Rohit Desai

Life and Business Coach – Motivational Speaker –  Author

“From his death bed with double pneumonia being told he had to call his family to say good bye, to motivating and helping people achieve their dreams, Rohit Desai helps emerging entrepreneurs and business owners gain more courage and confidence so they can transform their life and business to achieve their big dream, and leave their legacy.”


As a certified Transformational Life and Business Coach, Rohit is passionate in developing emerging entrepreneurs and business owners, teenagers, students and individuals in assisting them to achieve their dreams and goals. He is a Registered Credentialed Member of COMENSA (Coaches and Mentors of South Africa).

His professional career started out in the corporate arena as he quickly rose to Senior Planning and Purchasing Manager for the multi-national corporation for 35 years – Revlon Inc in South Africa. Has worked for 12 years as a Director for a retail business. This has given Rohit decades of business experience working in both big and small companies. 

After completing his Business and Life coaching course at Milpark Business School, he realised he had a passion for life and business coaching. He started to coach his staff at work, and soon learned this was his passion and he left to build his own business as a Confidence Building Life and Business Coach.

Rohit is a project manager and coordinator through COMENSA at Ikamva  Youth Development Centre, where along with a team of coaches and mentors they assist students through a mentorship program at no cost.

Currently Chairman of Southern Suburbs Hindu Cultural Society which is a non-profit cultural organisation where we do cultural activities and feeding projects, winter collection drive, free health day.

Professional Qualifications:

  •  BSc (Bachelor of Science Degree) (Gujarat University)
  •  MBA (Master of Business Administration) (Milpark Business School)
  •  Foundation of Corporate Coaching (University of Cape Town)
  •  Business and Life Coaching (Milpark Business School)
  •  Certified Life and Transformational Coach (Transformational Coaching Academy)
  • Executive Coach Development (John Mattone University)
  • Group Life Coaching (Transformational Academy)
  •  Negative Emotional Therapy Practitioner (Transformational Coaching Academy)
  •  Neuro-Linguistic Programming Practitioner (Transformational Coaching Academy)
  •  Mind Power Graduate (Robin Banks and Associates)

Professional Membership:

  • COMENSA (Coaches and Mentors of South Africa)
  • COSCHEM (Society of Cosmetic Chemists South Africa) – President 2011
  • SSHCS (Southern Suburbs Hindu Cultural Society) – Current Chairman