Anand Shankar

Director, Tata Management Training Centre

Anand brings extensive and rich industry experience to his role at TMTC. Before joining TMTC, he was Senior Partner with Deloitte and leader of the firm’s HR Transformation practice. An alumnus of The University of Chicago Booth School of Business, he is a seasoned strategist who has helped organizations across the globe in navigating business challenges by driving transformational change, building talent excellence, critical capabilities, and future leaders. He brings with him over three decades of experience, and has curated some of leading research studies in the field of HR. He joined Deloitte in India in April 2018 and served in this capacity for 3 years. During this time amongst other assignments, he anchored one of the largest Learning Transformations and Integrated Talent Management for one of India’s largest commercial organisations, a large Financial Services Company, A global multi business conglomerate.

Anand moved back to India in 2018 after having spent over 25 years working across 5 countries in 3 continents with 3 leading consulting firms. During that time, he has worked on a wide variety of areas focused on leadership development, establishing corporate universities and learning academies, organization design and structuring, HR Transformation and Technology and Organisation Vision, culture and values.

Immediately before Deloitte, Anand was the Global Chief Commercial Officer for Aon Hewitt setting up of a commercially focused team, which would enhance the firm’s focus on profitable growth and was instrumental in enabling agile, fast, and innovative growth for Aon Hewitt, playing an active role in client, solution and portfolio development across geographies and regions.

Anand is a Global expert in Human resource, Future of Work, Future of HR, Global Talent & HR market knowledge, APAC & MEA cultural and geographic market and market intelligence, a Marshall Goldsmith certified Coach and Mentor.

Anand started his career 32 years ago as part of the pioneer batch of Management Trainees with the Taj Group of Hotels. He then left India to work with a Western European Retail Chain and subsequently switched to management and HR consulting.