Board

Judith Rasband – Chairperson

Judith Rasband is a Certified Image Master (CIM) in the Association of Image Consultants International, one of the first to be awarded with this achievement and one of only eight worldwide. Her Core Competencies in Image Management Careers have been adopted by AICI. She is the founder of Conselle L.C. and CEO and Director of the Conselle Institute of Image Management.

Judith earned a master’s degree specializing in the artistic, social, and psychological aspects of dress and image. With a passion for the work, this dynamic image consulting professional has decades of experience in the field as fashion and image educator, author, columnist, speaker, consultant, stylist, and video producer. She is active in her continued role as consumer advocate. more

 

Rakesh Agarwal – Director

Rakesh Agarwal is the co-founder of ICBI and brings over 25 years of experience as a highly successful entrepreneur and expertise in the training industry. A Boston University graduate, he comes with a strong family business background and is reputed for starting innovative ventures which are pioneers in their field.

In his previous role, he had been the Managing Director of the world’s No. 1 air hostess training institute. In 1996, Rakesh had launched, for the first time in India, a boxed sales training program called WISE (Winning in Sales Every Time). A reputed motivator and trainer, he had highlighted the importance of creating a positive “first impression” in sales situations. more

 

Suman Agarwal – President

Suman Agarwal, the co-founder of ICBI holds a Masters award in Image Consulting – she is a Master Image Consultant – MFIPI from Federation of Image Professionals International (FIPI) – UK. This makes her the Senior most Image Consultant in the Indian Sub-continent. Suman carries a strong service, image and quality ethic, bringing meticulousness and great dedication to the profession of image consulting. Having begun her career in 1996, Suman brings years of experience in the services industry to her role as co-founder, guide, trainer and consultant at ICBI.

Suman carries high expertise in designing and implementing policies related to Grooming and Customer Service Standards for leading Corporate in addition to coaching professionals. more

 

Debbie Gray

Debbie Gray has spent the last 30 years helping both men and women project an effective and empowering image in their personal and professional lives.

Her qualifications include The City and Guilds of London Institute, Joint Award in Image Consultancy and Fellowship of The International Federation of Image Consultants (IFIC) on whose Board she served from 2002 -2005. In 2008 she was the inaugural winner of Image Scholar of the Year in the Federation’s Spirit of Inspiration awards. more

 

Diana Jennings

Diana Jennings is the founder and president of Brand You Image – a consulting firm based in Southern California. She is a Certified Image Professional with the Association of Image Consultants International (AICI) and a certified Personal Brand Strategist with Reach Communications Consulting, Inc. She is recognized as a thought leader and pioneered the integration of the leading personal branding methodology into her client services. more

 

John Kerr

John Kerr, LLB (Hons.) is a trained lawyer with many years of international experience in education, finance, and law. He was Former CEO of Edexcel, UK‘s largest awarding body.

His current positions include Chair of ITEC (UK’s leading awarding body in beauty), Director of Higher Education at Work (working with Glaxo on developing Masters’ programmes delivered in the workplace) Director of 2 City Academies in UK and working with educational foundation Edge on a new Hotel Training School in the UK.

 

Deborah King

Deborah King, AICI CIP is President of Final Touch Finishing School, Inc., which she founded in Seattle, Washington in 1989. She is a published author and serves as a frequent and reliable resource to the media. Hailed as the Queen of Etiquette, Deborah’s warm teaching style is based on the simplicity of kindness and respect for self, others, and property A native of Seattle, she currently lives near Dallas, Texas. more

 

Prof. M. M. Pant

Prof. Pant, has been the Pro-Vice Chancellor at Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) and on the faculty at IIT – Kanpur (the premier Engineering institution in India), MLNR Engineering College and on the Faculty & Visiting Professor at University of Western Ontario-Canada. He has been a Visiting Scientist to research centers in Italy, England, Germany & Sweden and has delivered international lectures with about 80 published papers to his credit. more

 

V.S.S. Mani

V.S.S. Mani, Founder and Managing Director, Just Dial Private Limited, is a first generation entrepreneur. A strong visionary and an experienced management professional, he revolutionized the process of searching for information by allowing people to pick up the telephone and call for instant access to a huge database of information. Servicing 240 cities in India the company receives a staggering 80 million calls on a single easy to remember number and 75 million hits on its web search engine. more