Entreprenuer & Keynote Speaker
Kavita Oberoi is founder of Oberoi Consulting and one of the UK’s most successful entrepreneurs and is highly sought-after as a corporate and keynote speaker.
After graduation, Kavita joined Bayer Pharmaceuticals and became one of its highest achieving medical representatives. After losing out on a promotion with Bayer, Kativa decided to go it alone and seeing a gap in the market for clinical audit provision, Kavita left to set up her first company in 2001 – Oberoi Consulting.
She soon got her first lucrative contract with global pharmaceutical giant Pfizer, and Oberoi Consulting grew to become a primary provider of healthcare support services to clients including the pharmaceutical industry and the NHS.
In 2012 Kavita established the Oberoi Business Hub, based in Derby’s Pride Park, which is a shared business hub designed to assist and encourage business start-ups and growing businesses.
She has been named in a Bank of Scotland report as one of Britain’s 100 most entrepreneurial women and in 2014 awarded an OBE for services to entrepreneurship and start-up businesses.
Her many other accolades include being awarded the women of colour achievement award, an Honorary Fellowship from Burton & South Derbyshire College, an Honorary Doctorate for Business and Entrepreneurship, Beacon Fellowship for Philanthropy Advocate, NRI Pinnacle Award – The Business Empress Honour, NRI Institute international ‘Pride of India Gold Award’ and a Fellowship of the RSA (The Royal Society for the encouragement of Arts, Manufacture and Commerce).
Kavita Oberoi has appeared in many TV programmes, including The Secret Millionaire, The Apprentice You’re Fired, BBC Breakfast, Sky News, The Working Lunch, Richard & Judy, The TV Show, as a panelist on the national ITV Business Club, Hotel GB and Make Me A Millionaire Inventor.
Kavita combines her position as MD of Oberoi Consulting & Oberoi Business Hub to speak at events.
Kavita’s speeches cover her rise to success despite early years obstacles. She has spoken for a wide range of organisations, including UPS Europe, Paul Smith Ltd, Merck UK, and the Institute of Business Consulting.
Speaking topics include –
• Believing in Yourself
• Women in Business
"Kavita Oberoi, the keynote speaker at this event stole the show for us however, she was fantastic and extremely inspirational.Balancing her culture, her family commitments, her portfolio of successful businesses, her commitment to charity works and her TV appearances on Secret Millionaire - AND she was a really nice lady too!"
— Sue Jordan- Personal Assistant Forum of Private Business
I attended the commission Directorate away day, and I found your talk both thought-provoking and inspiring.
— Derbyshire County PCT