About Us

Every expert was once a beginner

As knowledge grows and technology changes, so to must we; which is why we believe in life long learning. Our solutions follow the path of a person, able to support the growth of the skills needed at every stage of life. Whether you are a HR professional looking for employee training or a school looking to improve your services, we have a solution that is relevant, tested, and proven to make a real impact  - right from kindergarten up to middle management.

We have helped thousands of people, businesses, and schools across America, UAE, South Africa, Kenya, Nigeria, Malaysia, India, and Argentina. Our large network of trainers are certified by international curriculum providers and deliver award winning skills development solutions using modern technology and methods.

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.
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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 has collectively helped over 60,000 people.
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A trusted training provider for global brands

Through our strategic office locations and large network of coaches, our skills training solutions are widely available in Argentina, India, Indonesia, Kenya, Malaysia, Nigeria, South Africa, United Arab Emirates, and United States of America. Our client portfolio spans across numerous industries and 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 Education, Mobil, Reddam House School, MRC Schools, and Etisalat. Read our client case studies.

Management Team

Mithun Kamath

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Group CEO & Board Director

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Mithun Kamath

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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 for 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 for 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.

Mamta Thakur

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CEO for Indonesia, Malaysia, & Myanmar

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Mamta Thakur

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Mamta has a long and successful professional career 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

CEO for Indonesia, Malaysia, & Myanmar

Mamta has a long and successful professional career 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.

Chris Hersov

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CEO for South Africa

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Chris Hersov

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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, a subsidiary of Arc Skills and the market leader in management training in South Africa.

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Chris Hersov

CEO for 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, a subsidiary of Arc Skills and the market leader in management training in South Africa.

Amit Washington

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CEO for Nigeria

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Amit Washington

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Amit has 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 for Nigeria

Amit has 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.

Peter Kimurwa

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CEO for Kenya

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Peter Kimurwa

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Peter holds a Bachelor of Commerce from Kenyatta University, a Masters of Business Administration from INSEAD and is also a Certified Public Accountant (CPA). He has extensive business experience spanning over 16 years in the areas of corporate leadership, financial management, audit, corporate planning and strategic management. Peter has a passion for skills development that help unemployed youth find meaningful careers and benefits not just individuals but families and communities too.

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Peter Kimurwa

CEO for Kenya

Peter holds a Bachelor of Commerce from Kenyatta University, a Masters of Business Administration from INSEAD and is also a Certified Public Accountant (CPA). He has extensive business experience spanning over 16 years in the areas of corporate leadership, financial management, audit, corporate planning and strategic management. Peter has a passion for skills development that help unemployed youth find meaningful careers and benefits not just individuals but families and communities too.

Kakul Misra

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CEO for India

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Kakul Misra

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Kakul is an alumnus of Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore and a statistics graduate from St. Xaviers, Mumbai University. She has rich experience spanning over 19 years in the domains of skills development and performance enhancement and has worked with leading brands in India and APAC markets. She is passionate about creating impact driven solutions and aspires to create skills solutions which impact individuals, communities and corporates.

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Kakul Misra

CEO for India

Kakul is an alumnus of Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore and a statistics graduate from St. Xaviers, Mumbai University. She has rich experience spanning over 19 years in the domains of skills development and performance enhancement and has worked with leading brands in India and APAC markets. She is passionate about creating impact driven solutions and aspires to create skills solutions which impact individuals, communities and corporates.

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