HR Advisory Board Members

The HR Advisory Board serves is a group committed to the purpose of improving the academic experience as part of the Human Resource Leadership Program. The board strives to enhance the relevancy of the curriculum such that the student learning experience is continuously improved, enhanced, and optimized. 


  Anil Sachdev

Founder & CEO, SOIL


Anil Sachdev is the Founder and CEO of Eicher Consultancy Services (ECS), Grow Talent Company Limited and the School Of Inspired Leadership-SOIL. He was responsible for bringing AT Kearney to India and as head of ECS, also acted as its Managing Partner from 1992-1997. In 1998, ECS formed a 50-500 JV with the Menlo Park, California based Strategy consulting firm SDG (founded by world renowned Stanford faculty) and Anil was the CEO of this firm till March 2001.

In April 2001, Anil and his team of co-founders created Grow Talent, a strategic HR consulting firm that rapidly grew to become the leader by 2008. In October 2008, Anil and the other co-founders of Grow Talent entered the field of Education by creating SOIL- the School of Inspired Leadership

He represents India in the ‘World Compassion Council’ headquartered in Seattle, USA.

His biography appears in “Who’s who of the world” published by Marquis.


  Prithvi Shergill

Ex. Chief Human Resource Officer, HCL Technologies


Mr. Prithvi Shergill served as the CHRO of HCL Technologies from 2012 to 2017 where added value by leveraging personal capabilities and enabling development of engaging environments to facilitate delivery of effective service to the community. Prior to joining HCL, Mr. Prithvi served as a partner in Accenture from 2004 to 2012.

Recently, he co-founded Smarten Spaces which transforms places of work and leisure into state of the art sustainable architectures which will enhance experience and efficiency by increasing performance and optimizing cost.

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  Sarthak Raychaudhuri

Vice-President - HR, Asia South, Whirpool


Mr. Sarthak Raychaudhuri is an HR professional with specialised skills in organisation development, change management and aligning HR to business. He currently serves as the Vice President of the Asia South Region for Whirpool. Prior to joining Whirpool, he was the both the senior vice president and also the head of human resources at Madura Fashion and Lifestyle, a subsidiary of Aditya Birla Group (ABG).

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  Piyush Mehta

Senior Vice President, Global Human Resources, Genpact


Mr. Piyush is an HR professional with  over 25 years of experience contributing to various aspects of people management in both business and corporate roles, including employee relations, organization capability building, M&A integration and managing the HR function for P&Ls and geographies. Currently the CHRO and an Officer of Genpact (NYSE: G) a leading global organization that designs, transforms, and runs intelligent business operations, generating impact for hundreds of clients including more than one-fourth of the Fortune Global 500 and employs 70,000+ people across 25 countries

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  Dr. R. K. Premarajan

Executive Chairman, Manipal Health Enterprises


Dr R. K. Premarajan has more than 25 years of experience as an academic and as a practitioner. His areas of teaching, research and consulting include, Competency Based HRM, Career Development, Psychological Testing, and Organizational Structure and Design. He occupied L&T Scholar of HR position during 2003-06. Currently he is on the Board of Governors of XLRI Jamshedpur.