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" The ComPAS Now Team " is comprised of NLP (Neuro-Linguistic Programming) Practitioners, Psychotherapists, Behavioral psychologists and IT Professionals. The People behind the team have years of expertise in the relevant area, and have put in years of research which made these online services possible.

Management & Advisory Board

John P. Varkey

Mr. John P. Varkey is a software designer by profession. He brings with him over two decades of extensive, in-depth and crossindustry international experience in strategic consulting as well as teaching services. He holds a degree in physics and a diploma in systems management.

John has been extensively involved in many a Japanese projects. He has designed numerous real-time software systems both client servers and web based applications, in India and abroad. John's expertise and guidance in designing, developing and recommending innovative and ingenious solutions to seemingly complex problems has helped companies to prioritize projects and maximize Return On Investment.

He has worked as Director in many IT Companies in India and abroad. He is currently the CEO & MD of ComPAS Now TM Assessment and Training Services Pvt. Ltd.

Dr. Richard McHugh

Dr. Richard McHugh (fondly called Dick) is one of the few in the world who has used NLP as the subject of his thesis for his Doctorate in USA. He had the unique privilege of being trained by the founding members of NLP - John Grinder, Richard Bandler, Leslie Cameron and Robert Dilts. He has attended several seminars conducted by internationally acclaimed experts. Having been trained in traditional as well as newer schools of psychotherapy in the US, he has shifted to NLP as a quicker and more effective way of dealing with various problems.

He has worked with diverse populations, conducting seminars in India and abroad for the past 25 years in NLP and Gestalt therapy. His 300 page book 'Mind with a Heart' is a detailed and practical guide on NLP tools and techniques that Dick has gathered over the years.

Prof. Jacob Raju

Prof. Jacob Raju is a Clinical Hypno-therapist registered with Indian Board of Alternative Medicines, a Certified Hypnosis Trainer with the California Hypnosis Institute.

As an NLP Master Practitioner he is trained under several NLP Masters like Richard P. Mc Hugh, US, Owen Fitzpatrick, Ireland, and Martin Shervington, UK. He is also a Psychotherapist, Counselor and a Silva Mind Control Graduate. He also holds an M.S. degree in Psychotherapy and Counseling. He took his M.A. degree in French Literature from Karnataka University, Dharward and a Diploma in Education from the University of Franche Compté, Besançon, France.

Prof. Jacob Raju took early retirement from his work as the Head of the Department of French at St. Joseph's College, Bangalore. He is now the Director of Bangalore Hypnosis Institute and works as a Behavioral Trainer and Coach to empower people.

As Founder Secretary to Bangalore Social Action Trust (BSA Trust) he publishes since 1996 the journal, Integral Liberation, a Quarterly Review for Justice, Development and Social Change.

Dr. Tony Sam George

Dr. Tony Sam George is a practising psychotherapist and is involved in training, research and clinical practice. He is currently the Head of Department of Psychology at Christ University, Bangalore - India.

Dr. Tony gained his doctoral degree in Psychiatric Social Work from the National Institute of Mental Health and Neurosciences, Bangalore and subsequently spent time directing and co-ordinating the Masters level training programmes in Counselling and Psychology at Bangalore.

He serves as Research guide to Doctoral candidates in Universities in India and abroad. He is a consultant to a number of Corporate agencies in Bangalore and delivers Employee Assistantship programmes through "About Time" - an independant consulting firm in Bangalore - India. His training focuses on using integrative models of counselling to understand client needs and works in supervisory positions for mental health professionals in India.

Dr. Tony is a founder Trustee of Kerygma - an organisation that works among urban youth, Ascension Hope foundation - an agency created to deliver mental health services to marginalised groups and Resurgent foundation - focusing on substance abuse and rehabilitation.

Dr. Mathew Pannathanath

Dr. Mathew Pannathanath is currently the Principal of Montfort College Bangalore - India. He was instrumental in instituting M.Sc. in Holistic Psychological Counselling (M.Sc-HPC) in Bangalore University as the first University course in Counselling in India. He now coordinates M.Sc. and Ph.D. programmes in Counselling and Clinical Psychology.

De La Salle University, Manila, Philippines, is his Alma Mater from where he graduated in Arts and then went on to do his Master of Science in Guidance and Counselling and later, his Doctorate in Counselling Psychology. He also has a Diploma in Mechanical Engineering from Central Polytechnic, Madras - India.

He has undergone varied training in PSI, (People Synergistically Involved), both Basic and Advanced, Neuro Linguistic Programming (NLP) and Hypnotherapy in Manila and California. He also underwent a Personality Training in Sydney. He has participated in several Educational Seminars in Israel, France and Italy.

Lt. Col. C. Navneet Rao


Lt. Col. C. Navneet Rao, served for around 23 years in the Indian Army. A post graduate in Psychology, he is a an NLP (Neuro Linguistic Programming) Master Practitioner, a Globally Certified Psychometric Assessor qualified in both, inventory & projective technique based psychometric testing. He is a certified Trainer in Memory techniques, Soft / Life Skills, Personality & Career Development. An alumnus of Management Development Institute (MDI) Gurgaon, he is also qualified in Business Management, Counselling and other HRD programs.

During his army career, he served as the Chief Instructor in Defence Institute of Psychological Research (DIPR, DRDO) and trained around 500 officers in psychological techniques, specializing in Group Testing Technique. As a Senior Group Testing Officer (GTO) at the Services Selection Board (SSB), he carried out assessment of more than 3000 candidates to be inducted as officers into the Armed Forces. He also has rich operational experience having been part of the Indian Peace Keeping Force ( IPKF, Srilanka) and Kargil Operations (J&K, India). After early retirement, he served in the corporate world as General Manager (Operations) of a large IT company.

Presently he works as a Behavioural Trainer, Coach, Psychometric Assessor and Counsellor, facilitating people in realising their true potential & helping them in turning their dreams into reality.

Dr. Sachitra Kumar Chakravorty


Dr. Sachitra Kumar Chakravorty has been accredited by American Institute of Business Psychology (A.I.O.B.P), Beaverton, USA and is personally coached & certified by world renowned Leadership Guru, MR. ARTHUR F. CARMAZZI the Founder of Directive Communication and COLORED BRAIN THEORY with considerable experience in conducting interactive workshops in tool based Directive Communication Techniques required for soft skill Training for corporate and professional institutes all over the globe. Dr. Sachitra conducts workshops in Communication Skills, Body language, Business Etiquette, Corporate Etiquette & Culture, Motivating Employee for Performance, Leadership, Team Building, Group discussion & Interview Skills, Personality Development at the institute as well as at corporate level.

Apart from the above he has an ardent love towards human psychology for betterment of future, so that each and every person may explore his full potential, which he believes is absolutely possible.

Dr. Sachitra has done his Masters in Counseling & Psychotherapy, MBA (HR), M Phil in Counseling & Guidance many short term courses on Clinical Hypnotherapy from (CHII), Behavior Therapy (BLHP from ISABS), Transactional Analysis (TA-101) from Madras Study Circle & Neuro Linguistic Programming (NLP) from APCPA and has done his Ph D in Human Resource Management. Finally for him the learning with people is the passion.

His inner conviction, "that we can make a difference, to look beyond the limits and help others in achieving their goals" made him what he is today. A passionate trainer and a driving force for his students’ and trainees.

Rakesh Datt

General Manager ( Promotions)

Rakesh Datt is a NLP Master Practitioner and a seasoned corporate trainer delivering workshops on Language enhancement, Behavioral skills, soft skills and professional skills for the past ten years. He has conducted workshops in some of India’s top corporates namely; Infosys, Wipro Technologies, HCL Technologies, WNS, IBM, and many others.

For the past one year he has taken his learning to senior school students and has conducted workshops in many of north India’s top schools. He believes in the power of the subconscious mind and advocates tapping its resources. Thus, his message to the masses… “Anything, including work, done form the subconscious mind is of the highest quality while being effortless…”

He is also the General Manager (Promotions) at ComPAS Now™ Assessment and Training Services Pvt. Ltd., Bangalore and heads the promotional activities in North India.

Mrs. Sunitha Kishore Bagani

Business Associate

A Career Counsellor, a Success Coach, a Soft skills trainer with in-depth experience of more than 15 years in marketing and sales. Her strong passion in Human research and Behavioural study has made her realise the reality to create niche consistently & has been a most sought out counsellor.

She holds a Post Graduate Diploma in Business Administration, Professional Soft Skill Certification, IRDA and Psychology of Learning.

She is a Guest faculty for several Central Government institutions like Forman Training Institute, APEX Hi-Tech Institute, RVTI (Regional Vocational Training Institute), Directorate General of Training (DGT), Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship – Bangalore & also a visiting faculty for Disciple India Group, Bats Institution, BTL College & Career Craft Business School.

She had been awarded with many accolades like Team Spirit award for best Team player driving process Improvements. (2005 Accenture), Client appreciation for excellent Presentation skills (2006 Accenture), Awards for active participation in cultural activities (2007 Accenture), Trump Card award & felicitation as best asset for the team (2008 Accenture)

ComPAS Now stands for Competency Profiling and Assessment Services. It is an online service for the Corporate, Employees and the General Public.

ComPAS Now helps corporate to identify and pickup the right candidates to perform jobs and thereby increase productivity and efficiency of workforce.

ComPAS Now helps candidates to identify which job suites them the best by knowing their overall strengths and weaknesses.

ComPAS Now helps HR Agents to assess the candidates well in advance before sending them to the corporate for final interview and also keep track / monitor them while sending to corporates.

ComPAS Now helps Professional Institutions to build their students' resume Database for placement with softskills rating and allow to expose the DB to corporate for recruitment online.

Apart from the technical skills and academic qualifications there are dozens of employability skills that companies are looking for in their employees. Even if one has a good technical skill, to excel and perform well in any field, one needs these employability skills.

These skills are sets of unconsciously repeated patterns of responses and behaviors to different situations in life and work. These patterns are specific, identifiable and measurable.

At ComPAS Now we have developed effective and appropriate tools to pick up these patterns, identify their employability, assess and match them to life and work situations to achieve excellence.

Supporting Services

We also provide services:
  • To identify/create the competency requirements in a job profile
  • To fine tune the profile requirements
  • To generate specific competencies required for the corporate
  • Training to enhance general skill sets such as motivation / quality / achieving goals etc..
  • Training to enhance specific skills
  • To handle individual sessions in sorting out issues
and also on..
  • Behavior Based Interviewing
  • Conversational Hypnosis
  • Strategies for success
  • Team Building skills
  • Effective communication
  • Emotional control
  • Belief restructuring
  • Leadership and personal excellence