The Founder's Story

Vijay Allaham

Founder & Managing Director

Vijay is a seasoned organizational transformation consultant with more than twenty years of experience in Kaizen/Lean methodologies, helping clients across diverse industries achieve significant business growth, improved quality, cost and delivery (QCD), and fostering a culture of continuous improvement and sustained excellence.

His global expertise spans the US, Indian subcontinent, Africa, Southeast Asia, and Europe, working with clients in automotive, electronics, FMCG, consumer durables, precision manufacturing, banking & financial services, healthcare, pharma, hospitality, apparel & fashion, and more. 

Vijay has held various leadership roles, including Director at Kaizen Institute South Asia, Partner at Kaizen Institute West Africa, and Six Sigma Black Belt at TRW Automotive. Based in Siem Reap, Cambodia, Vijay is an avid reader and long-distance runner, bringing dedication, expertise, and enthusiasm to his profession.

Zillur Rahman

Country Head,

Kyaw Min Han

Head of Research and Innovation, Country Head, Myanmar

Pisith Chooyong

Country Head, Thailand

Karthikeyan Varadarajan


Chinh Nguyễn Đức

Country Head, Vietnam


IT Support

Rethiya Khan

Director,True North Lean Academy


Senior Consultant

Vikram Walia

Director, Apparel & Footwear

Why Choose True North Lean

At True North Lean, we set ourselves apart from other lean transformation consultancies through our unique combination of expertise, hands-on approach, and dedication to client success.

Here’s how we stand out: