Debashish Ghosh

CHRO, Berkadia

Mr Debashish Ghosh is a senior Human Resources professional with over 18 years of experience in managing end-to-end functions in HR. Over these years, he has led both global organizations and Indian conglomerates across multiple industries and locations. His core expertise lies in organization culture transformation, greenfield projects, and talent management.

He is currently working as the Vice President and Country HR Head of Berkadia, a Berkshire Hathaway and Jefferies Financial Services Co. Prior to joining Berkadia, he was associated with GE and Genpact managing multiple leadership roles in HR.

Mr Ghosh is an Executive Alumnus of IIM Calcutta and a Marshall Goldsmith Certified Executive and Teams Coach. He is also a certified practitioner of several behavior and personality assessment tools.

Mr Ghosh has been awarded with two of the most prestigious HR credentials in the world - Senior Certified Professional® from Society of Human Resources Management (SHRM-SCP®), and Global Talent Management Leader (GTML™) from Talent Management Institute.

His recent achievements include:
• Recognized by Siliconindia magazine as one of the “Top 10 most promising HR Leaders 2020”.
• Featured in Forbes India magazine (Oct '21 issue) as "India’s 50 Best HR Leaders 2021"

Mr Ghosh is an active member of 2 premier HR associations – Society of Human Resources Management (SHRM) and Human Resources Federation of India (HRFI). He also sits in the Industry Advisory Board of several Universities and B-schools. In these roles, he provides thought-leadership towards HR practices, industry-academia collaboration, and business strategy.