Kamal Sarma

Leading teacher in mental resilience.


From monk to venture capitalist and keynote speaker Kamal Sarma has transformed leaders and teams globally. Over the last 20 years he has delivered significant results for people and companies with his customised framework and teachings.

As the world accelerates we need to amplify the right mindset and skills. Kamal Sarma specialises in helping teams solve current challenges then shift them into a new level of performance.

Kamal has developed deep insight into organisations and people cultivated by his own unique background. Living in a monastery he trained as monk for 6 years before excelling in senior corporate positions. Now as the founder and director of Rezilium – a strategic leadership firm Kamal delivers customised strategies and presentations for a range of industries.

Previous experience

Executive:Kamal has held executive roles in organizations such as McKinsey & Company, Eli Lilly, StGeorge Bank and AMP Capital Investors. He is an experienced speaker, trainer and the author of 3 books: The international bestseller Mental Resilience: The Power of Clarity – How to develop the focus of a warrior and the peace of a monk. THE LEADERSHIP LEAP- (Un)Learning how to lead, as featured on Google talks. His most recent book is WinWin Conversations: The Art and Science of Human Connection.

Founder:Kamal has co-founded two venture capital businesses in the IT and biotech sectors and is currently is a Chairman of Amicus Digital and the RUOK Thinktank. He is also co-founder of the Institute for Mental Resilience and was recognized for his peace work between the Chinese and Tibetans in 2008.


Talking Points
Resilience - Develop the Focus of a Warrior and the Clarity of a Monk
WinWin Conversations- How to have Challenging Conversations with Clarity and Confidence
The Leadership Leap - Why you need to un-learn and re-learn
The Connection Advantage