A problem solver with a calm and mature outlook on life, she is upbeat and passionate about people. She enjoys globe-trotting, motorcycling, French cinema, and great food and wine. She believes in the spirit of community and the power of networks and aims to create social value in all the connections she makes.
With a masters in translation and a passion for languages, Usha began her career in tourism and went on to create her own businesses in fashion. The last 10 years have been spent sharing her commercial acumen with a number of social enterprises, local government agencies and NGO’s.
A former qualified sports coach she has owned a cricket and social club running large events and corporate sports days. Following her love of sports and event management she joined Team Army in June 2013 to contribute her 25 years of business experience to successfully lead the events side of the business, helping Team Army raise £6m in sponsorship.
Usha launched New Leaf Events at the beginning of 2018, building on her established events portfolio within Team Army and Ethos VO.
She is soon to become an ICF qualified executive coach and is fulfilling her ultimate purpose, which is to encourage people to be at their very best.