About Me


Mahesh Jayasinghe

Executive Coach

Mahesh Jayasinghe is an executive coach, trainer, motivational speaker and  a management consultant who has dedicated his work towards empowering individuals and businesses to connect with their stakeholders while identifying their true potential.

Mahesh is a Professional Certified Coach (PCC) from International Coach Federation, USA. He is the first Sri Lankan to achieve this professional qualification.

Mahesh holds a first degree – BSc in Physical Science and a Master’s Degree in Business Administration from the University Of Colombo, Sri Lanka. Further, he is a Fellow Member- CGMA of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants, UK and Distinguished Toastmaster (DTM) from Toastmasters International U.S.A.

Mahesh has had a varied and diverse professional experience spreading over 20 years where he has been involved in several organizations in manufacturing, service, Plantation, Healthcare and NGO sector and has been exposed to multi-cultural work environments through his exposure in Kenya, Malaysia, Singapore, India  and Indonesia.

“If you do the same thing that you did yesterday TODAY you will get the same results as yesterday. If you need different results do things differently”.

Mahesh Jayasinghe

Journey Highlights

Mahesh has been coaching clients since 2012. Mahesh’s coaching experience includes a wide array of industries ranging from manufacturing to the service sector.

Mahesh has had extensive experience in the corporate sector covering specific areas of expertise include leadership development, team management , change management, critical role transitions, succession planning and career development.

A regular contributor to the daily newspapers he is a thought leader on areas such as leadership development and human resource management. He has also been featured on several TV programs.

Mahesh infuses wide and diverse experience spanning over 20 years in the public and private sector across many industries from financial services, manufacturing, plantations, health care and construction into his consultancy practice. Having gained overseas exposure in Kenya, Indonesia, India and Malaysia, he has also had public sector exposure in the American Chamber of Commerce and UNDP in Sri Lanka.

Further, his exposure into the disciplines of general management, human resource management and development, marketing, finance and supply chain management, production and education services provides depth and clarity to consultancy services of MPower Soft Skills (Pvt) Ltd

Mahesh is a motivational trainer and has conducted over 120 sessions internationally and locally for professional associations comprising Toastmasters, Doctors, Engineers, Accountants, University Lecturers and students.

Reading for his Doctoral Programme in Organizational Behavior focusing on ‘Leader Communication and Organizational Culture’ with the Open University of Malaysia, he is a much sought after Visiting Lecturer for Masters Programmes at the Universities of Moratuwa and Kelaniya.

Mahesh is a Distinguished Toastmaster (DTM) of Toastmasters International, USA (TI) and has held District, Division, Area and Club level leadership positions with the organization.

Mahesh’s areas of professional expertise include:

• Change Management
• Training & Learning Solutions
• Corporate Planning & Strategic Management
• Leadership & Managerial Skill Development
• Setting up of Business Processes, Governance Systems, Environment & Quality Systems
• Development of Performance Management Systems
• Employee Profiling & Team Building
• Project Management

Mahesh is a Professional Certified Coach (PCC) from International Coach Federation U.S.A and has designed and executed over 1000 Coaching Assignments, Training Programmes and Consulting Assignments at many various Public and Private sector organizations


“If an egg breaks with outside force a life ends. If an egg breaks with inside force a life begins. Transformation begins from inside”.

Mahesh Jayasinghe