Anoushka Gungadin


Anoushka Gungadin is an experienced CEO, cross border executive, founder and Board Director with more than 20 years of experience across Australia, Asia, Europe and Africa. She is an international multilingual speaker and an expert on the topics of cultural intelligence, inclusive leadership and future of work.

Anoushka is an independent Director on the Board of Anglo-African Investments, a fin-tech group of companies and for Allevi8, a digital health tech providing meditation mentoring for mental health and wellbeing at work. She also heads up TiE Women in Melbourne, a global mentoring, pitching and funding platform for women entrepreneurs.

Anoushka was the inaugural CEO of the Australia India Chamber of Commerce and the former CEO of The Duke of Edinburgh’s Award Australia-Vic, preceded by more than 10 years heading up finance and client department for China offices for the international French law firm, Gide . She has worked and consulted global brands including l’Oreal, UNESCO, Bank of Indonesia and Mondelez and is an MBA lecturer with Kaplan Business School.

A researcher and author on leadership, Anoushka is currently working on her book- Cultural Intelligence, the future currency of smart leaders.

Anoushka is a trained Economist, a finance professional in the legal industry, holds an MBA from Melbourne Business School and an Associate Certified Coach of the International Coach Federation.