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, Shepora, Mobil, Reddam House, MRC Schools, 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 & Board Director

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Mithun Kamath

I'm passionate about Employability

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Mithun holds a Bachelors in Economics and a Masters of Business Administration in Management. He has worked in several positions in the area of management, productivity, and skills development in a career that spans over 21 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 & Board Director

Mithun holds a Bachelors in Economics and a Masters of Business Administration in Management. He has worked in several positions in the area of management, productivity, and skills development in a career that spans over 21 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.

Sarah Sabra

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Group Director - Finance & Operations

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Sarah Sabra

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Sarah has over 19 years of experience working with Small Medium Enterprises and Multi-National Organisations in multiple sectors including, Trading, Retail, E-Commerce, Logistics, Healthcare, and Hospitality. A results-driven expert she utilises her sharp focus and wealth of knowledge to lead business success and implement organisational change. Sarah's key strength is in building highly effective cross-functional relationships using a very collaborative and hands-on approach. She holds a BA in Marketing and Management with honours and a Masters in Finance.

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Sarah Sabra

Group Director - Finance & Operations

Sarah has over 19 years of experience working with Small Medium Enterprises and Multi-National Organisations in multiple sectors including, Trading, Retail, E-Commerce, Logistics, Healthcare, and Hospitality. A results-driven expert she utilises her sharp focus and wealth of knowledge to lead business success and implement organisational change. Sarah's key strength is in building highly effective cross-functional relationships using a very collaborative and hands-on approach. She holds a BA in Marketing and Management with honours and a Masters in Finance.

Peter Kimurwa

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CEO, Kenya

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Peter Kimurwa

I'm passionate about the secret of Business Success

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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 16 years in the areas of corporate leadership, financial management, audit, corporate planning and strategic management. Peter career history includes PricewaterhouseCoopers (PWC) 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. Peter has also been engaged privately by various firms as a business consultant for 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 16 years in the areas of corporate leadership, financial management, audit, corporate planning and strategic management. Peter career history includes PricewaterhouseCoopers (PWC) 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. Peter has also been engaged privately by various firms as a business consultant for 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. Chris is the entrepreneur behind 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. Chris is the entrepreneur behind CBM Training, the market leader in management training in South Africa.

Amit Washington

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CEO Nigeria

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Amit Washington

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Amit comes with rich experience in business consulting, focusing on organisation effectiveness and capability. He has a varied multi-industry background, with expertise spanning Telecom, Banking, Real Estate, Hospitality and Education sectors. He also boasts a vibrant, diverse geographical understanding as a result of managing large projects in Asian, African, and Middle Eastern markets, enabling him to identify complex business problems & propose solutions of high relevance and impact to the partnering organisations.

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Amit Washington

CEO Nigeria

Amit comes with rich experience in business consulting, focusing on organisation effectiveness and capability. He has a varied multi-industry background, with expertise spanning Telecom, Banking, Real Estate, Hospitality and Education sectors. He also boasts a vibrant, diverse geographical understanding as a result of managing large projects in Asian, African, and Middle Eastern markets, enabling him to identify complex business problems & propose solutions of high relevance and impact to the partnering organisations.

Mamta Thakur

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General Manager Malaysia

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Mamta Thakur

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Mamta has a long and successful professional career spanning 21 years in Hospitality, Finance, HR, and Training sectors. She also has global market experience having worked in the UK, Dubai, Africa and India. Mamta builds strong, trusted relationships with her clients and has expertise in synergising global teams to achieve a common objective. She holds a Bachelor's and MBA degree.

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Mamta Thakur

General Manager Malaysia

Mamta has a long and successful professional career spanning 21 years in Hospitality, Finance, HR, and Training sectors. She also has global market experience having worked in the UK, Dubai, Africa and India. Mamta builds strong, trusted relationships with her clients and has expertise in synergising global teams to achieve a common objective. She holds a Bachelor's and MBA degree.

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