About Suraj



Suraj an ICF Professional Certified Coach (PCC),  is the founder of Woodruff Advisory Services, a boutique Coaching and Training firm that helps individuals become more effective in their professional and personal life.

A Leadership Development Coach  with a business background, over the years he has coached and trained people from across industries, some of whom include:

  • Partners and Directors at Big 4 Consulting Firms
  • Vice President at a large European Bank
  • Head of Legal at a Fortune 300 Financial Services Company
  • Executive Director at a large listed Financial Services Company
  • Chief Financial Officer of a French MNC in the manufacturing sector
  • AVP at the 3rd largest bank in the US
  • Hi-Potentials at the 4th largest Pharmaceutical company in the world
  • Hi-Potentials at the largest beverage company in the world
  • Mid to Senior Level executives in mid to large sized organisations
  • Entrepreneurs running SMEs

Suraj also facilitates leadership and managerial effectiveness workshops for different organisations in the areas of  Leadership Transition, Executive Presence, Conflict Management, Having Difficult Conversations, Internal and External Networking, Influencing Stakeholders, Developing a Strategic Mindset and Team Management.

His coaching services are delivered through a blend of face-to-face, telephone, and zoom, keeping in mind the convenience of coachees. He has coached clients in Australia, US, India, China and Europe.

Suraj is a Certified Executive as well as Life Coach. He is Certified in Hogan Personality Assessments and DISC. He is also a fellow of ISABS (Indian Society for Advanced Behavioral Sciences).

He has over 1000 hours of one to one coaching experience. His coaching style is supportive and challenging with the aim to help his client achieve clarity of thought and its subsequent execution.

Before starting his entrepreneurial journey in 2011, he has spent 17 successful years in the corporate world working for firms like IBM, GE, Airtel, VNL and Escorts.

A Mechanical Engineer from IIT-BHU (Varanasi) and an MBA from MDI, Gurgaon he is also good at strumming the guitar and loves trying his hand at writing short stories !

He can be reached at suraj@woodruff.in and on +91 98118 22604.
More details on:
Team and Offerings : http://www.woodruff.in/
Blog : http://coachsurajchaudhry.com/