About Us

Arc Skills is for businesses, schools, and communities

Every expert was once a beginner

At Arc Skills, we bridge the gap between beginner and expert because your success is our motivation. We have developed skills solutions that are relevant, tested, and proven to make a real impact to your business and society.

Arc Skills serves businesses, schools, and communities in Dubai, South Africa, Kenya, Nigeria, Malaysia, India, and Argentina. We have a large network of trainers who are certified by international curriculum providers to deliver award winning skills development solutions.

CBM Training

Our subsidiary, CBM Training, provides practical training in South Africa. It has been a SETA accredited training provider for more than 18 years, and has provided quality training to over 90,000 students from over 9,200 South African companies.
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Bridging the skills gap in communities

At Arc Skills, we don’t just want to help businesses; we also want to help communities thrive. Our services have been specifically designed to meet the needs of today’s evolving workplace, and help individuals develop their talents. We strive to provide training opportunities to communities that suffer from high unemployment rates. Learn how you can help provide skills to communities in need.
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Award Winning Solutions

Arc Skills are the recipient of the Qadat Al Tagheer Award for Excellence in Skills Development Globally. Meaning Leaders of Change, we have been awarded for our innovative and effective life skills programme, Skills 21, and vocational employability solutions, which have helped over 55,000 people in 9 different countries.
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A trusted training provider for global brands

Our client portfolio spans across numerous industries. We are proud to be a preferred training provider for construction, banking, retail, FMCG, and IT. Our esteemed client list includes Coca-Cola, National Bank of Africa, HP, Gems Modern Academy, Mobil, and Etisalat. Read our client case studies.

Our locations

Through our strategic locations and network of coaches, our skills training solutions are widely available in the UAE, South Africa, Kenya, Nigeria, India, Malaysia, Argentina, and Myanmar.

Management Team

Mithun Kamath

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Group CEO and Director

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Mithun Kamath

I'm passionate about Employability

Background

Mithun hold s a B.A. in Economics (1994) and a Masters of Business Administration in Management (1997). He has worked in several positions in the area of management, productivity, and skills development in a career that spans over 20 years. Previously Mithun worked in South Africa, Kenya, and Delhi India, heading curriculum development, instructional design, and strategic relationships. Mithun has published numerous articles, and is a regular speaker, on the topic of 21st Century Skills.

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Mithun Kamath

Group CEO and Director

Mithun hold s a B.A. in Economics (1994) and a Masters of Business Administration in Management (1997). He has worked in several positions in the area of management, productivity, and skills development in a career that spans over 20 years. Previously Mithun worked in South Africa, Kenya, and Delhi India, heading curriculum development, instructional design, and strategic relationships. Mithun has published numerous articles, and is a regular speaker, on the topic of 21st Century Skills.

Peter Kimurwa

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CEO, Kenya

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Peter Kimurwa

I'm passionate about the secret of Business Success

Background

Peter holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree from Kenyatta University, a Masters of Business Administration degree from INSEAD, in Fontainebleau, France and is also a Certified Public Accountant (CPA). He has extensive and varied business experience spanning over 15 years in the areas of corporate leadership, financial management, audit, corporate planning and strategic management. Peter has worked with PricewaterhouseCoopers (PWC) in Kenya in their audit and business advisory division, as the Head of Audit at British American Tobacco Eastern Africa (BATEA), Financial Controller at BOC Kenya Limited, Group Business Development Manager at East African Breweries Limited (EABL) and General Manager, Linksoft Communications Systems Limited. Between July 2010 and July 2015, Peter served as the CEO of the Industrial and Commercial Development Corporation (ICDC), leaving to take up his current role as CEO of Arc Skills Kenya. Peter has also been engaged privately by various firms as a business consultant in his core focus areas of strategy and financial management.

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Peter Kimurwa

CEO, Kenya

Peter holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree from Kenyatta University, a Masters of Business Administration degree from INSEAD, in Fontainebleau, France and is also a Certified Public Accountant (CPA). He has extensive and varied business experience spanning over 15 years in the areas of corporate leadership, financial management, audit, corporate planning and strategic management. Peter has worked with PricewaterhouseCoopers (PWC) in Kenya in their audit and business advisory division, as the Head of Audit at British American Tobacco Eastern Africa (BATEA), Financial Controller at BOC Kenya Limited, Group Business Development Manager at East African Breweries Limited (EABL) and General Manager, Linksoft Communications Systems Limited. Between July 2010 and July 2015, Peter served as the CEO of the Industrial and Commercial Development Corporation (ICDC), leaving to take up his current role as CEO of Arc Skills Kenya. Peter has also been engaged privately by various firms as a business consultant in his core focus areas of strategy and financial management.

Chris Hersov

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CEO, South Africa

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Chris Hersov

I'm passionate about productivty

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Chris holds a B.Bus.Sc. (Hons) degree from the University of Cape Town (UCT) with majors in Economics and Marketing. Chris has previously held the position of International Business Area Manager at Unilever, responsible for marketing in Europe, North America and Canada - based in the Netherlands. In 1995, Chris returned to South Africa and joined IIR Conferencing and Training, as General Manager to start the training business in South Africa. It was in 1999, when Chris started CBM Training, the market leader in management training in South Africa.

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Chris Hersov

CEO, South Africa

Chris holds a B.Bus.Sc. (Hons) degree from the University of Cape Town (UCT) with majors in Economics and Marketing. Chris has previously held the position of International Business Area Manager at Unilever, responsible for marketing in Europe, North America and Canada - based in the Netherlands. In 1995, Chris returned to South Africa and joined IIR Conferencing and Training, as General Manager to start the training business in South Africa. It was in 1999, when Chris started CBM Training, the market leader in management training in South Africa.

Sarah Sabra

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Finance Director

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Sarah Sabra

Background

Sarah holds a BA in Marketing and Management with honors and a Masters in Finance. She has over 18 years of experience in Accounting & Finance in various industries including Trading, Retail, e-commerce, worldwide logistics, hypermarkets, luxury retail, healthcare, hospitality, custom home entertainment solutions, and integrators. She has held several roles including head of accounting, finance manager, regional financial controller, head of treasury & Group C.F.O and has worked for companies ranging from multinationals to start up organisations.

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Sarah Sabra

Finance Director

Sarah holds a BA in Marketing and Management with honors and a Masters in Finance. She has over 18 years of experience in Accounting & Finance in various industries including Trading, Retail, e-commerce, worldwide logistics, hypermarkets, luxury retail, healthcare, hospitality, custom home entertainment solutions, and integrators. She has held several roles including head of accounting, finance manager, regional financial controller, head of treasury & Group C.F.O and has worked for companies ranging from multinationals to start up organisations.

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