Sheela Sharma – Executive Chair

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Sheela is the Founder & CEO of Opsion, a consultancy providing interim or part-time COO resource to CEOs of high-growth SMEs. She has over 15 years of experience working in the financial services industry, including as a COO for major investment banks in the City of London. She graduated in 2004 with a D.Phil. in Clinical Medicine from Worcester College, Oxford. 

An advocate for diversity and inclusion in the workplace, Sheela writes for Sponsors for Educational Opportunity (SEO) London – a not-for-profit organisation providing a range of initiatives to help prepare talented students from low-socioeconomic or ethnic minority backgrounds for career success. Her ‘101 Diversity & Inclusion Success Stories’ initiative is currently being serialised on social media platforms. 

  • Job Title – Founder & CEO Opsion / PBC Chair
  • Likes – Coffee and a good debate
  • Dislikes – Short days
  • Hobbies – Hiking, tailoring, and mentoring young people
  • Favourite Brand – The Cambridge Satchel Company – great story, inspirational leader, and a product made to last!
  • Favourite Holiday – Chile