of sales professional and channel partners spread across multiple locations. In 2010, Maninder founded Juniper Outdoor Pursuits Centre based at New Delhi, through which he continues to motivate people into the world of adventure and feels it is a great way to unwind from the stress of modern corporate life. As a motivational speaker and corporate trainer, Maninder has developed unique workshops for corporates demonstrating how mountains provide a natural metaphor for challenging goals in both business and life.