We work closely with our client teams and are united by our passion for solving challenging problems and making a difference in the world.


Partner & Managing Director

ElizabethElizabeth Walker Sobhani, partner and Managing Director of Lotus Consulting, brings ~20 years experience in management consulting and training in Australia, North America and China.  She worked for the top tier strategy consulting firm, Bain & Co, and was also the VP of Strategy for ACE, a global insurance company. Elizabeth has worked extensively with nonprofits and companies to help them through various strategy and change management projects and realizing results.



Meet our team – Lotus Consulting uses specialized consultants for key engagements and has a pool of individual trainers and consultants that it works with. If you are an independent consultant with experience in management consulting, change management, strategy  or shared value consulting and are interested in working with us, please contact us directly.


Tannaz Grant Morano
TannazTannaz brings much strategy and operational expertise as she has worked for United Technologies as the Director of Global Product Strategy for Carrier Corporation’s $2.5B International Residential business unit and worked as a Senior Associate at Booz & Co., in New York City.  She earned here MBA in Global Operations Management from The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.


Diana Dai
DianaDiana has 15+ years work experience in Marketing, Advertising and Non-Profit Marketing. Before establishing InspiringNPO, she worked for Ogilvy (icon mobile), Universal music group, ADK group as business director, marketing director. She also worked as senior consultant at Non-Profit organizations ChildServ and DigitalNPO. She graduated from University of Illinois as an MBA, and Communication University of China.


Vivian Wu
VivianVivian has 12 years experience in Public Relations for companies and nonprofits. She worked at Weber Shandwick to provide PR services to Fortune 500 clients and is the co-founder of InspiringNPO, where she has worked for Narada Foundation, Sun Culture Foundation, Chen Yet-Sen Family Foundation, etc. Her expertise includes Communication Strategy and Digital Communication Strategy and she also is a qualified CFA.


Wanda Yang
wandaWanda is a pioneer in social innovation in China and was the winner of Google Social Innovation Contest in 2008 when she studied in University. Wanda has worked for various projects, including clients such as the Narada Foundation, Sun Culture Foundation and Chen Yet-Sen Family Foundation. She graduated from MINZU University with a double major in Law and English.


Birgitta Soderstrom
BirgittaBirgitta is as a trainer and executive coach in Beijing and has an expertise in communication, inter-cultural, leadership, Emotional Intelligence, DISC, Positive Psychology, and more. She is an ICF certified Coach and has coached executives from various companies, fields and levels of seniority in Asia and the US.




Affiliate firms

Lotus Consulting has overseas affiliate firms that it works with on certain projects. These have included: