Akhilesh N Singh


Akhilesh N Singh is a Management Consultant with specialization in Cost Reduction, Quality & Productivity Improvement, Inventory Reduction, Business Constraint Diagnosis, and Problem Solving with application of Global Best Practices of Lean, Six Sigma, TQM & TPM. Associated with industry for last 48 years’ (since 1973) with hands-on experience of core management functions including; production, project management, quality management, technology transfer, management teaching, corporate training, and management consulting. He is trained in Lean Management, Toyota Production System, Value Stream Mapping, Kaizen, TOC, TQM and TPM in Japan, UK & USA. Six Sigma Black Belt from American Society for Quality. Undergone training in Toyota Motor Corporation Japan, Lean Enterprise Academy UK, Kaizen Institute Japan, Asian Productivity Organization Japan, Yokohama Kenshu Center Japan, and Armco Inc. USA. Certified Lean IT professional. Trained in Neuro Linguistic Programming (NLP), Spiritual Intelligence, Emotional Intelligence, & Mind Management.

He has executed over 300 consulting/training assignments in 5 countries (India, Bangladesh, Saudi Arabia, Qatar & UAE-Dubai). Provided operational excellence consulting with demonstrated improvements in quality and cost competitivenes to several leading organizations in the business of steel, ferroalloys, engineering, petrochemicals, electrical, food processing, paper, chemicals, pharmaceuticals, dairy products, plastics, packaging, auto components, healthcare, education, IT, etc. Implemented Lean Manufacturing in more than 30 SMEs as a consultant of Government of India & UNIDO. He has worked as an Engineer and Senior Management professional in two leading industries; Steel Authority of India Ltd. and Jindal Stainless Ltd, as a Professor in Asia Pacific Institute of Management New Delhi, Management Consultant at FICCI Quality Forum and an International Quality Expert of UNIDO. Associated with Quality Council of India, CII & FICCI as a Lean Manufacturing & ZED Consultant

He is B.Tech from Indian Institute of Technology, Banaras Hindu University with postgraduate qualifications in Industrial Management, Business Management & Gembakaizen (Japanese Management). Formally studied courses in Vedanta. He is also author of 15 books on topics related to Cost Reduction, Lean Manufacturing, Lean IT, Spiritual Intelligence, Zero Defect Zero Effect, Quality Management, Steel Technology, etc. Currently involved in consulting & training of operational excellence techniques to business organizations.