We create customized and end to end skill building solutions to help you build a committed and inspired workforce. Our simple mission at Avant Learning is to understand what ails your productivity and success and how our solutions can mitigate your people risks and enhance value of your organization. Our value to clients is rooted in the most basic common sense and practical thought leadership which itself is fast becoming a rarity in today’s complex world!

Poonam Bharadwaj - CEO & Founder

Poonam Bharadwaj is Founder and Chief Operating Officer at Avant Learning Private Limited. She is an accomplished professional with extensive experience in the field of business strategy, development & management. She has worked with renowned global corporations and Indian MNC's both in India and the US over the past 18 years where she has held senior management positions. She has vast and rich management experience across key industries such as Apparel and Retail, Advertising and Media & Training and Human Capital Development, having created and headed strategic business verticals and start ups along the way. Poonam’s core competence lies in the area of operationalizing business strategies and creating lasting client engagements. She has created great value for her employers and clients in each of her professional assignments by contributing not only towards generation of wealth but also towards creating a strong service delivery culture in organizations.

At Avant Poonam spearheads overall client engagement, solution offerings & execution.

Poonam has a Masters degree in English Literature from Delhi University.. She also holds a Masters degree in Entrepreneurship and Small Business Development.

You can reach Poonam at poonam@avantlearning.in

Devendra Mohan Bharadwaj - Managing Director

Devendra Mohan Bharadwaj is a veteran of the Insurance and mutual fund industries. He has spent a major part of his professional life of over 35 years in the Insurance sector having worked with the Life Insurance Corporation of India in senior management positions. His range of expertise includes setting up of Group, Gratuity and Superannuation Funds: Statutory, Personal and Corporate Insurance and Claims Management. He was part of the team that set up the Asset Management Company of the LIC and was responsible for the nurture and growth of this business as its North India head. Since his retirement from the LIC, he has been actively involved with various organizations in the capacity of a Business Advisor and Consultant, advising them in areas as diverse as Risk Management, Manpower Development, Insurance Advisory and Operational Excellence.

At Avant, Devendra brings invaluable experience and expertise to our clients, especially those in the Insurance sector for whom he spearheads solution offerings such as non regulatory soft skills deficit training, attrition management, business acquisition training and agent-manager synergies in particular. He is also responsible for liaisoning with Government and Government bodies for clients. 

You can reach Devendra at devendra@avantlearning.in

Capt. Rohit Bhatia - Associate Consultant, Process and Compliance Solutions

Rohit is a well-known maritime transportation industry expert with over 25 years of experience in the global shipping industry and in management consulting. His expertise lies in the areas of Maritime Business Development, Process Compliance, Operational Risk Management and Loss Prevention. He has in-depth technical, commercial and operational management expertise having worked on numerous projects on operational risk management, loss prevention, benchmarking, strategic investment advice and regulatory compliance for leading ship owners, Oil majors, Ports and PE firms. He is a well-known expert speaker on both technical and commercial shipping operations and is regularly invited to speak on advanced training programs and seminars across the world.

At Avant, Rohit brings his rich experience in the areas of process compliance and improvement and SOP management to help clients across industries better their organic compliance and process best practices.

Rohit is an M.Sc in International Shipping - Finance & Economics from University of Plymouth, UK. He holds a Master Mariner (FG) Certificate of Competency from the UK DOT and is an ISO 9001 QMS Lead Auditor.

You can reach Rohit at rohit@avantlearning.in

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