Amit Sharma

Former CHRO, Volvo

Amit Sharma is a senior HR professional with almost two and half decades of rich experience across various HR roles of which past more than a decade has been in Leadership positions with top-of-the-line organizations, in a diverse set of industries such as Indian Oil, Johnson & Johnson, Philips, TE Connectivity and Volvo Group.

With a high focus on Business HR, his experience spans on Workforce Strategy, HR Business Partnering, Organization Development, Change Management, Capability Building, Leadership Development, Employee Relations, Employee Engagement, Inclusion and Diversity at workplace, thus fueling business growth through high-performance Culture. He has successfully set up various greenfield organizations and has also led business footprint consolidation.

He is a proponent of bringing technology to HR processes while retaining the human connections in the organization. Amit values sense of responsibility, integrity, attention to detail, thorough planning while keeping the room for flexibility and improvisation during the execution.

Amit has received various internal and external recognitions for his work in HR and has been speaking on HR topics in various external forums. He has recently been recognized as “HR Leader of the Year 2023 – Large Scale Organisations” by The Economic Times and also India’s Top 23 HR Influencers for 2023 by HR Association of India.

Amit is MBA(HR) from UBS, Panjab University, Chandigarh and an Engineering Graduate from Thapar Institute of Engineering & Technology, Patiala. He has also done Diploma in Training & Development from ISTD New Delhi, is certified OD Practitioner from ISABS New Delhi and a certified Coach.

He has been Vice President of the National HRD Network, Bangalore Chapter for the year 2019-21 and is currently a member of CII’s National Committee on Industrial Relations.