Selma Lalji Khamisa

Senior Consultant

Selma serves as an executive and leadership coach for FMG Leading clients, in one-on-one settings, team, and group learning programs.

Prior to FMG Leading, she worked for Deloitte UK, as a management consultant, where she worked with major global financial services and pharmaceutical companies to design, train, deliver and implement Human Resources services and programs.

Selma earned a Bachelor of Arts in Sociology from the University of Waterloo in Kitchener, Canada, and a Master’s degree in Human Resource Management from the London School of Economics and Political Science. 

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EXPERIENCE

Selma is a Senior Consultant at FMG Leading, a group of advisors, researchers and educators committed to helping leaders and leadership teams demystify the path to sustainable, breakthrough performance. Selma serves as an executive and leadership coach for FMG Leading clients, in one-on-one settings, team, and group learning programs. Prior to FMG Leading, Selma worked for Deloitte UK, as a management consultant, where she worked with major global financial services and pharmaceutical companies to design, train, deliver and implement HR services and programs. At Deloitte UK, Selma focused on large-scale business transformation, creating and delivering customized programs and approaches to facilitate change. A Certified Coach Practitioner, Selma specializes in feminine leadership development, and is deeply skilled in helping high-potential women leaders discover their full genius. Her passion lies in connecting with others, and leading them through personal and professional transformation so that they can live their true purpose and brilliance.

ADDITIONAL PRACTICE AREAS

In addition to her work with FMG Leading, Selma is the Managing Director & CEO of Delight Leadership, a global leadership development company supporting leaders as they achieve their lifestyle and career goals. Selma is also the co-founder of the feminine leadership series called Women at the Ritz™. She is currently working on her upcoming book based on self-leadership. Selma is an avid blogger for Letters of Delight, providing useful tips on heart-based leadership and practices for life transformation and personal growth. Additionally, she is a contributor to MeetTheBoss TV, an executive leadership channel providing business advice and innovative solutions.

ACADEMIC AFFILIATIONS

Selma earned a Bachelor of Arts in Sociology from the University of Waterloo in Kitchener, Canada. Selma obtained her Master’s degree in Human Resource Management from the London School of Economics and Political Science. Her thesis combined practical experience and research at a leading global banking institution and primarily focused the analysis of employee engagement, culture and the critical relationship between a manager and direct report. Selma is a candidate for the Certified Human Resources Professional (CHRP) designation, a member of the Chartered Institute for Professional Development (CIPD) and Certified Coaches Federation.

PERSONAL

Selma resides in Ottawa, Canada and in London, England with her husband and their son. She is passionate about writing, photography, living in different cities of the world, yoga and wellness.

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