As the Head of Leadership Learning and Talent Development, Riyaz is responsible for building new age leadership competencies across the organisation as well as creating a leadership pipeline for sales and business roles. This ensures a high amount of leadership roles are filled internally by these new leaders. He is also responsible to reorient the leadership learning team to the new age learning competencies by building integrated leadership learning journeys. Riyaz also facilitates design thinking workshops, NLP-based sessions on ‘Playing it Big’ and workshops on project and programme management and reflective conversations. Riyaz is pursuing ICF Accreditation to be a coach and currently helps his clients discover appropriate actions to achieve their goals and build a mechanism of accountability towards it. As the Location Head for Tech Mahindra Mumbai, he aims to build a happy working place through positive belief building and integrated action implementation. Riyaz writes fiction as well as blogs on learning and organisational behaviour.