Founder & Director, REPS India
Chair, Global Membership Development, ICREPS
Amjad studied Fitness and Nutrition from one of the most reputed institutions in the USA and passed out as one of the Toppers of the institution by scoring an average of 94%. Apart from that, he also pursued some of the most reputed certifications in the International fitness Industry from the U.S.A and U.A.E.
He started his official career as a Fitness professional by helping members in the gym as a gym instructor and went on to becoming an entrepreneur of multiple fitness businesses. Amjad is definitely a success story which will inspire a lot of aspiring fitness professionals.
With More than a decade of experience in the Fitness Industry, Amjad is considered one of the most successful Personal trainers in the Fitness Industry. In an approximate 6 years span of working with Fitness First Middle East, Amjad was awarded " Personal Trainer Of The Year" 5 years in a row.
He was also selected as One of the Top 7 Personal Trainers in the U.A.E by getting nominated in ' Personal Trainer Of the Year' category by Fit Awards UAE . Fit Awards UAE is the most prestigious Awards which recognizes the achievements in the Fitness Industry of the U.A.E.
Amjad's words " I feel that the Indian Fitness Professionals and the International Fitness industry has immense potential. As the Founder of REPS India, my most important goal and my biggest challenge are to organize a smooth International portability of Indian fitness professionals through REPS India which can only be achieved by acquiring a quality fitness education which is aligned with International Standards. My dream is to get the Indian Fitness Industry the International Recognition which I feel it truly deserves. "
Amjad is also well connected in the international fitness industry, and it will be a benefit for the REPS India register.
Director (Finance), REPS India
Having three decades of corporate & academic experience with renowned groups such as RPG, ESSAR, BBD & VOLKSWAGEN, Mr Salman Baig brings a bouquet of knowledge & expertise on REPS INDIA table.
He also heads Operations (including Sports) at one of the top Universities of India – BBD University & BBD Educational Group.
Finance is also his Forte. Mr Baig presently heads Indian Mercantile Cooperative Bank (a Scheduled bank in Urban Cooperative Sector) as it's acting CHAIRMAN. He has also been the CEO for Volkswagen Lucknow for last ten years.
He has been very closely associated with managing the "Premiere Badminton League" during its inception; an event which brings international rated Badminton Stars from world over to compete under various teams in India.
His inclination towards sports and education brings him on board REPS INDIA team.
Ms. Ritu is a Nutrition and Lifestyle specialist with professional training in Nutrition and Home Science from Delhi University, Lady Irwin College. She has an extensive experience spanning over 24 years in the Healthcare and Wellness sector. She has worked in well-known educational and health-care service institutions such as Johnson & Johnson Medical. Has been instrumental in aligning the centres as per the quality standards laid down by NABH while working with VLCC.
She has vast experience in fields like Sector Skill, Healthcare professional education, Patient education, Market development activities, Training, Content development, Quality assurance and Accreditations while working on leadership roles for some of the reputed organizations across India.
Her passion for health care and wellness brings her to the REPS India team.
Akanksha's excellence in HR, Admin and Operation management with experience of working with some of the most reputed National and International organizations is remarkable. Her Operational skills have always been appreciated and acknowledged in the assignments handled throughout her career. REPS India is glad to have her in their team.
Ben holds a Bachelor's Degree in Sport and Exercise Science and Master's degree in Sports Development and has been involved in sport and fitness education and registers for many years.
Ben has worked in the UK supporting REPS UK and has regularly attended meetings of the International Confederation of Registers of Exercise Professionals (ICREPs) where he also supported the development of the ICREPs Global Standards which will be implemented by REPS India. He now works for the European Observatoire of Sport and Employment (EOSE) supporting workforce and skills development across the sport and physical activity sector – through projects in Europe and internationally.
Ben will provide advice and support to the REPS India team on matters of registration systems, standards, initial education and continuing professional development. Ben will draw on his experience of other registers in the fitness industry, especially REPS UAE where Ben holds a role as Technical Director.