Practice Leader: Rakesh Bajpai: BDO-ICG Global Collaboration Leader

Areas of Expertise:

Rakesh specialise in working with leaders across global organisations, helping them implement ambitious transformational change.  Within this Rakesh has a passion for considering ESG related change, as well as the creating and implementation of strategies to reduce carbon emissions in a meaningful and successful way.

At the heart of this is Rakesh’s ability to create diverse and longstanding relationships and extend these entrepreneurially across ‘our world’ injecting new impetus and thought leadership.  This style means Rakesh continuously identify’ s new ways to support those managing global trends and change.

Rakesh works directly with leaders and their team’s clients through intimate 1-1 executive coaching, or by guiding multiple working sessions to deliver successful transformation through the power of the organisation.

Much of this work is with donor agencies and large institutions where complex projects with multi-stakeholders need to be established that develop the right thinking and behaviors.  Through workshops, we help organisations communicate and cascade successful approaches to managing their emissions.

Rakesh has a background in banking and corporate finance and as a result, has been involved in a number of fundraising projects for SMEs and start-ups.

Evidence of Expertise

30+ years global consultant

Through workshops, Rakesh helps organisations communicate and cascade successful approaches to managing their Challenges

Formerly an investment banker with Lazard Brothers, Rakesh founded management consultancy firm Framework Consulting 30 years ago.

Framework specialises in business transformation, behavioral innovation and executive coaching.

Employment History & Credentials:

Member of Chapter Zero

MBA from Ashridge Management College

BA (Hons) Business Studies & Management Science from the University of Liverpool

Visiting lecturer, Corporate Finance & International Banking, Chelyabinsk University, Russia

A frequent contributor to UKBBQMag – recipes, insights, techniques and culture

Lumina Spark trained practitioner.


  • Europe, Australia, Russia, India and USA.  Project work and new business opportunities created in Singapore, South Africa and Canada

Client sectors:

  • Pharma, Manufacturing, Automotives, Food & Beverages, Professional Services, Financial Services, Transport and Oil & Gas


Member of Redbourn Cricket Club for the last 35 years, still an active playing member and skipper of the club’s 4th team


Working with Central European Governments and the European Commission, Framework Consulting supported new member countries to identify strategically important projects to develop to meet the environmental targets connected to EU accession – these included packaging waste management, waste to energy, and contaminated land remediation.  As a result, the process to join the EU was more successfully managed for Poland, Hungary and the Czech Republic. also worked with renewable energy companies helping them to set strategies, develop better working practices and refine their market approaches.

RAKESH established the global strategic partnership for ICG with BDO LLP and now leadS that collaboration on behalf of ICG supporting BDO and their clients.

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