Hemalakshmi Raju

Chief Learning Officer (Hydrocarbon Business), RIL

Hema is a Learning & Leadership Development expert driven by a strong passion to create an impact on individuals and organizations. She holds multi-sector experience and has worked with large business conglomerates including Reliance Industries, Tata Motors & EID Parry.

She is currently driving the learning and capability building agenda for the Hydrocarbon Business of Reliance Industries Ltd. as its Chief Learning Officer. She is a firm believer and proponent of Modern Work Learning practices and works on technology led learning transformation, towards building learning as a key driver for individual and organizational results.

As a Culture Champion, she has led large scale culture change initiatives including articulating Mission, Values and Cultural Priorities and making it come alive through deep enrolment processes.

Coaching and Mentoring young HR professionals is her way of Paying Forward, which motivates her to blog regularly on topics pertaining to Leadership and HR. She writes poetry in her free time, which she believes is not just a form of creative expression but is also a medium for influencing change.